Slaughter on Tenth Avenue [Close shot]Additional title: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)Calegari, Maria (Dancer)Lyon, Robert, 1968- (Dancer)Kaiser, Russell (Dancer)Naumann, Peter Carl (Dancer)Higgins, Arch (Dancer)Gold, Tom (Dancer)Wersinger, Robert (Dancer)Williams, Todd R. (Dancer)Padgett, Bruce (Dancer)Proia, Alexandre (Dancer)Kaplow, Maurice (Conductor)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 (Set designer)Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 (Composer)Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)Kay, Hershy (Arranger)Sharaff, Irene (Costume designer)Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)Millard, Jay (Videographer)New York City Ballet (Performer)George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
George Balanchine Celebration
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993-05-09
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4271B
TopicsBalanchine, GeorgeNew York City BalletBalanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)Ballet
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Richard Rodgers (from the musical On your toes), re-orchestrated by Hershy Kay.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Scenery, Jo Mielziner ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.Performers: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 9, 1993 (evening), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4271A.Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Robert La Fosse (hoofer); Maria Calegari (strip tease girl); Robert Lyon (big boss); Russell Kaiser and Peter Naumann (bartenders); Arch Higgins (thug); Tom Gold, Robert Wersinger, and Todd Williams (policemen); Bruce Padgett (Morrosine, premier danseur noble); Alexandre Proia (gangster); Jade Adams, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Janey McGeary, Jennifer Tinsley, Melissa Walter (ladies of the ballet); Charles Anderson, Sant'gria Bello, James Fayette, Andrew Robertson (gentlemen of the ballet). At the climax of the ballet, this recording focuses on the gangster's actions in his stage box. For a recording depicting the hoofer's solo onstage, see *MGZIC 9-4257 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue [Close shot].Performers: Conductor: Maurice Kaplow.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175891Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b69c1e50-f87d-0130-71da-3c075448cc4b
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