Bournonville dancesAdditional title: Bournonville divertissements (Choreographic work : Williams after Bournonville)
NamesMartins, Peter, 1946- (Interviewee)Williams, Stanley, 1925-1997 (Choreographer)Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)Hess, Lisa (Dancer)Duell, Daniel (Dancer)Watts, Heather (Dancer)Tomasson, Helgi, 1942- (Dancer)Lopez, Lourdes (Dancer)Saland, Stephanie (Dancer)Weiss, Robert, 1949 Mar. 1- (Dancer)Andersen, Ib, 1954- (Dancer)Ashley, Merrill (Dancer)Bentley, Toni (Dancer)Divet, Carole (Dancer)Hauser, Lauren (Dancer)Hess, Alexia (Dancer)Jackson, Lisa Ann (Dancer)Roy, Leslie (Dancer)Crabtree, Cornel (Dancer)Hay, Douglas (Dancer)Mofid, Afshin (Dancer)Otto, David, 1959- (Dancer)Padgett, Bruce (Dancer)Trojaborg, Ulrik (Dancer)Bournonville, August, 1805-1879 (Choreographer)Mitchell, David (Designer)Benson, Ben C (Costume designer)Holmes, Ralph (Lighting designer)Villella, Edward, 1936- (Producer)Kinberg, Judy (Producer)Venza, Jac (Producer)Tobias, Tobi (Author)New York City Ballet (Performer)WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Publisher)
Dance in America Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1982-05-01Place: New York, N.YPublisher: WNET
Table of ContentsBallabile (from Act I of Napoli) / music, H. S. Paulli; danced by Lisa Hess and Daniel Duell with Toni Bentley, Carole Divet, Lauren Hauser, Alexia Hess, Lisa Jackson, Leslie Roy, Cornel Crabtree, Douglas Hay, Afshid Mofid, David Otto, Bruce Padgett, Ulrik Trojaborg -- Pas de deux (from Act I of Kermesse i Brüges) / music, H. S. Paulli; danced by Heather Watts and Helgi Tomasson -- Pas de trois (from La ventana) / music, H. C. Lumbye; danced by Lourdes Lopez, Stephanie Saland, Robert Weiss -- Pas de deux (from William Tell) / music, Gioacchino Rossini; danced by Darci Kistler and Ib Andersen -- Pas de deux (from Flower festival in Genzano) / music, Edvard Helsted; danced by Merrill Ashley and Peter Martins -- Excerpts of Bournonville ballets filmed between 1902-1906 -- Tarantella (from Act III of Napoli) / danced by the same cast as Ballabile.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6691Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-448 (former)
TopicsBournonville, August, 1805-1879Kongelige Danske ballet
GenresFilmed interviewsFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesStatement of responsibility: WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Edward Villella ; produced by Edward Villella and Judy Kinberg ; choreography by Stanley Williams after Auguste Bournonville.Creation/production credits: Executive producer, Jac Venza; writer, Tobi Tobias; scenery, David Mitchell; costumes, Ben Benson; lighting, Ralph Holmes.Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 1 videotape reel (59 min.) sound, color ; 1 in.
DescriptionPerformance of the ballet Bournonville dances (also called Bournonville divertissements), with discussion between sections by Peter Martins and Stanley Williams on Danish choreographer August Bournonville (1805-1879), his ballets, the Royal Danish Ballet, and related topics. Williams is also shown coaching Darci Kistler in one of the roles, and dancing in an excerpt of Napoli, ca. 1956.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY827034163-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159703Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a1e7000-ef93-0133-d3bf-60f81dd2b63c
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