New Horizons [and] Beginnings: School of American BalletAdditional title: BeginningsAdditional title: Coppélia (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Danilova, A after Petipa, M)Additional title: Symphony in C (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesTallchief, Maria (Teacher)Stuart, Muriel, 1900-1991 (Teacher)Williams, Stanley, 1925-1997 (Teacher)Tumkovsky, Antonina (Teacher)Kramarevsky, Andrei (Teacher)Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981 (Teacher)Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Teacher)Schorer, Suki (Teacher)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Erskine, Maren (Film producer)Erskine, Reed (Film producer)Tulsa Studios (Production company)Oklahoma Arts Institute (Presenter)School of American Ballet (Dancer)American Federation of Musicians (Sponsor)Music Performance Trust Funds (Sponsor)Kerr Foundation (Sponsor)Phillips Petroleum Company (Sponsor)
Maria Tallchief Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977
Table of ContentsNew Horizons (13 min.) / presented by Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute ; sponsored by American Federation of Musicians, Music Performance Trust Fund, Kerr Foundation ; film made possible by Phillips Petroleum Company ; [produced by] Tulsa Studios ; participants include Maria Tallchief (teacher) -- Beginnings: School of American Ballet (1977) (31 min.) / by Maren and Reed Erskine ; produced by the School of American Ballet ; camera/editing, Maren Erskine ; sound, Reed Erskine ; dance consultant, Suki Schorer.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1354
TopicsTallchief, MariaDanceDance schools -- New York (State) -- New YorkDance -- AuditionsChild dancersQuartz Mountain State Park (Okla.)Oklahoma Arts InstituteSchool of American BalletDance -- Study and teaching
NotesContent: Title from opening credits.Additional physical form: Additional copy of Beginnings in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, *MGZIDVD 5-5990.Venue: Videotaped at the Quartz Mountain State Park, Oklahoma and the School of American Ballet, New York, N.Y. [19--?] and 1977.Acquisition: Gift; Maria Tallchief and Elise Paschen.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (approximately 44 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionNew Horizons is about the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute program held annually, includes Maria Tallchief teaching ballet class and talking to students."Beginnings is a film portrait of the School of American Ballet, New York, portrayed through scenes of classes taught by various teachers, auditions for admission, rehearsals for a workshop performance of George Balanchine's Symphony in C, and a rehearsal and performance of a children's dance in Coppélia. Voice-over commentaries by teachers and students give their observations of life at the school. Teachers on screen, in order of appearance, are: Muriel Stuart, Stanley Williams, Antonina Tumkovsky, Andrei Kramarevsky, Felia Doubrovska, Alexandra Danilova, and Suki Schorer. Teachers heard in voice-overs are: Helene Dudin, Richard Rapp, and Elise Reiman. Balanchine briefly appears in the Coppélia rehearsal footage." -- summary note, *MGZIDVD 5-5990 Beginnings.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19961532Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2a5c5c0-352b-0131-7129-3c075448cc4b
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