Bertram Ross: performing as Gordan Craig and Raymond Duncan

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Title
Bertram Ross: performing as Gordan Craig and Raymond Duncan
Additional title: Gordon Craig (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Raymond (Choreographic work : Ross)
Names
Ross, 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)
Collection

Bertram Ross Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-07-10
Table of Contents
Bertram 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2655
Topics
Ross, Bertram
Martha Graham Dance Company
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966
Duncan, Raymond, 1874-1966
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Genres
Filmed interviews
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Interviews
Notes
Creation/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 Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
During 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 Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20213487
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6dec5c0-e875-0131-e68e-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1988: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bertram Ross" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b9550270-e875-0131-4101-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bertram Ross" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b9550270-e875-0131-4101-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Bertram Ross Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b9550270-e875-0131-4101-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Bertram Ross