Over Sonia Gaskell
NamesGaskell, Sonia (Interviewee)Egorova, Lubov Nikolaevna, 1880-1972 (Teacher)Dantzig, Rudi van (Interviewee)Kassies-van Oven, Louki (Director)Schultink, Joop (Interviewee)Weetering, Conrad van de (Interviewee)Manen, Hans van, 1932- (Interviewee)Flier, Jaap (Interviewee)Bije, Willy de la (Interviewee)Radius, Alexandra (Interviewee)Bank, Wilbert (Director)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1530
TopicsGaskell, SoniaNationale Ballet (Netherlands)Ballet -- NetherlandsDance -- Netherlands -- 20th century
GenresMotion picturesDocumentary filmsFilmed danceInterviewsFilmed performancesTelevision programs
NotesContent: Part of the series, Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1970.Creation/production credits: Produced by Theaterschool Amsterdam in collaboration with the Centraal Dansberaad, the Hague. Directed by Wilbert Bank, Jan Kassies, Louki van Oven, and Eefje van Schaik.Language: Titles and narration in Dutch. English transcript available (in: *MGZR Television. Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1970).Citation/reference: For other parts of this series, see: *MGZIC 9-263.Content: Part I (22 min.) is about Sonia Gaskell's youth in Russia and her years in Palestine and Paris. Includes film footage of Lubov Egorova teaching a ballet class (ca. 1969 at about age 89).Content: Part II (45 min.) concerns her emigration in 1938 to Holland, her career there as a teacher and choreographer, and the formation of the Nederlands Ballet in 1954.Content: Part III (56 min.) continues with the evolution of Dutch ballet and the formation of the National Ballet in 1961 with Gaskell as artistic director.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (123 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDocumentary about Sonia Gaskell, founder of the Netherlands Ballet. Chiefly still photographs, with numerous short film segments and interviews with Sonia Gaskell (taped in 1967), Rudi van Dantzig, Louki van Oven, Joop Schultink, Conrad van de Weetering, Hans van Manen, Jaap Flier, Willy de la Bye, and Alexandra Radius.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12163955Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7da4e2e0-0826-0131-9599-3c075448cc4b
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