The American Dance Festival, one of a kindAdditional title: Panorama (Choreographic work : Graham)Additional title: Invention (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesTaylor, Paul, 1930- (Interviewee)Weidman, Charles (Interviewee)Reinhart, Charles (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewee)Myers, Martha (Interviewee)Bird, Dorothy, 1912-1996 (Dancer)Bird, Bonnie (Dancer)Limón, José (Dancer)Jones, Betty, 1926- (Dancer)Currier, Ruth, 1926-2011 (Dancer)Graham, Martha (Choreographer)Bennington School of the Dance (Performer)South Carolina Educational Television Network (Associated name)Steeg Productions (Associated name)Take One Productions (Producer)University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (Associated name)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1983 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsThe American Dance Festival, one of a kind (ca. 15 min., col. and b&w, sd.) / film sequences provided by UNC Center for Public Broadcasting, South Carolina ETV Network, and Steeg Productions ; script, Mike McClister ; editing, Jere Snyder ; interviewees, Marcia Esposito, Paul Taylor, Charles Weidman, Walter Terry (pre-recorded footage), Charles Reinhart, Martha Myers ; promotional videotape containing a brief history of the festival, followed by a summary of its activities (school, professional and community services, media projects, and performances), and testimonials from writers and choreographers. Illustrated by b&w archival footage and still photographs, and contemporary footage of performances, classes, and rehearsals --
[Archival footage] (ca. 20 min., b&w, si. and sd.) / includes segments titled "Techniques of Martha Graham demonstrated by Dorothy and Bonnie Bird" and "Selections from 'Panorama,' workshop group, Bennington School of Dance, 1935, directed by Martha Graham," as well as untitled class, performance, and candid footage. José Limón, Betty Jones, and Ruth Currier appear in a brief excerpt from Doris Humphrey's Invention at the end of the tape.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8764Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5649 (former)
TopicsDance -- History -- United StatesRehearsalsAmerican Dance Festival
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesAdvertisingTelevision programs
NotesFunding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (35 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPromotional videotape followed by a compilation of archival footage.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2850NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13725621Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efdc58b0-90c4-0135-c98f-00814a68261b
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