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For thought: The art of ballet

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Title
For thought: The art of ballet
Names
Blake, Lisa (Producer)
Erickson, Mark (Commentator)
Connolly, Gloria (Commentator)
Perlmutter, Donna (Speaker)
Moore, Katherine (Dancer) (Speaker)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1992 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8856
Topics
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987
Dance -- Study and teaching
Ballet -- Study and teaching
Child dancers
Dance for children
Dance recitals
Genres
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: Part of the television series For thought. Produced by Sensible Shoes Productions. Creator/producer/writer/host: Lisa Blake. Photographer/editor: Alan Tavener.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min., 42 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Documentary on the significance of ballet in modern life. The role of ballet in education is discussed by Mark Erickson and Gloria Connolly, respectively balletmaster and director of Ballet Arts in Westlake Village, California. Their young students are seen in classes, recitals, and studio performances. Donna Perlmutter, author of Shadowplay, a biography of Antony Tudor, talks about Tudor's contribution to 20th-century ballet. Dancer Katherine Moore discusses the restrictiveness of ballet technique compared with modern dance. She is seen in performance and teaching a floor barre class.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936016004-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174660
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdd159f0-864f-0138-5d20-35acca50c14f
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1992: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "For thought: The art of ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a78b361b-490f-4a20-8ded-c95a358b7e13

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "For thought: The art of ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a78b361b-490f-4a20-8ded-c95a358b7e13

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). For thought: The art of ballet Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a78b361b-490f-4a20-8ded-c95a358b7e13

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For thought: The art of ballet