An evening with Markova and DolinAdditional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work)Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work)
NamesMarkova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Interviewee)Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Interviewee)Hall, Elizabeth (Dancer)Davis, Douglas (Dancer)Terry, Walter (Host)Schwartz, Randy (Producer)Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Dancer)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977-10-16
Table of ContentsReel I. Retrospective slide show. Reminiscences of Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev), the Camargo Ballet Society, the Vic-Wells Ballet, and the Markova-Dolin Ballet Company. Dolin discusses his role in Les fâcheux (Nijinska) and The blue train (Nijinska). Markova discusses her role in The nightingale (Balanchine) and La chatte (Balanchine). Markova and Dolin perform brief mime excerpt from Act II of Swan lake. - Reel II: Markova and Dolin coach Elizabeth Hall and Douglas Davis of the Los Angeles Ballet in the adagio of the pas de deux from Act II of Swan lake. Markova and Dolin perform mime excerpts from the courtship scene (Act I), the mad scene (Act I), and the absolution scene (Act II ending) from Giselle.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6442Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-411 (former)
TopicsBallets russesCamargo Ballet SocietyVic-Wells BalletMarkova-Dolin Ballet CompanyFâcheux (Choreographic work : Nijinska)Song of the nightingale (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Chatte (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Train bleu (Choreographic work : Nijinska)Ballet -- AnecdotesPas de deuxPartnering in danceBallet -- Study and teaching
GenresInterviewsFilmed danceFilmed performancesLectures
NotesCreation/production credits: Producer: Randy Schwartz. Pianist: Mark Graham. Camera: Jerry Berg.Venue: Taped in "performance" at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, California on October 16, 1977.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 2 videotape reels (110 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionAn interview-demonstration with Dame Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, hosted by Walter Terry.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY787011053-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157339Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23806d70-7dd1-0134-61a6-00505686a51c
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