Bertram Ross: Three Interviews with Billie Mahoney, Phil Schapiro, Nick Yanni

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Title
Bertram Ross: Three Interviews with Billie Mahoney, Phil Schapiro, Nick Yanni
Additional title: Dance on with Billie Mahoney
Additional title: Phil Schapiro Live
Additional title: Tomorrow's Television Tonight
Names
Mahoney, Billie (Interviewer)
Schapiro, Phil (Interviewer)
Yanni, Nick (Interviewer)
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Interviewee)
Wallowitch, John (Performer)
Manhattan Cable TV (Presenter)
Collection

Bertram Ross Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982
Table of Contents
Dance on with Billie Mahoney (29 min.) / interviewee, Bertram Ross ; interviewer, Billie Mahoney -- Phil Schapiro Live (31 min.) / interviewee, Bertram Ross ; interviewer, Phil Schapiro -- Tomorrow's Television Tonight (38 min.) / interviewees, Larry Cohen and Michael Moriarty, Carrie Smith, Rutanya Alda, Bertram Ross and John Wallowitch, and Charlotte Zwerin ; interviewer, Nick Yanni.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2677
Topics
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Graham, Martha
Raymond (Choreographic work : Ross)
Gordon Craig (Choreographic work : Ross)
Uncle Vanya: Three Pastels (Choreographic work : Ross)
My Last Duchess (Choreographic work : Ross)
Genres
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Manhattan Cable TV.
Venue: Videotaped during interviews at E.T.C. Studios as part of Manhattan Cable TV programs, New York, N.Y. 1982.
Original version: Original format: 1 Betamax
Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betamax II) (97 min.) ; sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Bertram Ross discusses with Billie Mahoney his upcoming solo performances at Riverside Church as part of the Riverside Dance Festival including works, Raymond [Duncan], Gordon Craig, Uncle Vanya: Three Pastels, My Last Duchess; attending Brooklyn Academy of Music performances as a child and seeing his favorite group, Jooss Ballet; his love for Fred Astaire and Ginger Roger movies; creating a review show for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) which helped him to become a dancer; calling the Martha Graham studio and making appointment with Erick Hawkins; auditioning for the Broadway show, Chicago, and the difference between auditioning for Broadway and Modern dance. Bertram Ross discusses with Phil Schapiro how his one man show was developed; how he created the works through experimentation; Ross being told by his manager to do a one man show; story about Martha Graham after a college performance of Every Souls a Circus. Interview with Nick Yanni begins with John Wallowitch playing a prelude from Ross' Uncle Vanya; and Ross talks about his favorite Graham work, Canticle for Innocent Comedians.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232000
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9dc81d0-e876-0131-2278-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1982: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bertram Ross" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ed1fcef0-e876-0131-a914-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bertram Ross" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 23, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ed1fcef0-e876-0131-a914-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Bertram Ross Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ed1fcef0-e876-0131-a914-3c075448cc4b

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Bertram Ross