The National Ballet of Canada

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Title
The National Ballet of Canada
Names
Witkowsky, Gizella (Commentator)
Harrington, Rex (Commentator)
Anderson, Reid (Commentator)
Ravencraft, Theresa L (Producer)
Collection

National Ballet of Canada Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8661
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2701 (former)
Topics
National Ballet of Canada
National Ballet School (Canada)
Ballet slippers
Genres
Television programs
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Interviews
Filmed dance
Notes
Creation/production credits: Produced by WNED-TV, Buffalo, New York, and telecast on the program Arts scene. Producer/host: Theresa L. Ravencraft. Videography: Roger Parris.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Documentary on the National Ballet of Canada, beginning with an interview with footwear supervisor Carol Beevers, who describes how ballet shoes are made and distributed among the company. Wardrobe cutter Angela Arana then discusses how the company's costumes, including tutus, are made. Principal dancers Gizella Witzowsky and Rex Harrington talk about their training and experiences as performers. In conclusion, Reid Anderson, the company's artistic director, discusses the company's long-range projects and goals. The documentary is illustrated by brief footage of company classes and rehearsals.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916063213-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171003
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5357bf0-7b85-0135-318c-57f1affc5156
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The National Ballet of Canada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b70d4b35-165b-4d4b-9d8f-32a6157a6af4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The National Ballet of Canada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b70d4b35-165b-4d4b-9d8f-32a6157a6af4

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). The National Ballet of Canada Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b70d4b35-165b-4d4b-9d8f-32a6157a6af4

Wikipedia Citation

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The National Ballet of Canada