amerimusica '93: Event of the Year

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Additional title: Event of the Year: amerimusica '93
Additional title: Death of Hamlet
Additional title: amerimusica '93 (Choreographic work : Weinstein)
Additional title: National Dance Institute Moving Image Archive
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Creator)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Conceptor)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Choreographer)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Artistic director)
Weinstein, Ellen (Conceptor)
Weinstein, Ellen (Choreographer)
Weinstein, Ellen (Stage director)
Weinstein, Ellen (Artistic director)
Amram, David (Composer)
Amram, David (Lyricist)
Amram, David (Conductor)
Yount, Kenneth M (Costume designer)
Hickey, John (Lighting designer)
Even, Tirtza (Videographer)
Lewis-Evans, Kecia (Performer)
Foreman, Donlin (Performer)
Merritt, Theresa (Performer)
Donahue, Phil (Performer)
No Name Gospel Singers (Performer)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Presenter)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Performer)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-06-07
Table of Contents
Introduction (5 min.) / Governor's Decade of the Child Certificate of merit award winners, Robert Kinsky, Leslie Kappel (?), Jacques D'Amboise, and Ellen Weinstein -- Performance (80 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3831
Dance for children -- United States
Performing arts and children -- United States
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: conceived by Jacques D'Amboise and Ellen Weinstein ; directed by Ellen Weinstein ; choreography by Ellen Weinstein ; performed by National Dance Institute.
Content: Title from opening credits.
Content: Additional title on original videocassette label is incorrect: Death of Hamlet with Ron Silver Intro.
Creation/production credits: Founder and Artistic Director, Jacques D'Amboise ; Co-Artistic Director, Ellen Weinstein ; original music and lyrics composed, orchestrated and conducted by David Amram ; original artwork, John Alexander ; choreography by Ellen Weinstein with Jacques D'Amboise, Janine Aloisi, Adrienne Ehrlich-Miller, Donlin Foreman, Lori Klinger, Nick Leone, Catherine Oppenheimer, Mark Reis, Tim Santos, Jenny Seham ; costumes designed by Kenneth M. Yount ; lighting designed by John Hickey ; produced by Maria Productions, Inc/Maria Di Dia ; videography, Character Generators/Video ; cameraperson, Tirtza Even.
Performers: Starring, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Donlin Foreman, Theresa Merritt with a special appearance by The No Name Gospel Singers ; featuring National Dance Institute dancers (1,000 children from New York and New Jersey schools) and Phil Donahue.
Venue: Videotaped during performance at the Paramount at Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y., 1993 June 7.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise ; 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) 85 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 906945628
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20596171
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf0591c0-4aa7-0133-743c-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "amerimusica '93" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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