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The South Bank show. Sylvie Guillem

Author: Maurice BéjartWilliam ForsytheKenneth MacMillanMats EkNigel WattsAll authors
Publisher: U.K. : ITV, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Documentary on the career of ballerina Sylvie Guillem, much of it told in her own words. Filmed on location in France, England, Switzerland, and Sweden, the program follows Guillem from her student days at the Paris Opéra Ballet school through her membership in the Paris Opéra Ballet and her decision to join Britain's Royal Ballet, while concurrently making guest appearances with other companies. Her special  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dance
Biographies
Video
Named Person: Sylvie Guillem; Laurent Hilaire; Jonathan Cope; Zoltán Solymosi; Maurice Béjart; John Percival; Clement Crisp; Anthony Dowell; Anthony Russell-Roberts; Ghislaine Thesmar; William Forsythe; Mats Ek
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Béjart; William Forsythe; Kenneth MacMillan; Mats Ek; Nigel Watts; Melvyn Bragg; London Weekend Television (Firm); Grand Prix International Vidéo Danse.
OCLC Number: 35422653
Performer(s): Interviewees: Sylvie Guillem, Maurice Béjart, John Percival, Clement Crisp, Anthony Dowell, Anthony Russell-Roberts, Ghislaine Thesmar, Mats Ek.
Event notes: Telecast on October 31, 1993.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Contents: Dance excerpts: Episodes / choreography, Maurice Béjart ; danced by Sylvie Guillem and Laurent Hilaire --
Swan lake: Act II pas de deux / choreography, Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa ; danced by Guillem (Odette), Jonathan Cope (Prince Siegfried), and members of the Kirov Ballet --
The two pigeons: variation / danced by Guillem at the age of 15 --
In the middle, somewhat elevated / choreography, William Forsythe ; danced by Guillem and Hilaire --
Sissi / choreography, Maurice Béjart ; danced by Guillem --
Don Quixote: Kitri's solo / recorded in the studio, in rehearsal clothes ; danced by Guillem --
Swan lake: Act III, Black swan pas de deux / recorded in the studio, in rehearsal clothes ; danced by Guillem and Cope --
Manon / choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; danced by Guillem (Manon) and Zoltán Solymosi (Des Grieux) --
Wet woman [complete?] / videodance work ; choreographed and directed by Mats Ek ; music, Fläskkvartetten ; lighting, Goran Westrup ; special effects, Lars Berg.
Responsibility: an LWT [London Weekend Television] programme for ITV ; produced and directed by Nigel Watts ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg.

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Documentary on the career of ballerina Sylvie Guillem, much of it told in her own words. Filmed on location in France, England, Switzerland, and Sweden, the program follows Guillem from her student days at the Paris Opéra Ballet school through her membership in the Paris Opéra Ballet and her decision to join Britain's Royal Ballet, while concurrently making guest appearances with other companies. Her special qualities and achievements as a dancer are discussed by Ghislaine Thesmar of the Paris Opéra Ballet, Anthony Russell-Roberts and Anthony Dowell of the Royal Ballet, and British dance critics John Percival and Clement Crisp. Additional insights are contributed by choreographers with whom she has worked: Maurice Béjart, who created Episodes and Sissi for her; and Mats Ek. Guillem is seen rehearsing with William Forsythe, Béjart, and Mats Ek; dancing in a studio in the south of France; in a student performance; in dance footage shot especially for the South Bank Show; and in the videodance Wet woman, commissioned from Ek by the South Bank Show. This documentary was entered in the Grand Prix International Vidéo Danse.

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