Agnes de MilleCentennial Plans?
Posted 22 September 2004 - 08:15 AM
Are there any plans to remember or revive her works?
Though she was attached to Ballet Theatre under Chase, I doubt ABT will mark the event. (Unless the character dances of Ashton's recent centennial have softened up the hardened ballet purists.) I suppose it also depends on the copyright status of her choreography.
-Wonder if there's a savvy Broadway producer who could put together an evening of her best work. With the recent dance oriented Broadway hits, it might be a smart move. (And more work for dancers!)
Any suggestions for an Evening of de Mille?
Those interested in a good biography, I suggest No Intermissions by Carol Easton. A fascinating, funny, infuriating lady of the dance.
Posted 05 February 2011 - 09:57 PM
Curious set design.
Also, Dancers over 40 had a panel discussion amongst former de Mille dancers.. takes a bit to get underway but some charming anecdotes:
Posted 05 February 2011 - 10:37 PM
From the February 28, 1956 TV production, featuring choreography by Agnes de Mille, music by Harold Arlen, and lyrics by E. Y. "Yip" Harburg.
Danced by James Mitchell, Lidia Franklin, Betty Low, Emy St. Just, Ray Barra, Virginia Bosler, Scott Douglas, Joan Eheman, Leslie Franzos, Catherine Horn, Carl Luman, Enrique Martinez, Christine Mayer, Darrell Notara, Robert Pagent, Felix Smith, and Dusty Worrall.
I haven't heard any reports from my friends on Alonso's recent stagings of de Mille's "Three Virgins and a Devil" or "A Rose for Miss Emily" for the recently finished Havana Ballet Festival...
Posted 05 February 2011 - 10:47 PM
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Posted 06 February 2011 - 07:14 AM
Posted 06 February 2011 - 11:18 AM
You lucky NYers!
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