WorldCat Identities

Bush, Jeffrey C.

Overview
Works: 746 works in 1,278 publications in 1 language and 1,883 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Television interviews  Nonfiction films  Drama  Biographical films  Silent films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Filmed dance 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: GV1790.R57, 780.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey C Bush
Eye on dance & the arts( Visual )

326 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In separate interviews, guests discuss the mental strength required to build and sustain a career in ballet and the founding of an African-American dance company. Gribler comments on the failed merger of the Pennsylvania and Milwaukee ballet companies while Brown recalls how public bias caused her to abandon ballet but not the dream of dance
Third world dance. [Sachiyo Ito, Ritha Devi, Sun Ock Lee]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of four. Explores ethnic dance and how other cultures perceive it. Focuses on Japanese, Indian and Korean dance
Stravinsky's Rite of spring by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer talk about their attempts to recreate the original choreography by Vasclav Nijinsky and original sets and costumes by Nicholas Roerich for the 1913 premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet, The rite of spring. Excerpts from the Joffrey Ballet's rehearsals of the reconstructed ballet are included
Care & feeding of dancers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Bachrach, an osteopath, and Irene Dowd, who teaches neuromuscular re-education and functional anatomy, explain how their specialties help dancers achieve better movement patterns and avoid the recurrence of injuries. Dowd describes her studies with Lulu Sweigard, and both guests give a practical demonstration of their methods with the help of Pam Parkhurst
Janis Pforsich, Jean Kopperud( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing connections between musicians and dancers from baroque and contemporary eras
Dance on television & film( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer Alwin Nikolais reminisces about his early dance studies, which were influenced by Louis Horst, and his work at the Henry Street Playhouse. He notes the qualities he seeks in dancers and the role of improvisation in his choreography. He describes the evolution of his groundbreaking work Masks, props and mobiles, and discusses the special capabilities of videodance. Included are several excerpts from Relay, which he designed for television in 1971, and an excerpt from Limbo (CBS-TV, 1968)
Profile( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2 of 3. Alvin Ailey talks about the struggle to positively shape minority artists, develop audiences, rally financial support, pursue a personal vision and represent America's cultural pluralism in dance
Meredith Monk & Ping Chong( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss their work of synthesizing art and technology with myth and ritual
Third world dance. [Ayoka Chenzira, Kathe Sandler and Shawneequa Baker Scott interview]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussions on black ballet in America
Partners in dance working together as a team( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two pairs of dancers, the Japanese-born team of Eiko and Koma, and the Americans Sara and Jerry Pearson, discuss their partnerships in artistic and private life. Color excerpts from Eiko and Koma's Fission, recorded at the Battery Park City landfill, and the Pearsons' Morning dances are screened
Dance and social consciousness in the 30's & 40's( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancers who began their careers in the 1930's and 1940's discuss promoting of social awareness through dance
Rebecca Allen and Dianne McIntyre( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion on interfacing choreographers with the new technology and computer generated graphics
Molissa Fenley, Marta Renzi & Dana Reitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews of choreographers, punctuated by dances which illustrate improvisation and other dance techniques
African-American footprints leading to the future( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographers David Rousseve and Pat Hall-Smith discuss how they draw upon their experience as African-Americans as a source for their art. They note some differences of approach that they have observed between African-American and white artists and audiences, and describe some themes they have chosen to explore in their work, such as the place of women in society, and positive and negative images of blacks. Both are seen in performance excerpts, Hall-Smith in her solo Silent echoes and with the group Ladygourd Sangoma, and Rousseve and company in Telling you my dreams from a cloud sailin' by and Colored children flyin' by
The Videodance project( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boundless dimensions of dance are transformed by intermingling dance and camera movements with a medley of historical, modern and improvisational dance sequences. Suite fantaisiste: baroque humor and mystique surround the flirtatious fan-language and commedia dell'arte figure. Herald's round: an athletic solo repeating the dance image in triplicate. Etude in free: a suite of jazz-stimulated dances performed to an original soundtrack inspired by the body's natural beats."--Publisher
Marlies Yearby, Laurie Carlos( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss the way ancestral spirits speak through works of contemporary artists to enhance black identity today
The spirit of vaudeville [Charles "Cookie" Cook, Hank Smith]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of a 4 part series on vaudeville. The story of vaudeville and the singular contributions of black minstrelsy performers
Geoffrey Holder, Carmen DeLavallade, Christian Holder( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses dynamics and personalities found in dancing families
Perspectives from Latin America( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luciana Proaño, a Peruvian-born dancer and choreographer, and Astrid Hadad, a Mexican vocalist and performance artist, discuss how they draw upon their ancestral heritage for works dealing with contemporary attitudes and issues. They talk about major concerns of their work, particularly the status of women in their respective countries, and their conceptions of the artist's role in society. The discussion is illustrated with scenes from a dance film featuring Proaño, and excerpts from a performance presented by Hadad at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York
Comedy & outrage in dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with choreographers of comedy dance
 
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Alternative Names
Bush, Jeff

Languages
English (373)