Conversations about the danceAdditional title: Conversations about the dance (Choreographic work)Additional title: Rodeo (Choreographic work : De Mille)
NamesDe Lappe, Gemze (Dancer)De Mille, Agnes (Choreographer)
Agnes de Mille Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1970 - 1979 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsReel 1 (ca. 30 min.). Taglioni / danced by Elaine Bauer or Linda di Bona (?) -- The three Graces / choreography, Isadora Duncan ; danced by Gemze de Lappe and two women -- [Duncan duet] / danced by Gemze de Lappe and a woman -- Slip jig / danced by Jeremy Blanton (?) -- Graham basic exercises / demonstrated by Tara Mitton (?) -- Rigaudon [listed as Camargo] / danced by Elaine Bauer or Linda di Bona (?) -- Ballet pas de deux -- Oklahoma!: pas de deux / danced by Gemze de Lappe and partner -- Paint your wagon: love scene / danced by Gemze de Lappe and partner.Reel 2 (ca. 22 min.). Dramatic exercises [listed as Pantomimes] -- Exercises -- Running suspension -- Step stately, an English country dance / danced by three couples -- Square dance / danced by four couples -- Galliard / danced by three couples -- Volta / danced by three couples -- Minuet / danced by a couple -- Waltz / danced by six couples -- Rodeo: excerpt / danced by six men -- Tap dance / danced by three men.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-8437Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4967 (former)
TopicsJig (Dance)Rigaudon (Dance)Galliard (Dance)Volta (Dance)Minuet (Dance)Waltz (Dance)Tap dancingPas de deuxRehearsals
NotesContent: Original tapes accompanied by handwritten list of contents.Creation/production credits: Choreography, Agnes de Mille (unless otherwise noted).Performers: Danced by Agnes de Mille's Heritage Dance Theatre.Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 2 videotape reels (56 min., 43 sec.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionRehearsal of dance sections from Agnes de Mille's lecture-demonstration Conversations about the dance, an overview of dance in the United States. Contains some repetitions and false starts.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F4NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12801565Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67e6f350-6933-0137-6a5a-65ec4fc3f83e
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