Lynn Seymour: when the dancing had to stop Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Additional title: Mayerling (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Additional title: Gloriana (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Additional title: Month in the country (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: Anastasia (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Additional title: Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan (Choreographic work : Ashton)
NamesSeymour, Lynn, 1939- (Interviewee)De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001 (Interviewee)Crisp, Clement (Interviewee)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)Cauley, Geoffrey (Dancer)Westmoreland, Terry (Dancer)Forsythe, William, 1949- (Choreographer)MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)Wall, David (Dancer)Eagling, Wayne (Dancer)Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)Kewley, Vanya (Producer)Royal Ballet (Dancer)British Broadcasting Corporation (Broadcaster)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1981Place: U.K.Publisher: BBC-TV
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8725
TopicsSeymour, Lynn, 1939-Ballet -- Excerpts
GenresTelevision programsMotion picturesDocumentary filmsFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesStatement of responsibility: BBC-TV ; producer, Vanya Kewley.Venue: Telecast in 1981 on the BBC-TV series Omnibus.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (61 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDocumentary on the career of ballerina Lynn Seymour, touching upon her struggle to dance again after injuries and health problems, her marriages, money problems, three children, favorite roles, and her work with choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, the Royal Ballet and other companies. Includes interviews with Seymour, Ninette de Valois, and Clement Crisp. Seymour is shown in class and rehearsal with Rudolf Nureyev, Geoffrey Cauley, Terry Westmoreland, and William Forsythe, and in performance excerpts from the ballets Romeo and Juliet (1971) and Giselle (1979) with Nureyev, Mayerling (1978) with David Wall, Gloriana (1977) with Wayne Eagling, A month in the country (1978) with Anthony Dowell, Anastasia (1967), Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan (1978), and a solo choreographed by Forsythe, which Seymour performs at the Gala for One-Parent Families at the London Palladium in 1981.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY867013559-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162365Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff820ce0-9477-0138-427e-112de1bdc661
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