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Strange Fish [electronic resource]

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The work concerns the nature of our quest for someone to love and someone, or something, to believe in. The tyranny of couples and groups, the pain of not belonging and the terror of being alone are all laid bare in a series of powerful images which are both pitiless and profoundly compassionate.
Online
1993
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The Dream Is Over [electronic resource]

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The dream is over is an impressionistic depiction of the life of John Lennon.
Online
1986
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The Sleeping Beauty [electronic resource]

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The stylish grandeur of choreographer and artistic director Oleg Vinogradov's production shows the entire company at its best. The superb tradition in dance continues with Larissa Lezhnina, one of Kirov's stars at that time, brilliant as Princess Aurora, and Farukh Ruzimatov's performance in the role of Prince Désiré demonstrates both power and grace. It may be a truism to say Russians interpret Russian music best, but based on this stunning Kirov Ballet performance it's excitingly and exhilaratingly accurate. From the principal dancers to the last member of the ensemble, the grace and mastery of this world-class company is clearly in evidence. With its perfect fusion of music and choreographic ideas, "The Sleeping Beauty" is the quintessential romantic ballet, and it finds its spiri [...]
Online
1989
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Transfigured Night [electronic resource]

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Online
1982
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Witness [electronic resource]

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For the American dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) dance is an international art which discloses itself to all people because it doesn't require any spoken language. Everywhere that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater appeared, the audiences greeted the harmonic beauty, the dynamic movements and the dance-like expression of the soloists with great enthusiasm. Ailey choreographed 79 ballets and developed his own style using modern dance, jazz and classical ballet. His pieces relate amusing and earnest stories of the black inhabitants of North America. His choreographs are an expression of their deep faith as well as their grace, their sorrow and their joy of living. And of course they have a special energy and sensuality because Ailey mainly choreographed his pieces [...]
Online
1990
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Dances of Bali [electronic resource]

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Presents four Balinese dances with commentary. Bowers interviews two prominent dancers, translating their discussions of dancing techniques and symbolism and the role of dance in their culture. The dances performed are Djuak, Oleg tambulilingam, Kebyar terompong, and Legong kraton.
Video Other
1999; 1973
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Episodes [electronic resource]

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For the American dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) dance is an international art which discloses itself to all people because it doesn't require any spoken language. Everywhere that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre appeared, the audiences greeted the harmonic beauty, the dynamic movements, and the dance-like expression of the soloists with great enthusiasm. Ailey choreographed 79 ballets and developed his own style using modern dance, jazz, and classical ballet. His pieces relate amusing and earnest stories of the black inhabitants of North America. His choreographs are an expression of their deep faith as well as their grace, their sorrow and their joy of living. And of course they have a special energy and sensuality because Ailey mainly choreographed his piece [...]
Online
1990
88.

Dancing From Ceylon [electronic resource]

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Online
2007; 1962
89.

Dreams [electronic resource]: A Dance Work

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Dreams, a dance choreographed by Anna Sokolow and performed by nine dancers. Theme is based on the Holocaust and inspired by scenes found in the books "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "The Last of the Just". Anna Sokolow introduces the dances.
Online
1999; 1977
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The Jazz Dance of Matt Mattox 1960 [electronic resource]

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"Matt Mattox--choreographer, dancer and teacher--leads his group of nine dancers through jazz exercises and performance to his own choreography. Music is provided by an on-stage jazz combo. The program begins with Mattox's exercises that sequentially isolate head, arms, shoulders, torso, and pelvis, and combinations of these movements for coordination, speed and control. This is his 'language of dance' which his students must perfect. Mattox performs solo his 'Theme and Anti-theme'. He and his dancers then perform his work 'Introduction'"--Original container.
Online
2007; 1960
92.
Online
2007; 1956
94.

The Art of the Ballerina [electronic resource]

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Online
2007; 1966
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Tribute to Lester Horton [electronic resource]

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Online
2007; 1963
96.

Ballet Moves Into the 21st Century - Benjamin Millepied [electronic resource]

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This program features a profile of choreographer/dancer Benjamin Millepied, one of dance's rising stars due to his dual careers as a New York City Ballet dancer and sought-after choreographer. The program includes excerpts from his 2006 concert at the Joyce Theater in New York City. Featured is "Closer", a duet with guest artist Gillian Murphy of American Ballet Theatre with music by Philip Glass and "Phrases, Now", a non-stop work by Adonis Foniadakis for four men including Millepied) and one woman that blurs the boundaries between the sexes; plus excerpts from an in-depth interview with Benjamin Millepied.
Online
2006
97.

Ben Munisteri [electronic resource]

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Ben Munisteri - Excerpt from "Late Night Sugar Flight" by choreographer Ben Munisteri and his company of 6 dancers. Includes a humorous monologue by the choreographer that introduces a section of deliciously sensuous dancing accompanied by the improvised sounds of DJ Michael Hornburg and the improvised lightning designs by Kathy Kaufman. Recorded in 1998 at Performance Space 122 in New York City. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist.
Online
1997
98.

Benoit Lachambre [electronic resource]

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Benoit LaChambre - excerpts from "The Water Fait Mal". Stunningly original movement theater by this French-Canadian dancer/choreographer. LaChambre manages to create a highly personal and emotional body language. Recorded in 1996 at Performance Space 122 in New York City. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist.
Online
1997; 1996
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Cathy Weis [electronic resource]: Calm as Custard

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Features discussions of her work & excerpts from Electric Haiku: Calm as Custard (the second work in Weis' Electric Haiku series), a full-evening, multidisciplinary performance work that partners live dance with video, light, text, and sound extending the limitations of physical movement into new realms of expression through the integration of technology with the body.
Online
2005
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Chamecki & Lerner [electronic resource]: New Dance & Performance Art From P.S. 122 in New York City

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Chamecki & Lerner - excerpts from "Antonio Caldo", a dance/performance work by Brazilian-American choreographers Roseanne Chamecki and Andrea Lerner. 5 dancers cavort in a visually striking set by Scott Pask and Jim Larkin that includes a tower, a giant table and an aquarium. Recorded in 1997 at Performance Space 122 in New York City. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist.
Online
1997