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Sheridan, Richard

Overview
Works: 61 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 100 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biographical films  Silent films  Interviews  Television interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Televised dance  Filmed ballets  Filmed dance 
Roles: Director
Classifications: GV1782.5, 792.842
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Sheridan
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
African-American footprints leading to the future( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 4 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
Profile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 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
Comedy & outrage in dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of four episodes on viewpoints in dance. Discusses confronting audiences with personal anger and the vaudevillian's dark humor. Esoterica segment: Mikhail Fokine and his wife Vera Fokina while on tour in New Zealand with the Ballet Russe
Popular culture in dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of a 3-part series. The world of Hip Hop: rapping, break dancing and electric boogie
Personalizing the mighty be-bop style( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Harris and Jimmy Slyde reminisce about be-bop music and dance of the past: outstanding characteristics, notable performers, and elements of improvisation and competition. They demonstrate the style by singing an improvisation on the song "I got rhythm." Slyde is seen in excerpts from a performance at the Colorado Dance Festival, and Harris plays the piano in clips from various concerts
The magic of Katherine Dunham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlocking the mysteries of the Dunham repertory and technique
Dance in religion & ritual( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of four. Ritual dance in three oriental cultures. Esoterica segment: Contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of job security in German and American ballet companies
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A silent movie to the music of Igor Stravinsy leading us into the world of Santeria. Three characters share the same fate and when their obsessions reach a peak they are magically transferred to a tropical island for a ritual that will enlighten their tormented minds"--Container
Glance at the past( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of four. Documenting jazz dance that thrived in the clubs during the 1940's
The art of Leonide Massine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the accomplishments of Massine as a theatrical innovator and creator of a body of symphonic ballets throughout the thirties
Critical looks at dance trends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance critics Deborah Jowitt and Jack Anderson discuss current trends in dance with choreographer Senta Driver, who heads the dance company Harry. The ascent of modern dancers choreographing for ballet, multi-media productions and applying gender switching concepts. Esoterica segment: Designing lights for dance companies
Comedy & outrage in dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of four episodes on viewpoints on in dance. Culling big concepts and laughs from miniature ideas. Esoterica segment: performing in the premiere of David Lichine's "Le Pavillon" in a costume designed by Cecil Beaton
Latin connection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of a 5-part series. Demystifying and identifying the various forms of Spanish dance
Rhythm's the name of the game : dance series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of four. Originality and styles as the essence of tap dance
Exhibition ballroom dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss the origins of exhibition ballroom dance and its changing form from the days of Irene and Vernon Castle
Modern in ballet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth of a 4-part series. Modern choreographers producing dances for ballet companies under pressure
Third World dance. [Eugene Van Grona and Lavinia Williams interview]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of four. Discusses the history and development of tap dance and the Lindy Hop in the United States
Passing on dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of four. Reconstruction of early ballet repertory from the turn of the twentieth century. Esoterica segment: Nijinsky's integration of tango rhythms into the choreography of "L'apres-midi d'un faun."
Eye on dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 4 of five. New expressions of female identity in dance. Includes excerpts from Chicken soup and Fall line. Esoterica segment: How Ben Sommers and Walter Terry organized a demonstration during WWII to advocate dance as a form of physical fitness for women
 
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