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Something Extraordinary, 1995 April 17: Benefit, 2 tapes - Dress and Performance
Additional title: Benefit at Hunter College
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-
Silver, Ron, 1946-2009
Straus, Tracy
Weinstein, Ellen
Seham, Jenny
Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse
National Dance Institute (U.S.)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-04-17
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (109 min.). Dress Rehearsal (65 min.) -- Performance (beginning) (44 min.) ; Reel 2 (29 min.). Performance (conclusion). Includes: Rags & Blues / choreography, Tracy Straus and Jacques D'Amboise ; music, Scott Joplin and others ; performed by Nancy Ling, Jamie Staton -- Sea Mother's Son / choreography, Jacques D'Amboise ; performed by John Sarubbi, Erika Garcy, Javan Brewster, Darian Brown, Charles Johnson, Alison Bril(?) -- Early Eugene / choreography, Ellen Weinstein and Jacques D'Amboise ; music, Medley ; performed by Jose Batista, Lena Sradnick -- Ballroom / choreography, Jenny Seham ; music, Medley ; performed by Celebration team -- Death of Hamlet / choreography, Jacques D'Amboise ; music, William Byrd and Wolfgang Mozart ; performed by Yaniv Schulman, Alex Faboug and Celebration team -- Particles Collide / choreography, Jacques D'Amboise ; music, Chabrier ; performed by Entire Cast.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4425
Benefit performances -- New York (State) -- New York
Dance for children -- New York (State) -- New York
Performing arts and children -- New York (State) -- New York
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by National Dance Institute.
Content: Title from original videocassette label and opening video speech.
Content: Video begins abruptly.
Date: Date stamp on bottom of screen.
Statement of responsibility: National Dance Institute founder, Jacques D'Amboise.
Performers: Host, Ron Silver ; performers, National Dance Institute dancers.
Venue: Videotaped during benefit performance at Sylvia & Danny Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, New York, N.Y., 1995 April 17.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise ; 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (137 min.) : sound, color.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 927110224
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20826754
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac7014b0-a9ef-0133-99e4-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1995: Created
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Something Extraordinary, 1995 April 17" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Something Extraordinary, 1995 April 17" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019.

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Something Extraordinary, 1995 April 17