The Celebration of an American Dream,1988 October 13 and 14 Additional title: Jacques' Devault Pennsylvania Residency booked through Sondra Ross
NamesNational Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Choreographer)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Director)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Speaker)Bye, Gwendolyn (Choreographer)Bye, Gwendolyn (Director)Bye, Gwendolyn (Adapter)Weinstein, Ellen (Choreographer)Diamond, Neil (Composer)Diamond, Neil (Lyricist)Moore, Barbara (Composer)Cohan, George M (Composer)Haley, Ed (Composer)Queen, John (Composer)Cannon, Hugh (Composer)Dinerstein, Adele (Arranger)Carrevalino, Georgie (Funder)Puleo, Joanna (Dancer)Wilson, Louisa (Dancer)Morgan, Chris (Dancer)Harmon, Frances (Dancer)Fox, Jim (Dancer)Jacobs, Julie (Dancer)Chang, Jason (Dancer)Lau, Kin Wai (Dancer)Moore, Jeffrey (Dancer)Karol, John (Dancer)Luberoff, Rolf (Dancer)Passaretti, Rachel (Dancer)Regaldo, Jhonasttan (Dancer)Alexander, Ian (Performer)Messner, Scott (Performer)Mullen, Scott (Performer)Schmitt, Jeanne (Performer)Dubroff, David (Videographer)Radice, Tom (Videographer)Gallagher, Frank (Videographer)Stribrny, Bill (Director)Fitzpatrick, William (Speaker)National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Dancer)
National Dance Institute Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1988-10-13Date Created: 1988-10-14
Table of ContentsOpening commentary about the National Dance Institute program and Jacques d'Amboise residency (6 min.) -- America: choreographer, Jacques d'Amboise; music and lyrics, Neil Diamond; Georgie Carrevalino, student ensemble, dancers (3 min.) -- Just Warming Up: choreographer, Gwendolyn Bye; music, Barbara Moore; student ensemble, dancers (7 min.) -- Words from Dr. William Fitzpatrick, Superintendent Great Valley Schools (2 min.) -- Dancers in Time: choreographer, d'Amboise; music, Moore; Joanna Puleo, Louisa Wilson, Chris Morgan, Frances Harmon, dancers (6 min.) -- Words from d'Amboise, introducing Early Eugene: signed by Jan Josiassen (3 min.) -- Early Eugene: choreographed by Ellen Weinstein; adapted by Bye; music, George M. Cohan, Ed Haley, John Queen and Hugh Cannon; Jim Fox (Eugene), Julie Jacobs (Girl), Charlestown students, dancers (7 min.) -- Sea Mother's Son: choreographer, d'Amboise; music, Traditional Sea Chanties arranged by Adele Dinerstein; members of National Dance Institute (principals), Sugartown students (Crew), dancers (18 min.) -- God Bless America: full cast, dancers (8 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3969
TopicsO'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953Dance in educationDance for childrenD'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- AmericaD'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- Dancers in timeD'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- Sea mother's sonBye, Gwendolyn. Just warming upWeinstein, Ellen. Early Eugene
GenresMusicFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: a joint production of The Upper Merion Area School District and The Great Valley School District.Creation/production credits: Choreographed and directed by Jacques d'Amboise and Gwendolyn Bye; produced for television by the Department of Instructional and Cable Television of the Upper Merion Area School District; camera operators, David Dubroff, Tom Radice, Frank Gallagher; directed for TV by Bill Stribrny. A Viking Production.Performers: Students and teachers from Candlebrook, Charlestown, Markley and Sugartown Elementary Schools, dancers; Jason Chang, Kin Wai Lau, Jeffrey Moore, John Karol, Rolf Luberoff, Rachel Passaretti, Jhonasttan Regaldo, special guest dancers from the National Dance Institute; Ian Alexander, Scott Messner, Scott Mullen, Jeanne Schmitt, singers/narrators; Dr. William Fitzpatrick, on-stage host.Venue: Recorded 1988 October 13 and 14 Devault, Pennsylvania.System details: Streaming video.Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 961830291NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21110036Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5903950-2bf8-0137-9c49-537c5553e4fc
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