Spotlight on Dance, 1978-11-07

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Spotlight on Dance, 1978-11-07
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Not necessarily recognizable objectives (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Somlyo, Roy A (Producer)
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002 (Director)
Parks, Hildy, 1926- (Author)
Parks, Hildy, 1926- (Producer)
Beebe, Hank (Composer)
Heyer, Bill (Composer)
Setterfield, Valda (Dancer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Dancer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Interviewee)
McConnell, James (Dancer)
Roth, Martha (Dancer)
Woodard, Stephanie (Dancer)
Woodward, Joanne, 1930- (Narrator)
Woodward, Joanne, 1930- (Interviewer)
Ullmann, Liv (Interviewer)
Satinoff, Jeff (Dancer)
Sarry, Christine (Dancer)
Berger, Lauree (Singer)
Schweid, Carole (Singer)
Summerhays, Jane (Singer)
Dean, Laura, 1945- (Choreographer)
Bunney, Judith (Interviewee)
Hamlisch, Marvin (Associated name)

David Gordon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-11-07
Table of Contents
David Gordon: Not Necessarily Recognizable Objectives.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3840
Feld, Eliot
Dean, Laura, 1945-
Gordon, David, 1936-
Bunney, Judith
American Dance Therapy Association
Dance companies
Dance in education
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: produced by Bentwood Television.
Content: Title on original: Interview by Joanne Woodward Nov/78.
Creation/production credits: Produced by Roy A Somlyo; Directed by Clark Jones; Conceived, Written and Co-produced by Hildy Parks; Musical Director Elliot Lawrence; Director of Photography James Ciarrocchi; Associate Producer Martha S. Mason; Costume Coordinator Alvin Colt; Art Director Don Shirley; Associate Director Patrick Maloney; Talent Coordinator Elizabeth M. MacKay; Production Manager Jerry Adler; Assistant to Miss Parks Kathleen Mazzocco; Production Assistant Christopher Cohen; Makeup Joe Cranzano; Hair Styles Werner Sherer; Theme Music by Hank Beebe and Bill Heyer; Additional Musical Arrangements by Lanny Meyers; Facilities by Matrix Video Services and Regent Sound Studios; Opening Titles Conceived by Jules Fisher Enterprises, Inc.; Opening Graphics by Dolphin Productions, Inc.; Alexander H. Cohen Executive Producer.
Performers: With Valda Setterfield, David Gordon, James McConnell, Martha Roth, Stephanie Woodard. Host: Joanne Woodward ; special guest appearance by Liv Ullman ; Jeff Satinoff, Christine Sarry, dancers ; Lauree Berger, Carole Schweid, Jane Summerhays, vocalist (At the Ballet from A Chorus Line) ; Laura Dean, David Gordon, Judith Bunney, interviewees.
Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co(s). 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Program on various aspects of dance. Covers a breif history of dance, especially ballet, dance education and Eliot Feld's special dance program with the NYC public school system. There is a dance demonstration by Satinoff and Sarry, followed by a profile on international dance companies touring NYC and dance productions on Broadway. Three women, Berger, Schweid, and Summerhays, perform At the Ballet from A Chorus Line. Laura Dean and David Gordon discuss their work, process, and choreographic styles with host Joanne Woodward. Liv Ullman then interviews Judith Bunney, then-president of the American Dance Therapy Association about the organization.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 900166835
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20513928
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e25dd460-9e7d-0132-24ba-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spotlight on Dance, 1978-11-07" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

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Spotlight on Dance, 1978-11-07