Bertram Ross: performing as Gordan Craig and Raymond DuncanAdditional title: Gordon Craig (Choreographic work : Ross)Additional title: Raymond (Choreographic work : Ross)
NamesRoss, Bertram, 1920- (Performer)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Choreographer)Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 (Writer of accompanying material)Duncan, Raymond, 1874-1966 (Writer of accompanying material)Greenfield, Amy (Videographer)
Bertram Ross Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1988-07-10
Table of ContentsBertram and Amy [Greenfield] warm-up (3 min.) -- [Gordon Craig] (16 min.) / conceived and choreographed by Bertram Ross -- [Raymond Duncan] (9 min.) -- Bertram talks with the audience (26 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2655
TopicsRoss, BertramMartha Graham Dance CompanyCraig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966Duncan, Raymond, 1874-1966Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
GenresFilmed interviewsFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesCreation/production credits: Camera, Amy Greenfield.Venue: Videotaped during performance and post performance talk at small indoor space near High Rock Park, Staten Island, N. Y. 1988 July 10.Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionDuring the post-discussion talk, Bertram Ross discusses the works performed, the texts used, and the stories behind the words; talks about modern movement; François Delsarte's influence on dance; how contractions are used; differences between ballet and modern dance; Isadora Duncan's life and the movie entitled, Isadora, with Vanessa Redgrave; mishaps while performing with the Martha Graham Dance Company that were inaccurately told in a biography.An unedited performance video that was intended to be performed outdoors at High Rock Park, Staten Island, but due to thunderstorm was performed in a small indoor space nearby.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20213487Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6dec5c0-e875-0131-e68e-3c075448cc4b
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