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|Named Person:||Daniel Lewis; José Limón; Pauline Lawrence|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel Lewis; Ann Vachon; Malachi Roth; Jeff Levy-Hinte; Dance Conduit (Company); Antidote Films (Firm)
|Performer(s):||Interviewer: Ann Vachon.|
|Event notes:||Videotaped in Daniel Lewis' office at the New World School of the Arts, Miami, Fla., in spring 1996.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (39 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.|
|Contents:||Topics discussed include: the characteristics of Limón technique, and its possible origins in Limón's analysis and expansion of Doris Humphrey's technique; the lack of ethnic boundaries in dance; the loving relationship of Limón and his wife Pauline Lawrence, and his grief at her death; his works The unsung, Orfeo, and Carlota; his feelings about his Mexican heritage; his impact on audiences; the influence of various dancers on his choreography; the influence of the film of The Emperor Jones, with Paul Robeson in the title role, on Limón's choreographic version of the play by Eugene O'Neill; his collaboration with its composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos; Norman Dello Joio's [misidentified as Norman Lloyd] description of his collaboration with Limón on There is a time; Limón's resentment of the aging process; his avoidance of politics in conversation, despite his antiwar stance; his sense of having demons within; incidents that provoked his anger. The tape ends with views of the exterior of the New World School of the Arts.|
|Series Title:||Limón: a life beyond words|
|Responsibility:||Dance Conduit/Antidote Films ; directed by Malachi Roth ; produced by Ann Vachon and Jeffrey Levy-Hinte.|
- Lewis, Daniel, -- 1944- -- Interviews.
- Limón, José.
- Lawrence, Pauline.
- New World School of the Arts -- Pictorial works.
- Unsung (Choreographic work: Limón)
- Orfeo (Choreographic work : Limón)
- Carlota (Choreographic work : Limón)
- Emperor Jones (Choreographic work : Limón)
- There is a time (Choreographic work : Limón)