Six American Dance Pioneers: A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Carmen De Lavallade (excerpt) and Carmen De Lavallade advising choreographerAdditional title: Josh KlineAdditional title: Heart and Floor (Choreographic work : Smith)
NamesDe Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Speaker)Hess, Susan (Speaker)Hess, Susan (Director)Kline, Josh (Videographer)Painted Bride Art Center (Presenter)
Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2000-10-29
Table of ContentsReel 1. Carmen De Lavallade [camera on audience] (10 min.) -- Conclusion (2 min.) / with Susan Hess and Carmen De Lavallade.Reel 2. Carmen De Lavallade advising choreographer in studio: Warm up (4 min.) / dancers and choreographers participating in session -- Introduction (11 min.) / by Susan Hess and Carmen De Lavallade -- Heart and Floor (performance) (11 min.) / choreography and performance, Jose Smith -- Discussion of Heart and Floor (19 min.) / speaker, Carmen De Lavallade.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1473
TopicsDe Lavallade, Carmen, 1931-Smith, JosieEd Sullivan show (Television program)Heart and Floor (Choreographic work : Smith)Carmen Jones (Motion picture)Racism and the arts -- United StatesDance rehearsals
NotesContent: Title taken from Dance Division's *MGZIDF 1472 and original cassette label.Additional physical form: Same as *MGZIDF 1471, without introduction and tribute but more visible film footage.Content: Reel 1 (12 min.) ; Reel 2 (44 min.).Creation/production credits: Presented by Susan Hess Modern Dance; videographer, Josh Kline.Venue: Videotaped during talk at Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pa. and dance studio 2000 October 29.Acquisition: Gift; Susan Hess; 2010.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (MiniDV) (56 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionReel 1: Brief Question & Answer session with Carmen De Lavallade talking about the Carmen Jones film, her feelings about Hip Hop dance; her experiences with racism on the Ed Sullivan Show and being arrested for attending a racially mixed party. Reel 2: Carmen De Lavallade talks about Josie Smith's Heart and Floor, includes working with text and passing over text and movement to quickly.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 890478211NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20294791Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4fdd0400-6457-0132-3fbf-3c075448cc4b
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