Figura ; Carlota

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Figura ; Carlota
Additional title: Figura (Choreographic work : Louis)
Additional title: Carlota (Choreographic work : Limón)
Maxwell, Carla (Dancer)
Watt, Nina (Dancer)
Varone, Doug (Dancer)
Cratty, Bill (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Solino, Louis (Dancer)
Bernhard, Sue (Dancer)
Carmany, Ginga (Dancer)
Lome, Russell (Dancer)
May, Jim, 1944- (Dancer)
Louis, Murray (Choreographer)
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Kukil, Bohdan (Director)
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996 (Lighting designer)
Garcia, Frank (Costume designer)
Winter, Paul (Composer)
Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (Composer)
Segovia, Andrés, 1893-1987 (Composer)
Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)
Tomlinson, Charles D (Costume designer)
Diamond, Dennis (Director)
José Limón Dance Company (Performer)
Kukil, Bohdan (Videographer)

José Limón Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-07
Place: United States
Table of Contents
Figura (approx. 25 min.). Choreography: Murray Louis. Music: Paul Winter Consort, [Ernesto] Lecuona [y Casado], and [Andrés] Segovia. Costumes: Frank Garcia. Perf. by Nina Watt, Carla Maxwell, Douglas Varone, and Robert Swinston. -- Carlota (approx. 24 min.). Choreography: José Limón. Performed without musical accompaniment. Costumes: Pauline Lawrence and Charles Tomlinson. Perf. by Maxwell (Carlota, Empress); Louis Solino (Maximilian, Emperor); Swinston (Benito Juarez, President); Sue Bernhard, Ginga Carmany, and Watt (court ladies); Bill Cratty, Russell Lome, Jim May, and Varone (guerrillas).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7235
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3145 (former)
American Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, in July 1979, as part of the American Dance Festival Video Archival Project directed by Dennis Diamond. Coordinating director/cameraperson: Bohdan Kukil.
Performers: Performed by members of the José Limón Dance Company.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (48 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926028994-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172148
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15b338e0-3f1f-0135-7cac-152d424ee1a8
Rights Statement
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  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Figura ; Carlota" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Figura ; Carlota" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2023.

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Figura ; Carlota