Festival of the danceAdditional title: New dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: House divided (Choreographic work : Weidman)Additional title: Flickers (Choreographic work : Weidman)Additional title: Emperor Jones (Choreographic work : Limón)Additional title: Asparagus beach (Choreographic work : Perez)Additional title: With my red fires (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesWeidman, Charles (Interviewee)Limón, José (Interviewee)Taliaferro, Clay (Dancer)DeSoto, Edward (Dancer)Tarnay, Linda (Dancer)Woodin, Peter (Dancer)Perez, Rudy (Interviewee)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)Steeg, Ted (Director)American Dance Festival Repertory Company (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1973
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS. - Reel 1 (32 1/2 min.) New dance: Excerpt. Choreography: Doris Humphrey. Choreography for prelude and third theme: Charles Weidman. Reconstructed by Charles Weidman, Edith Clurman, and Beatrice Seckler. Music: Wallingford Riegger. Leading roles: Linda Tarnay (Doris Humphrey's role) and Peter Woodin (Charles Weidman's role). A house divided: Brief b&w. clip. Choreography: Charles Weidman. - Reel 2 (27 1/2 min.) Flickers: Excerpt. Choreography: Charles Weidman. Music: Lionel Nowak. New dance: Excerpt. Emperor Jones: Excerpt. Choreography: José Limón, Based on the play by Eugene O'Neill. Staged by Daniel Lewis. Music: Heitor Villa-Lobos. Leading roles: Clay Taliaferro (Emperor Jones) and Edward DeSoto (White man). Asparagus beach: Excerpt. Choreography and sound: Rudy Perez. With my red fires: Excerpt. Choreography: Doris Humphrey. Staged by Christine Clark. Music: Wallingford Riegger.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6408Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-98 (former)
TopicsModern dance -- United StatesAmerican Dance Festival
GenresFilmed danceMotion picturesDocumentary filmsInterviews
NotesContent: Subtitle: Glimpses through time of America's own art form. Creation/production credits: Produced for the New Hampshire Network. Written and directed by Ted Steeg. Lighting designer: Thomas Skelton. Music director: Gerald Tarack. Narrator: Marvin Silbersheer.Performers: Performed by the American Dance Festival Repertory Company: Anne DeGange, Edward DeSoto, Dian Dong, Randall Faxon, Raymond Johnson, Ryland Jordan, Pamela Knisel, Rael Lamb, Dalienne Majors, Nancy Scher, Marc Stevens, Ted Striggles, Clay Taliaferro, Linda Tarnay, Nina Watt, Peter Woodin, and Debra Zalkind.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 1 videotape reel (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionDocumentary on the 25th annual American Dance Festival at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut. Includes interviews with Charles Weidman, José Limón, and Rudy Perez, a brief sketch of the history of modern dance, and excerpts from various dances.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY797027539-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157684Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07adbd20-7dc3-0134-71a4-00505686a51c
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