May O'Donnell's Dance Energies, 1981 August 20
NamesGay, Philip (Director)Tatge, Catherine (Producer)O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Artistic director)O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Choreographer)O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Interviewee)O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Dancer)Green, Ray, 1908-1997 (Musical director)Green, Ray, 1908-1997 (Composer)Holmes, Ralph (Lighting designer)Berenbeim, Glenn (Set designer)Berenbeim, Glenn (Costume designer)Walker, Norman (Interviewee)Arpino, Gerald (Interviewee)Cahan, Cora (Interviewee)Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Interviewee)Joffrey, Robert (Interviewee)Shurr, Gertrude (Interviewee)Bowers, Faubion, 1917-1999 (Author of dialog)Bowers, Faubion, 1917-1999 (Narrator)Verlezza, Barbara (Dancer)Barber, Richard (Dancer)Bochette, Alyce (Dancer)Carter, Joseph (Dancer)Christel, David (Dancer)Gill, Alice (Dancer)Howard, Terry (Dancer)Lushington, Nancy (Dancer)Orrin, Dale (Dancer)Phillips, Lauren (Dancer)Stevens, Kevin (Dancer)Verlezza, Sabatino (Dancer)Limón, José (Dancer)May O'Donnell Concert Dance Company (Production company)CBS Cable (Production company)CBS Inc (Production company)
May O'Donnell and Ray Green Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-08-20Place: New York, NY
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3194
TopicsO'Donnell, May, 1906-2004
GenresVideo recordingsFilmed danceFilmed interviewsFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesStatement of responsibility: director, Philip Gay ; choreographer, May O'Donnell ; producer, Catherine Tatge ; a production of CBS Cable.Content: Title from original VHS cassette label and YouTube video.Original version: "Personal copy, Ray Green" -- note, original Umatic cassette label.Content: Blank screen with no sound for three breaks (time allowed for commercials); approx. 2 min. at 16-18 min. ; 2 min. at 36-38 min. ; and 1 min. at 56-57 min.Content: Dance excerpts include Dance Energies, Vibrations, Suspension, Hymn Tunes, Casey Jones (with José Limón), Pursuit of Happiness, Queen's Obsession, Dance concerto.Creation/production credits: Artistic director, May O'Donnell ; associate director, Gerturde Shurr ; musical director, Ray Green ; music, Ray Green, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Bela Bartok ; lighting designer, Ralph Holmes ; set and costume designer, Glenn Berenbeim.Performers: Interviewees, May O'Donnell, Norman Walker (choreographer), Gerald Arpino (Joffrey Ballet), Cora Cahan (The Feld Ballet), Dudley Williams (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre), Robert Joffrey (Joffrey Ballet), Gertrude Shurr.Performers: Writer and narrator, Faubion Bowers.Performers: Dancers, May O'Donnell Concert Dance Company: Barbara Allegra, Richard Barber, Alyce Bochette, Joseph Carter, David Christel, Alice Gill, Terry Howard, Nancy Lushington, Dale Linx Orrin, Lauren Phillips, Kevin Stevens, Sabatino Verlezza and excerpts with May O'Donnell and José Limón.Venue: Videotaped at dance studio and theater, New York, N.Y., 1981 August 20.Acquisition: Gift; O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation; 2012.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionMay O'Donnell discusses her choreographic works with clips of performance.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 968933363NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21152437Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 357cdde0-f879-0134-b13d-019898abdd58
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