Martha Graham Dance Ensemble: 2003 New York SeasonAdditional title: MGE MarymountAdditional title: Diversion of angels (Choreographic work : Graham)Additional title: Nocturne (Choreographic work : Ross)Additional title: Penitente (Choreographic work : Graham)Additional title: Acts of light (Choreographic work : Graham)
NamesTopping, Kenneth (Artistic director)Topping, Kenneth (Speaker)Graham, Martha (Choreographer)Graham, Martha (Costume designer)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Choreographer)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Honoree)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Lighting designer)Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008 (Composer)Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-1969 (Lighting designer)Zall, Deborah (Associated name)Young, Karen (Costume designer)Horst, Louis (Composer)Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931 (Composer)Halston, 1932-1990 (Costume designer)Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)Emmons, Beverly (Lighting designer)Adjanski, Snezana (Dancer)Bowman, Nya (Dancer)Delia, Jessica (Dancer)Elder, Jacquelyn (Dancer)Gonzales, Ernest (Dancer)Mavrokefalou, Ritza (Dancer)Nasu, Kumiko (Dancer)Ooi, Eng Kian (Dancer)Smith, Jeffrey (Dancer)Smith, Sadira (Dancer)Zaragoza, Gabriel (Dancer)Zarate-Sanchez, Marco (Dancer)Zavala, Alejandro Chavez (Dancer)Martha Graham Dance Ensemble (Dancer)
Bertram Ross Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2003-05-29
Table of ContentsDiversion of Angels (approximately 17 min.) / choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Norman Dello Joio ; costumes by Martha Graham ; lighting after Jean Rosenthal ; dancers, Ritza Mavrokefalou, Jeffrey Smith (The Couple in White) ; Snezana Adjanski, Ernest Gonzales (The Couple in Red) ; Kumiko Nasu, Marco Zarate-Sanchez (The Couple in Yellow) ; Eng Kian Ooi (Fourth Man) ; Nya Bowman, Jacquelyn Elder, Sadira Smith (Women).Bertram Ross tribute speech & photo montage (14 min.) / by Kenneth Topping ; piano, John Wallowitch.Nocturne (9 min.) / choreography, Bertram Ross ; rehearsal director for Mr. Ross, Deborah Zall ; music, George Gershwin ; costumes, Karen Young ; lighting, Bertram Ross ; dancers, Jacquelyn Elder, Jeffrey Smith, Sadira Smith, Alejandro Chavez Zavala.Penitente (20 min.) / choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Louis Horst ; costumes by Martha Graham ; lighting after Jean Rosenthal ; dancers, Gabriel Zaragoza (Penitent), Alejandro Chavez Zavala (Christ Figure), Jessica Delia (Virgin, Mary as Magdelen, Mother).Acts of Light (32 min.) / choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Carl Nielsen ; costumes by Halston and Martha Graham ; lighting by Beverly Emmons ; dancers, Ritza Mavrokefalou, Ernest Gonzales (I. Conversation of Lovers) ; Snezana Adjanski with Eng Kian Ooi, Jeffrey Smith, Gabriel Zaragoza, Marco Zarate-Sanchez, Alejandro Chavez Zavala (II. Lament) ; Ritza Mavrokefalou, Ernest Gonzales (Chief Celebrants), Snezana Adjanski, Nay Bowman, Jacquelyn Elder, Kumiko Nasu, Eng Kian Ooi, Jeffrey Smith, Sadira Smith, Gabriel Zaragoza, Marco Zarate-Sanchez, ALejandro Chavez Zavala (III. Ritual to the Sun).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2665
TopicsRoss, Bertram, 1920-
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesFilmed speechesSpeeches
NotesStatement of responsibility: artistic director, Kenneth Topping.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Theresa Lang Theater, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, N.Y. 2003 May 29.Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (92 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20230723Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 709fd920-e876-0131-6c4a-3c075448cc4b
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