Monet impressionsAdditional title: Picnic on the grass (Choreographic work : Tayor-Corbett)Additional title: Gardens at Giverny (Choreographic work : Weiss)
NamesWeiss, Robert, 1949 March 1- (Choreographer)Taylor-Corbett, Lynne (Choreographer)Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963 (Composer)Long, William Ivey (Costume designer)Jones, Jeff A. R. (Set designer)Kolman, Ross (Lighting designer)Nagel, Dameon (Dancer)Hong, Yang, (Dancer) (Dancer)Bourtasenkov, Timour (Dancer)Martin, Margot K. (Dancer)Molina, Alain (Dancer)Sabatini, Erica (Dancer)Smirnov, Nikolaĭ, (Dancer) (Dancer)Raffael, Zalman (Dancer)Bongar, Attila (Dancer)Podcasy, Melissa (Dancer)Proctor, Tristan (Dancer)Mundth, Caitlin (Dancer)De La Barre, Cyrille (Dancer)O'Brien, Lara (Dancer)Vigo, Lilyan (Dancer)Severin-Hansen, Margaret (Dancer)Ni, Wei, (Dancer) (Dancer)Perez, Pablo Javier (Dancer)Boik, Samantha (Dancer)Fabry, Alicia (Dancer)Fogarty, Erin (Dancer)Jansma, Jennifer (Dancer)Sherak, Rachel (Dancer)Barnes, Eugene C. (Dancer)Burciu, Vadim (Dancer)Krusch, Richard (Dancer)Vignolo, Martin (Dancer)Hagelin, Nicholas (Dancer)Vardanian, Edgar (Dancer)Ashley, Marissa (Dancer)Burkhard, Jan (Dancer)Montoya, Giovanna (Dancer)Hannah, Bill (Producer)Hannah, Bill (Director)Carolina Ballet (Dancer)New York Public Library. Dance Division (Associated name)University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (Production company)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2007-01
Table of ContentsPicnic on the grass (ca. 38 min.) / choreography, Lynne Taylor-Corbett ; music, Francis Poulenc (Sinfonietta and selections from Chamber music, Vol. 1) ; costume design, William Ivey Long ; scenery design, Jeff A. R. Jones ; lighting design, Ross Kolman ; dancers: Dameon Nagel (the host), Hong Yang (his wife), Timour Bourtasenkov (an old flame), Margot Martin (bride-to-be), Alain Molina (groom-to-be), Erica Sabatini (a flirt), Nikolai Smirnov (a young suiter), Zalman Raffael (his rival), Attila Bongar (Claude), Melissa Podcasy (Camille), Tristan Proctor (their child), Caitlin Mundth (Alice), Cyrille de la Barre (mysterious uncle).
The gardens at Giverny: with love from Sally Weiss (ca. 66 min.) / choreography, Robert Weiss ; music Ernest Chausson, Claude Debussy ; costume design, David Heuvel ; scenery design, Jeff A. R. Jones ; lighting design, Ross Kolman ; dancers: Prologue, The artist stares at a blank canvas: Cyrille de la Barre (the artist), Lara O'Brien (the woman with a parasol), Margot Martin (the woman under the lilacs), Lilyan Vigo (an iris), Hong Yang (a cloud), Melissa Podcasy (a water lily), Margaret Severin-Hansen (a rose) -- Part I, Woman under the lilacs: Wei Ni (the artist), Margot Martin (the woman under the lilacs) -- Part II, Spirits of the Rose Arbor: Margaret Severin-Hansen and Pablo Javier Perez, Samantha Boik, Alicia Fabry, Erin Fogarty, Jennifer Jansma, Erica Sabatini, Rachel Sherak, Eugene Barnes, Vadim Burciu, Richard Krusch, Zalman Raffael, Nikolais Smirnov, Martin Vignolo -- Part III, Clouds: Attila Bongar (the artist) ; Hong Yang (a cloud) ; Nicholas Hagelin, Dameon Nagel, Edgar Vardanian (the water) -- Part IV, Irises: Alain Molina (the artist) ; Lilyan Vigo (an iris) ; Marissa Ashley, Samantha Boik, Jan Burkhard, Alicia Fabry, Erin Fogarty, Jennifer Jansma, Giovanna Montoya, Rachel Sherak, Erica Sabatini (field of irises) -- Part V, The woman with a parasol: Cyrille de la Barre (the artist), Lara O'Brien (the woman) -- Part VI, The water lilies: Melissa Podcasy, Timour Bourtasenkov (pair of water lilies) ; Jennifer Jansma, Caitlin Mundth, Randi Osetek (weeping willows) ; Nicholas Hagelin, Dameon Nagel, Edgar Vardanian (the water) -- Finale: Cyrille de la Barre (the artist) and the entire company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1665
TopicsMonet, Claude, 1840-1926
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesTelevision programsInterviews
NotesCreation/production credits: Recording made possible by the cooperation of UNC-TV, Carolina Ballet, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.Content: Opening segment with choreographers discussing the creation of their works for this performance in order to coincide with a Monet exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art entitled, Monet in Normandy.Content: Picnic on the grass is based on Monet's life, his relationship with his wife Camille, and his art dealer's wife Alice.Creation/production credits: Assistant director, Sarah Corbett ; audio, Joseph Smith ; camera, Brett Brandon, Mike O'Connell, Mike Oniffrey, Tammi Thorton.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the RPI Center, Raleigh, N.C., Jan. 11-14, 2007.Funding: This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (114 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16688938Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2ea140c0-f876-0130-ab34-3c075448cc4b
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