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|Named Person:||Karen Kain; Veronica Tennant; Rex Harrington; Martha Henry; Rod Beattie; Ben Heppner; Laurent Hilaire; Jorge Torres, dancer.; Johan Persson; Robert Glumbek; Ormsby Wilkins; Dominique Dumais; James Kudelka; Rudolf Nureyev; Frank Augustyn; Celia Franca; Victoria Bertram; Martine Lamy; Leonard Cohen|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Veronica Tennant; Joan Tosoni; Paul Chiasson; Anne Dixon, costume designer.; Gil Densham; Luis Bravo; Dominique Dumais; Kenneth MacMillan; James Kudelka; Erik Bruhn; Frederick Ashton; Leonard Cohen; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
|Credits:||Winnipeg sequences directed by Veronica Tennant ; executive producer, Veronica Tennant ; production design, Paul Chiasson ; costumes, Anne Dixon ; lighting direction, Gilray Densham.|
|Performer(s):||Host: Veronica Tennant.
Interviewees: Karen Kain, with Dominique Dumais, Laurent Hilaire, James Kudelka, Rex Harrington, Rudolf Nureyev (recorded in 1989), Frank Augustyn, Victoria Bertram, Martine Lamy.
Special guests: Rex Harrington, Martha Henry, Rod Beattie, Ben Heppner, Laurent Hilaire, Jorge Torres, Johan Persson, Robert Glumbek, Viveza [musical group], Lisandro Adrover, James Parker, Ormsby Wilkins conducting the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
|Description:||1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)|
|Contents:||Dance excerpts: excerpt from Forever tango / choreography and lighting, Luis Bravo ; music, Eduardo Rovira ; costumes, Bravo and Argemira Affonzo ; danced by Karen Kain and Jorge Torres ; music played by Lisandro Adrover and Viveza. Preceded by footage of a studio rehearsal with Bravo, artistic director of Forever tango. Une profonde légèreté / choreography, Dominique Dumais ; music, Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble ; costumes, Dumais and Angela Araña ; danced by Karen Kain, Johan Persson, Robert Glumbek. Preceded by footage of a stage rehearsal with Dumais. Manon: pas de deux / choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Jules Massenet ; costumes, Anne Dixon ; danced by Karen Kain and Laurent Hilaire ; music played by the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins. The actress / recorded at Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba, at Karen Kain's farewell performance on October 4, 1997 ; choreography, James Kudelka ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; set and costumes, Santo Loquasto ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Kain and Rex Harrington ; music played by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins. Swan lake: Act II pas de deux / recorded in 1972 ; choreography, Erik Bruhn ; set and costumes, Desmond Heeley ; lighting, Robert Thomson ; danced by Karen Kain and Rudolf Nureyev. The sleeping beauty: Bluebird pas de deux (adagio) / recorded in Moscow, 1973 ; choreography, Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; set and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; danced by Karen Kain and Frank Augustyn. Tango pasodoble from Façade / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, William Walton ; poetry, Edith Sitwell ; costumes, Anne Dixon ; danced by Karen Kain and Rex Harrington ; poetry spoken by Rod Beattie and Martha Henry ; music played by Viveza. Preceded by footage of a rehearsal with Celia Franca, who restaged Ashton's choreography. The actress [see credits above]. The miraculous mandarin / choreography, James Kudelka ; music, Béla Bartók ; set and costumes, John Pennover ; danced by Karen Kain and Rex Harrington. Les chemins de l'amour / "premiere performance" ; choreography, James Kudelka ; music, Francis Poulenc ; lyrics, Jean Anouilh ; costumes, Anne Dixon ; danced by Karen Kain ; sung by Ben Heppner ; pianist, James Parker. Preceded by footage of a rehearsal with Kudelka. The actress: finale [see credits above].|
|Responsibility:||produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and written by Veronica Tennant ; directed by Joan Tosoni.|
- Kain, Karen.
- Tennant, Veronica.
- Harrington, Rex.
- Henry, Martha.
- Beattie, Rod.
- Heppner, Ben.
- Hilaire, Laurent.
- Torres, Jorge, -- dancer.
- Persson, Johan.
- Glumbek, Robert.
- Wilkins, Ormsby.
- Dumais, Dominique.
- Kudelka, James.
- Nureyev, Rudolf, -- 1938-1993.
- Augustyn, Frank.
- Franca, Celia, -- 1921-2007.
- Bertram, Victoria.
- Lamy, Martine.
- Cohen, Leonard, -- 1934-
- National Ballet of Canada.
- National Ballet School (Canada)
- Viveza (Musical group)
- Forever tango (Revue)
- Manon (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
- Actress (Choreographic work : Kudelka)
- Swan lake (Choreographic work : Bruhn)
- Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
- Miraculous mandarin (Choreographic work : Kudelka)
- Dancers -- Canada.