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Dance on : Mary Anthony

Author: Mary Anthony; Billie Mahoney; Insight Media (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Insight Media, [1996?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mary Anthony, dancer, choreographer, and teacher, talks about mounting her work Threnody (1956) during a residency at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. She discusses the play that inspired it, Synge's Riders to the sea; her chance discovery of its Britten score; and teaching the dancers how to handle the props required by the piece. Looking back upon her long career, she recalls her arrival in New York,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Biography
Named Person: Mary Anthony; Hanya Holm
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Anthony; Billie Mahoney; Insight Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53999461
Notes: Title from cassette label.
Date provided by Billie Mahoney.
Performer(s): Interviewer, Billie Mahoney; interviewee, Mary Anthony.
Event notes: Videotaped for the public access cable television program Dance on: With Billie Mahoney in Kansas City, Mo., on February 14, 1996 ; production facilities provided by American Cablevision of Kansas City, Inc.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Dance on with Billie Mahoney (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney.

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Mary Anthony, dancer, choreographer, and teacher, talks about mounting her work Threnody (1956) during a residency at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. She discusses the play that inspired it, Synge's Riders to the sea; her chance discovery of its Britten score; and teaching the dancers how to handle the props required by the piece. Looking back upon her long career, she recalls her arrival in New York, her close association with choreographer Hanya Holm, the establishment of her own company and studio, and her contributions to the religious television programs Lamp unto my feet and Look up and live. She concludes by discussing the need for today's dancers to develop soul as well as technical facility.

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