The Dance-crazy kid from New Jersey meets HofmannsthalAdditional title: Dance-crazy kid from New Jersey meets Hofmannsthal (Choreographic work : Perez)
NamesSnodgrass, Dura (Performer)Gordon, Lonny Joseph (Performer)Dunne, Peter (Performer)Taylor, Michael (Dancer) (Performer)Goodman, Anne (Performer)Paquette, Anne (Performer)Chang, Lisa (Performer)Hernon, Patti (Performer)Grimaldo, Jeffrey (Performer)Seder, Mona Jean (Performer)Perez, Rudy (Director)Bayer, Michael (Composer)DeGroodt, Steve (Designer)Bovee, Strawn (Adapter)St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Originator)Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 (Originator)Stillwell, Liz (Lighting designer)Miick, Susan Perry (Costume designer)Ravarour, Adrian (Videographer)Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble (Performer)Armory Center for the Arts (Event place)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992-09
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3367Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5654 (former)
TopicsSt. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 -- DramaHofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 -- Drama
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Accompanied by house program.Creation/production credits: Dramaturgy and text, Strawn Bovee from the writings of Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Ruth St. Denis, Fritz Scholder, and Strawn Bovee ; visual design, Steve DeGroodt ; costumes/coordinator, Susan Perry Miick ; lighting, Liz Stillwell.Performers: Performed by the Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble (in order of appearance): Dura Snodgrass (spirit of Ruth St. Denis) ; Lonny Gordon (Hofmannsthal) ; Peter Dunne, Michael Taylor (veil bearers) ; Anne Goodman, Michael Taylor, Peter Dunne (disciples) ; Anne Paquette, Lisa Chang, Patti Hernon (young Ruths) ; Dura Snodgrass, Jeffrey Grimaldo (workmen) ; Anne Goodman (blind person) ; Mona Jean Seder (Dance-crazy kid) ; Lisa Chang, Jeffrey Grimaldo (dreamers) ; Jeffrey Grimaldo, Anne Goodman, Dura Snodgrass, Anne Paquette, Lisa Chang, Patti Hernon (Everyman) ; Michael Taylor, Peter Dunne, Jeffrey Grimaldo (men's group) ; Jeffrey Grimaldo (spirit of Ted Shawn) ; Patti Hernon (Ruth's mother) ; finale performed by the spirit of Ruth St. Denis, Hofmannsthal, and the Dance-crazy kid.Performers: Musicians: Michael Bayer (conductor), Kalman Bloch (clarinet), Christine Dietrich (cello), Paul Greenhaw (percussion), Jannine G. Livingston and Mark Uranker (keyboards).Performers: Singers: David Aul, Charles Gran, Dennis Parnell, Seth Warner.Performers: Actors: Richard Courntey [Courtney?], Carmella V. Greacen, Greg Heimer, Laura McCann, Strawn Bovee.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, Calif., in September 1992 ; videographer, Adrian Ravarour.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (59 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2956NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13860844Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): db4efc20-aa12-0133-3d7a-60f81dd2b63c
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