I'm old fashioned [Close shot]Additional title: Variations on I'm old fashioned (Choreographic work : Robbins)
NamesLopez, Lourdes (Dancer)Calegari, Maria (Dancer)Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)Soto, Jock (Dancer)Woetzel, Damian (Dancer)Astaire, Fred (Dancer)Hayworth, Rita, 1918-1987 (Dancer)Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (Composer)Raset, Val (Choreographer)Klotz, Florence (Costume designer)Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)Millard, Jay (Videographer)Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)Gould, Morton, 1913-1996 (Composer)New York City Ballet (Performer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
A Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets, June 5, 1990 - June 17, 1990
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1990-06-07
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2510B
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Subtitled The Astaire variations. Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts, at New York State Theater, New York, on June 7, 1990, during the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets. Close shot version; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-2510A.Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music: Morton Gould, based on a theme by Jerome Kern. Costumes: Florence Klotz. Lighting: Ronald Bates.Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet: Lourdes Lopez, Maria Calegari, Heléne Alexopoulos, Robert La Fosse, Jock Soto, Damian Woetzel, with Allison Brown, Antonia Franceschi, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Margo Krody, Monique Meunier, Gretchen Patchell, Teresa Reyes, Jenifer Ringer, Melissa Walter, Charles Anderson, Paul Boos, Cornel Crabtree, Espen Giljane, Arch Higgins, Robert Lyon, Nilas Martins, William Otto, Peter Stark. New York City Ballet Orchestra conducted by Hugo Fiorato.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (35 min.) : sound, color, black and white sequence ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionA dance from Columbia Pictures' You were never lovelier (1942) provides the ballet's theme. Choreographed by Fred Astaire and Val Raset to music by Jerome Kern, it is performed in a b&w film clip by Astaire and Rita Hayworth. The ballet's variations, choreographed by Robbins to music by Gould, are danced on stage by the New York City Ballet.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170263Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 36fcdcb0-7788-0130-493d-3c075448cc4b
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