Beverly BlossomAdditional title: Ballroom (Choreographic work : Blossom)Additional title: Brides (Choreographic work : Blossom)
NamesBlossom, Beverly (Choreographer)Hall, Julie (Dancer)Oliver, Suzanne K (Dancer)Caton, Ray (Lighting designer)Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 (Author)Lartigue, Jacques-Henri, 1894-1986 (Photographer)University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Dance (Associated name)Blossom, Beverly (Dancer)
Beverly Blossom Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1982-10
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Valentines for "Smiley" (approx. 34 min.). Music: Mancini, Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Tigger Benford and The Rhythmic Union, "Song of Busoga." Text: Gertrude Stein (excerpts from "A very valentine," "Tender buttons," and "Geography and plays"). Photography: Jacques-Henri Lartigue. Perf. by Blossom, assisted by Melanie Bales. -- Dime-a-dance (excerpt from Ballroom) (approx. 6 min.). Music: Irving Berlin, Harburg-Gurney, and D. Terris. Perf. by Lisa Carducci, Michael Myszkowski, Leslie Norton, Karen Robertson, Lisa Simons, Betsy Sloan, and Monica Thorn. -- Brides - a dream (approx. 13 min.). Music: Mantovani (What are you doing for the rest of your life?), Brian Eno, Hassell, and Fripp. Perf. by Julie Hall, Andrew Lewis, Myszkowski, Norton, Suzanne Oliver, Simons, and Thorn.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2765Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3510 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesVenue: Three works videotaped onstage at the Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana, in October 1982. Presented by Illinois Dance Theatre as part of a joint concert with Willis Ward.Creation/production credits: Choreography: Beverly Blossom. Lighting: Ray Caton.Performers: Performed by Beverly Blossom and members of Illinois Dance Theatre.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174693Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e06c6030-9e84-0132-b1f5-3c075448cc4b
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