The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company, 1978 March 19

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Title
The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company, 1978 March 19
Additional title: Riverside Dance Festival
Additional title: Jerry Ames Archive
Additional title: Tapists (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Happy tap (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Waltz time (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Shades (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Swing time (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Slip and slide (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Mood Espagnol (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Sound footing (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: American Irish jig (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Currents (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Softly (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Improvisation (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Bistro (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Elegante (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Maid of rhythm (Choreographic work : Ames)
Additional title: Steppin' out (Choreographic work : Ames)
Names
Ames, Jerry (Choreographer)
Ames, Jerry (Dancer)
Ames, Jerry (Director)
McQueen, Butterfly (Speaker)
Burke, Kathy (Dancer)
Gehrke, Lucinda (Dancer)
Landis, Nancy (Dancer)
Lumbard, Dirk (Dancer)
McKay, Gary (Dancer)
Skinner, Randy (Dancer)
Barnes, Rolf (Performer)
Roberts, Ruth (Lighting designer)
Milliken, Glynis (Stage manager)
Guerro, Jose (Costume designer)
Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company (Dancer)
Collection

Jerry Ames Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-03-19
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (32 min.). The Tapists (2 min.) / music, Typewriter ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Lucinda Gehrke, Nancy Landis -- Happy Tap (2 min.) / music, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ; dancer, Jerry Ames -- Slip and Slide (3 min.) / music, Sandpaper Ballet ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Lucinda Gehrke, Nancy Landis, Gary McKay, Randy Skinner -- Mood Espagnol (2 min.) / music, Perfidia ; dancer, Jerry Ames -- Waltz Time (3 min.) / music, Belle of New York ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Gary Mckay -- Shades (premiere) (3 min.) / music, Rhapsody in Blue ; dancer, Nancy Landis -- Swing Time (4 min.) / music, One O'Clock Jump ; dancer, Jerry Ames -- An American Irish Jig (3 min.) / music, The Irish Washerwoman ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Nancy Landis, Gary McKay, Randy Skinner -- Intermission -- Currents (10 min.) / music, Acapella (Work in Progress) ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Lucinda Gehrke, Nancy Landis, Dirk Lumbard, Gary McKay, Randy Skinner.
Reel 2 (34 min.). Improvisation (16 min.) / music, the fingers & the feet ; music performed by Rolf Barnes ; dancer, Jerry Ames ; guest, Butterfly McQueen -- Bistro (3 min.) / music, One of Those Songs ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Gary McKay -- Elegante (3 min.) / music, 18th Century Drawing Room ; dancer, Jerry Ames -- Sound Footing (5 min.) / music, Big Noise from Winnetka ; dancers, Kathy Burke, Nancy Landis, Gary McKay, Randy Skinner -- Maid of Rhythm (3 min.) / music, Song of India ; dancer, Kathy Burke -- Softly (3 min.) / music, Tiptoe Through the Tulips ; dancer, Jerry Ames -- Steppin' Out [incomplete, ends abruptly] (2 min.) / music, Give My Regards to Broadway ; dancers, Entire Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2092
Topics
Tap dancing
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreographed and directed by Jerry Ames ; presented by The Riverside Dance Festival.
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Jerry Ames ; lighting design, Ruth Roberts ; stage manager, Glynis Milliken ; costumes, Jose Guerro.
Performers: Dancers, The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company: Jerry Ames, Kathy Burke, Lucinda Gehrke, Nancy Landis, Dirk Lumbard, Gary McKay, Randy Skinner ; pianist, Rolf Barnes.
Venue: Videotaped during performance at Riverside Church theater, New York, N.Y., 1978 March 19.
Acquisition: Gift; donated by Estate of Jerry Ames, 2011.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (62 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 940566470
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20903436
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be77d790-72ca-0134-d2ad-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company, 1978 March 19" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dac805a0-a964-0133-c60a-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company, 1978 March 19" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dac805a0-a964-0133-c60a-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company, 1978 March 19 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dac805a0-a964-0133-c60a-60f81dd2b63c

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The Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company, 1978 March 19