Six American Dance Pioneers: A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Annabelle Gamson

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Six American Dance Pioneers: A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Annabelle Gamson
Additional title: Isabel #1 and #2
Additional title: Dance at the Painted Bride
Names
Gamson, Annabelle (Speaker)
Stackhouse, Sarah (Speaker)
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans (Speaker)
Painted Bride Art Center (Presenter)
Collection

Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2001-03-25
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Introduction (9 min.) / speaker, Sarah Stackhouse -- Annabelle Gamson (35 min.) / speaker, Annabelle Gamson -- Question & Answer session (beginning) (18 min.) / speakers, Annabewlle Gamson, Sarah Stackhouse, Roxane D'Orleans.
Reel 2 (Part 1). Question & Answer session (conclusion) (approximately 6 min) / speakers, Annabelle Gamson, Sarah Stackhouse, Roxane D'Orleans -- (Part 2). Masters Exchange (18 min.) / Two dance solos (18 min.) / dancers, unidentified.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1481
Topics
Gamson, Annabelle
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Stackhouse, Sarah
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans
Nagrin, Daniel
Modern dance -- United States
Dance -- History -- 20th century
Genres
Interviews
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Title taken from opening speech, original cassette label, and other catalog records.
Content: Reel 1 (62 min.) ; Reel 2, Part 1 (approximately 6 min.) ; Reel 2, Part 3 (18 min.).
Content: Dance films not included in this video.
Creation/production credits: Presented by Susan Hess Modern Dance ; videotaped by Isabel.
Venue: Videotaped during talk at Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pa. 2001 March 25.
Acquisition: Gift; Susan Hess; 2010.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 3 videocassettes (MiniDV) (86 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Reel 1. Annabelle Gamson discusses how Brahms Waltzes was central to Isadora Duncan's work; Gamson's childhood and dance career; Gamson reading reviews and some of Duncan's words about her own work; commenting on a film of Lynn Seymour performing Duncan dance along with talk of her interpretation; Gamson also performed Mary Wigman dances and Janis Brenner performed some Wigman dances at a conference after some coaching from Gamson; Brahms Waltzes being created by Duncan just before her children died and then not performing again for many years; Duncan returning to dance in a different, more posed style; Gamson creating a piece entitled, Semele, to help Roxane D'Orleans understand more about Duncan's dances; story of Semele; Question & Answer session including Gamsons dance career, how she decided to focus on Isadora Duncan; Sarah Stackhouse talks about Daniel Nagrin and his improvisational group; D'Orleans talks about her own dance career; and Gamson talks about leaving dance in 1995 to pursue painting. Reel 2 (Part 1). Question & Answer session concludes with talk of Left Wing dancing and comments on Roxane D'Orleans dancing and her dance background. Reel 2 (Part 2). Two solo run-throughs for Masters Exchange program.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897205647
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20489493
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0549c20-6457-0132-df04-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2001: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Six American Dance Pioneers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2001. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1cfdae0-6457-0132-30e3-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Six American Dance Pioneers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1cfdae0-6457-0132-30e3-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2001). Six American Dance Pioneers Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1cfdae0-6457-0132-30e3-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1cfdae0-6457-0132-30e3-3c075448cc4b | title= (moving image) Six American Dance Pioneers, (2001) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=August 22, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Six American Dance Pioneers