The Royal Ballet in Sylvia: at rehearsalAdditional title: Royal Ballet in rehearsal: SylviaAdditional title: Sylvia (Choreographic work : Ashton)
NamesAshton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)Ironside, Robin (Set designer)Ironside, Robin (Costume designer)Ironside, Christopher (Set designer)Ironside, Christopher (Costume designer)Wood, Edmée (Cinematographer)Wells, Doreen (Dancer)Gable, Christopher (Dancer)Ashbridge, Bryan, 1926- (Dancer)Sherwood, Gary (Dancer)Royal Ballet (Performer)Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)
Edmée Wood Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1963 (Inferred)
Table of ContentsReel 1. Act I: A sacred wood (36 min.) / cast, Phyllis Spira, Jacqueline Williams, Brenda Last (naiads) ; Hilary Debden, Judith Maden, Alfreda Thorogood (dryads) ; Ronald Emblen, John Sale, Johaar Mosaval, Michael Coleman, Terry Westmoreland, Alan Alder (fauns) ; Elizabeth Anderton, Gillian Orpin, Jennifer Layland, Carole Needham, Deidre O'Connaire, Yvonne Saunders, Helen Starr, Elaine Thomas (the hunt) ; artists of the Royal Ballet (cortege rustique) -- Reel 2. Act II: Orion's groteau (17 min.) / cast, Ronald Emblen, John Sale (slaves) ; Phyllis Spira, Jacqueline Williams (concubines) -- Reel 3. Act III: Near a temple of Diana by a seashore (34 min.) / Richard Farley (Apollo) ; Alexander Bennett (Jaeson) ; Shirley Grahame (Ceres) ; Deidre O'Connaire (Persephone) ; Elizabeth Anderton (Diana) ; Alan Beale (Pluto) ; Judith Maden, Ronald Emblen (goats) ; the muses: Jennifer Layland (the dance), Carole Needham (tradedy), Gloria Bluemel (comedy), Gillian Orpin (history), Elaine Thomas (epic poetry), Sheila Humphreys (lyric poetry), Jacqueline Williams (erotic poetry), Yvonne Saunders (sublime hymns), Helen Starr (astronomy) ; and artists of the Royal Ballet.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1746
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by Leo Delibes ; scenery and costumes by Robin and Christopher Ironside ; performed by The Royal Ballet.Content: British Film Institute's Film & TV database lists the title as: The Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Sylvia.Creation/production credits: Photography by Film Service of Edmée Wood.Performers: Doreen Wells (Sylvia), Christopher Gable (Aminta), Bryan Ashbridge (Orion), Gary Sherwood (Eros).Venue: Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1963.Funding: Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 3 film reels (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersOther local Identifier: Edmee Wood CollectionNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18038056Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f89fceb0-f87e-0130-20d8-3c075448cc4b
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