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Denishawn

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Title
Denishawn
Additional title: Schubert waltzes (Choreographic work : St. Denis)
Additional title: White jade (Choreographic work : St. Denis)
Additional title: Cosmic dance of Siva (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Choeur dansé (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Bakawali (Choreographic work : St Denis)
Additional title: Incense (Choreographic work : St Denis)
Additional title: Death of Adonis (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: The contributions of American dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn
Names
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
Flaherty, Beth (Dancer)
Zall, Deborah (Dancer)
Sofman, Stacy (Dancer)
Becker, Robin (Dancer)
Reed, June MacLaren (Actor)
Reed, Paul (Actor)
Rowthorn, Janet (Dancer)
Sherman, Jane (Restager)
Santee, Clark (Producer)
Chase, Candace A (Costume designer)
New Jersey Center Dance Collective (Dancer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985
Table of Contents
Incense. Chor: Ruth St. Denis. Performed by Deborah Zall. -- Bakawali nautch. Chor: St. Denis. Performed by Stacy Sofman. -- Choeur dansée. Chor: Ted Shawn. Performed by Robin Becker, Janet Rowthorn, and Beth Flaherty. -- Adagio pathétique. Choreographed and performed by Ted Shawn. -- Vintage footage of St. Denis in a music visualization. -- Schubert waltzes: Chor: St. Denis. Perf: Robin Becker. White jade. Choreographed and performed by Ruth St. Denis. -- Cosmic dance of Shiva. Choreographed and performed by Ted Shawn.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6912
Topics
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Content: Subtitle: The contributions of American dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Produced and written by Clark Santee. Co-produced by Delia Gravel Santee. Distributed under the title Denishawn: the birth of modern dance by Kultur, West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Creation/production credits: Dances re-constructed by Jane Sherman. Costumes: Candace Chase. Performed by the Denishawn Repertory Dancers of the New Jersey Center Dance Collective. Artistic director: Janet Rowthorn. Principal dancers: Deborah Zall, Robin Becker, Stacy Sofman, Janet Rowthorn, and Beth Flaherty.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (41 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Interviews with Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn (as portrayed by the actors June MacLaren Reed and Paul Reed, respectively) are interspersed with reconstructions and vintage footage of dances choreographed and performed by Shawn and St. Denis. Footage of the company on tour in the Orient, of the Denishawn school, as well as still photos of the couple are also seen.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
International Standard Book Number: 1561273015
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896014405-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167190
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ebd1280-8345-0138-7e88-047f564c23d6
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1968: Creator Died
  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Denishawn" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/550dedfc-5947-4a51-83d3-9601388df18c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Denishawn" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/550dedfc-5947-4a51-83d3-9601388df18c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Denishawn Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/550dedfc-5947-4a51-83d3-9601388df18c

Wikipedia Citation

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Denishawn