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Title
Prodigal son [Close shot]
Additional title: Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)
Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)
Otto, William, 1958- (Dancer)
Byars, Michael (Dancer)
Williams, Todd R. (Dancer)
Ringer, Jenifer (Dancer)
Walter, Melissa (Dancer)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Kochno, Boris (Librettist)
Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958 (Designer)
Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-05-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4266B
Topics
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Ballet
Biblical characters in dance
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Sergei Prokofiev.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Libretto, Boris Kochno ; decor, Georges Rouault ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Robert La Fosse (the prodigal son), Heléne Alexopoulos (the siren), William Otto (father), Michael Byars and Todd Williams (servants to the prodigal son), Jenifer Ringer and Melissa Walter (the sisters), and Charles Anderson, Sant'gria Bello, James Fayette, Arch Higgins, Robert Lyon, Andrew Robertson, Sean Savoye, Gordon Stevens, and Jian Wang (drinking companions).
Performers: Conductor: Gordon Boelzner.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 9, 1993 (matinee), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4266A.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Ballet based on the Biblical story of the prodigal son.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175886
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 015e9b60-e373-0130-3e82-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prodigal son [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/02afdc40-e373-0130-3f46-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prodigal son [Close shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/02afdc40-e373-0130-3f46-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Prodigal son [Close shot] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/02afdc40-e373-0130-3f46-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Prodigal son [Close shot]