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|Named Person:||Maxine Glorsky; Ted Shawn; Ruth St Denis; John Christian; María Alba; Martha Graham; Nichola Cernovitch; Jean Rosenthal; Gilbert Helmsley; Mikhail Baryshnikov; Bob Fosse|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Maxine Glorsky; Jennifer Dunning
|Notes:||Interview conducted by Jennifer Dunning, Aug. - Sept. 2001 [New York City]
Sound quality of cassettes no. 1 and no. 2 is poor. Each of cassettes no. 1 and no. 2 includes blank tape at the beginning and end of the recording. Sound quality of cassette no. 3 is good.
|Description:||3 sound cassettes (ca. 192 min.) + transcript (100 leaves)|
Cassette 2 (ca. 67 min). [Sound quality poor] Her first impressions of Martha Graham and the Graham school; working at the Clark Center [interview pauses and resumes on 9/1/01] sketching and drafting plans for the stage; performances at the Delacorte Theater; the changing creative dynamic between choreographers and designers; her development of and involvement with the Technical Assistance Group Foundation; the organisation's goals, personnel and its eventual demise; the stage manager's primary relationship with the lighting designer; lighting designers that have influencedher including Nichola Cernovitch, Jean Rosenthal and Gilbert Helmsley.
Cassette 3 (ca. 70 min.) 09/29/01 [Sound quality good] The role of the stage manager within the production as a whole; her general impressions of the dancers and choreographers she has come to know through her work; stage managing different styles and genres of dance; particular artists with whom she has worked closely including Glen Tetley, Maria Alba, Lar Lubovitch, Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, Mikhail Baryshnikov (also compares his personality to Rudolph Nureyev's), Merce Cunningham, Agnes De Mille, Lucia Chase, Bob Fosse; personal qualities necessary in a good stage manager; issues in teaching and learning stage managing.
- Glorsky, Maxine.
- Shawn, Ted, -- 1891-1972.
- St. Denis, Ruth, -- 1880-1968.
- Christian, John, -- 1921-1982.
- Alba, María, -- -1992.
- Graham, Martha.
- Cernovitch, Nichola.
- Rosenthal, Jean.
- Helmsley, Gilbert.
- Baryshnikov, Mikhail, -- 1948-
- Fosse, Bob, -- 1927-1987.
- New York (N.Y.) Delacorte Theater.
- Technical Assistance Group Foundation.