Dance Video Collection

 

UO Knight Library's DANCE VIDEOS:

A List of video holdings in the University of Oregon Libraries.

 

These videotapes and videodiscs of dance, dance education, dancers & choreographers, and dance history are available in the University of Oregon Knight Library's video holdings.

The University also subscribes to Dance in Video, which provides online access to full videos for UO students, staff and faculty. In the near future, the UO Dance Videography will also include notation about connections to this collection.

 

General Dance Videos

 

DANCE STYLES

 

Jazz, Swing & Jitterbug Dancing

Modern Dance

Dance Styles: Tap

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  • Audition power : working the Hollywood system.
    Hollywood : Choreographer's Resourcenter, c1992.
    2 videocassettes (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
    PERFORMERS: Anita Morris, Grover Dale, Vince Paterson, Anita Mann, Lester Wilson, panelists.
    SUMMARY: In part one, professional dancers discuss the audition process, how it works and what dancers can do to gain a competitive edge. In part two, choreographers discuss casting choices, how they're made and what they really expect from dancers at an audition.
    [VIDEOTAPE 01673]

    Dancing .
    [Chicago] : Home Vision, c1993.
    8 videocassettes (ca. 464 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide. VHS.
    PERFORMERS: Raoul Trujillo.
    SUMMARY: Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet.
    CONTENTS: program 1. The power of dance -- program 2. Lord of the dance --program 3. Sex and social dance -- program 4. Dance at court --program 5. New worlds, new forms -- program 6. Dance center stage -- program 7. The individual and tradition --program 8. Dancing in one world.
    [VIDEOTAPE 02133 tape 1 - 8]

    Image & popular culture.
    Atlanta, Ga. : Turner Home Entertainment ; [Evanston, Ill. :
    Distributed by Viewfinders], c1994.
    1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. VHS format. Hi-fi stereo.
    PERFORMERS: Cast of fictional family segments: Justine Bateman, Olympia Dukakis, Jasmine Guy, Talia Shire, Madge Sinclair, Brooke Smith, Teresa Wright. Narrator, Jane Fonda ; voices, Angela Bassett, Glenn Close, Laura Dean, Jessica Lange, Lori Petty, Alfre Woodard.
    SUMMARY: Third of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program explores the changing concepts of "ideal beauty" and how women see themselves. Presents the changing image of women in movies and on television, and in music, dance, and art. With comments by Roseanne Arnold, Carol Burnett, Twyla Tharp, and Maya Angelou
    [VIDEOTAPE 02466]

      (See also: Dance Instruction: Individual Dance Types)

      Call of the jitterbug.
      New York, NY : Filmakers Library, Inc., c1988.
      1 videocassette (VHS) (35min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
      PERFORMERS: Music performed by Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, The Swing Now Trio, Cab Calloway, Jimmy Lungeford, Earl Hines, Chick Webb, Harry James.
      PERFORMERS: Appearances by Margaret Batiuchok, Bill Dillard, Sandra Gibson, Dizzy Gillespie, Delilah Jackson, George Lloyd, Frank Manning, Norma Miller, Mama Lu Potts.
      SUMMARY: Swing musicians from the 1930s argue the derivation of the Jitterbug from the Lindy Hop.
      [VIDEOTAPE 00982]

      Dance Black America : [a festival of modern,jazz, tap & African styles].
      Pennington, NJ : Dance Horizons Video, 1990, c1984.
      1 videocassette (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
      PERFORMERS: Conceived & choreographed by Louis Johnson ; artistic director, Alvin Ailey ; music, Scott Joplin, Jones P. Johnson, Modern Jazz Quartet ; narration, Geoffrey Holder.
      SUMMARY: Documents a four-day festival of dancers and dance companies held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The festival presented a variety of black dance companies and celebrated the evolution of black dance.
      [VIDEOTAPE 02377]

      Great Feats Of Feet : A Portrait Of The Jazz And Tap Dancer.
      [S.l. : s.n., 198-?].
      1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
      PERFORMERS: Members of the Copasetic Club.
      SUMMARY: Explores the history, style and technique of jazz and tap dance in America.
      [VIDEOTAPE 04415]

      Jazz dance, Chicago style.
      [Evanston, Ill. : Orion Enterprises, 198-?]
      1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
      PERFORMERS: Gus Giordano dancers.
      SUMMARY: Jazz dance of the 1950's and 1960's including Steamheat, the prologue from West Side Story, Arabian (Afro-Cuban rhythms), the Frug, Boogaloo, and Funky Broadway.
      [VIDEOTAPE 01639]

      Jazz dance class: with Gus Giordano .
      [S.l.] : All Night Moving Pictures, c1984.
      1 videocassette (63 min.) : sd., col ; 1/2 in.VHS format.
      PERFORMERS: Jazz Dance Chicago: Debbie Chalifoux, Kenneth Comstock, Tina DeLeone, Tuni Lewis, Nan Giordano, Jimmy Locust, Jeffrey Mildenstein, Susan Quinn, Sam Watson, Michael Williams, Sherry Zunker.
      SUMMARY: Gus Giordano and his dance troupe Jazz Dance Chicago present a workshop in jazz dance techniques. Giordano is also interviewed.
      [VIDEOTAPE1938]

      Jazz Dance World Congress (1st : 1990 : Evanston, Ill.)
      The jazz dance jigsaw : a documentary on the first American Jazz Dance World Congress.
      Evanston, Ill. : Jazz Dance World Congress [production company] ; Orion Enterprises [distributor], c1991.
      1 videocassette (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
      SUMMARY: Congress was presented in August 1990, in Evanston, Chicagoland, Illinois. Gives the history and background of jazz dance, teaching techniques, and concert performances of jazz dance companies from around the world.
      [VIDEOTAPE 01680]

      On tour with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago.
      [Evanston, Ill. : Orion Enterprises], c1987.
      1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
      PERFORMERS: Choreographer, Gus Giordano.
      SUMMARY: Live performance of the Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, recorded in Carlsbad, California. Hosted by Judi Shepard Missett, founder of Jazzercise. Includes the pieces The Rehearsal continues, For you, Lights out, Hot tamales, and On the corner.
      [VIDEOTAPE 01640]

      The Rehearsal.
      Evanston, Ill. : Orion Enterprises, 1980.
      1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
      PERFORMERS: Gus Giordano, Jeffrey Mildenstein, Julie Walder, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago.
      NOTES: Choreographer, Gus Giordano.
      SUMMARY: During a dance class, two dancers who dislike each other must rehearse a pas de deux that is a celebration of love.
      [VIDEOTAPE 01644]

      The valley of Xebron.
      [Evanston, Ill. : Orion Enterprises, 1981]
      1 videocassette (15 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
      NOTES: Choreographer, Gus Giordano.
      SUMMARY: Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago performs to the music of Doc Severinsen and the band Xebron.
      [VIDEOTAPE 01641]

       

        Ailey dances.
        W. Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, 1982.
        1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format [NTSC]
        CONTENTS: Night creatures -- Cry -- The lark ascending -- Revelations.
        NOTES: Choreographer, Alvin Ailey; introduction, Judith Jamison; producer, James Lipton; director, Tim Kiley.
        PERFORMERS: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
        SUMMARY: Recorded live at New York's City Center Theatre, showing the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in some of the company's best known works. Dances include Night Creatures, Cry, The Lark Ascending and Revelations.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01562]

        Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
        [S.l.] : Home Vision, c1990.
        1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.VHS
        SUMMARY: Performances of three works choreographed by Ailey and a ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove. Judith Jamison, artistic director of the company, introduces each piece.
        CONTENTS: For Bird with love --Witness-- Memoria -- Episodes.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01857]

        The American Dance Guild presents the New Dance Group gala concert: an historic retrospective of New Dance Group presentations, 1930's-1970's.
        New York : American Dance Guild, c1994.
        1 videocassette (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (16 p.)VHS format.
        SUMMARY: This Gala Concert was produced by the American Dance Guild in June 1993. The 18 recreated dances and excerpts celebrate and honor the achievements of the New Dance Group. The video includes mini-interviews with the choreographers.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02137]

        Asian/Asian-American perspectives on modern dance.
        [Madison, Wis.] : Artworks Video, c1995.
        1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
        PERFORMERS: Featuring: Kumiko Kimoto, Sun Ock Lee, Mel Wong; moderator, Peggy Choy.
        SUMMARY: Choreographers Kumiko Kimoto, Sun Ock Lee, Mel Wong and moderator Peggy Choy discuss how Asian and Asian-American issues and identity shape their work. Discussion is intercut with excerpts from work performed by each choreographer.
        [VIDEOTAPE 04509]

        Beyond the mainstream.
        New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1980.
        1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
        PERFORMERS: Faubion Bowers; narrator, Alan Titus.
        SUMMARY: Explores the non-traditional modern dance trends through interviews with and excerpts from the work of choreographers Trisha Brown, David Gordon, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainier and Kei Takei.
        [VIDEOTAPE 00077]

        Billboards.
        [New York] : NVC Arts : [distributed by Warner Reprise Video], c1993.
        1 videocassette (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        CONTENTS: Sometimes it snows in April -- Trust -- Baby I'm a star --Thunder -- Purple rain -- Computer blue -- I wanna melt with u-- The beautiful ones -- Release it/Computer blue reprise --For you -- The question of u -- It -- Willing and able/Gettoff.
        NOTES: Director, Derek Bailey ; producer, Richard Somerset-Ward ; choreography, Laura Dean, Charles Moulton, Peter Pucci, Margo Sappington.
        PERFORMERS: Joffrey Ballet ; music by Prince.
        SUMMARY: Performance of a full-length rock ballet marking a collaboration between pop performer Prince and The Joffrey Ballet.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02384]

        Butoh ; body on the edge of crisis.
        [S.l.] Blackwood, 1990.
        1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
        SUMMARY: Traces the history of butoh, with scenes from butoh performances and interviews with various performers, choreographers and critics.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01300]

        The Catherine wheel.
        New York : Elektra Entertainment, 1992.
        1 videocassette (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
        PERFORMERS: Sara Rudner, Jennifer Way, Tom Rawe, Katie Glasner, Raymond Kurshals, Shelley Washington, Christine Uchida, John Carrafa.
        NOTES: Choreography, Twyla Tharp ; music, David Byrne.
        SUMMARY: Multilevel poetic fantasy utilizing dance, music, mime and theater. Includes an interview with Tyla Tharp about the production.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02843]

        Dancing on the edge : selections from the American Dance Festival archives.
        [Durham, N.C.] : ADF Video, 1992.
        2 videocassettes (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
        NOTES: Performances recorded at the American Dance Festival.
        CONTENTS: V. 1. Cloven kingdom, 1991 / Paul Taylor ; Crying dragon, 1989 / Jin Xing ; Road of the Phoebe snow, 1991 / Dayton Contemporary Dance Co. ; D-Man in the waters, 1991 / Bill T. Jones, Arnie Zane and Co. ; Everyman, 1991 / Reijo Kela ; Piedestal des vierges, 1988 / Claude Brumachon ; Iyaya, 1991 / Ballet du Lac Tumba. -- V. 2. Summer clouds people, 1988 / Erick Hawkins ; Circle of bliss, 1991 / Sukarji Sriman ; Square bottom boat, 1991. Situation, 1991 / Guangdong Modern Dance Co. ; Molly's not dead, 1988. Day two, 1988 / Pilobolus ; State of darkness, 1988 / Molissa Fenley ; Ahnung, 1988 / Sutki ; Lisanga na mabina ya mama Africa, 1991 / Chuck Davis' African American Dance Ensemble.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01777]

        Embracing earth : dances with nature, a video.
        [San Francisco, CA. : distributed by Open Eye Pictures], c1995
        1 videocassette (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
        NOTES: Original music, Norman Rutherford ; cinematography and editing, Andy Abrahams Wilson
        NOTES: Voice over, Mimi Alain
        PERFORMERS: Dancers, Anna Halprin, Cydnee Wilkes, EEO Stubblefield, Oshana Biondi, Maisha Paludan, Stephan Roebers, Loring Vogel, Sam Yip
        SUMMARY: A series of modern dance performances, under the direction of Anna Halprin, in which dancers interact with the shapes, rhythms, and textures of the environment in their natural settings. Dancers encourage the viewers to recognize nature as a source of internal inspiration and creativity
        [VIDEOTAPE 03314]

        European Tanztheater.
        Pennington, NJ : Dance Horizons Video, c1997.
        1 videocassette (62 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        NOTES: Kurt Jooss and Pina Bausch, choreography.
        SUMMARY: European dance theater comes alive through the works and voices of its creators and fascinating narrative about its originators.
        Archival footage and beautifully filmed and edited excerpts of current repertory demonstrate the forms and power of this genre.
        [VIDEOTAPE 03728]

        Fandango .
        London : Decca : Rhombus, p1994.
        1 videocassette (66 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide. VHS.
        NOTES: Choreography, Lar Lubovitch; Pictures at an exhibition / choreography Moses Pendleton.
        PERFORMERS: Fandango / dancers, Mia Babalis, Sylvain Lafortune; Pictures at an exhibition performed by the dancers of Momix.
        SUMMARY: Ballet interpretations of Ravel's Bolero and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an exhibition.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02379]

        Five dances by Martha Graham.
        [Netherlands] : Philips Classics Productions, c1995 (New York :PolyGram Video)
        1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + program notes. VHS format, hi-fi, stereo, NTSC
        PERFORMERS: Martha Graham, Martha Graham Dance Company, Orchestre National de l'Opera de Paris
        CONTENTS: El Penitente (1940) -- Steps in the street (1936) --Diversion of angels (1948) -- Herodiade -- Maple leaf rag (1990)
        SUMMARY: A performance of five dances by Martha Graham and her dance troupe which exemplify diverse aspects of Graham's unique style of modern dance
        [VIDEOTAPE 03283]

        Ghost dances.
        [S.l.] : Home Vision, c1983.
        1 videocassette (41 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        NOTES: Choreographer, Christopher Bruce ; music, The Mercury Ensemble - conductor, Nicholas Carr.
        PERFORMERS: Ballet Rambert.
        SUMMARY: Ghost Dancers was inspired by a letter sent to choreographer Bruce by the widow of the Chilean folksinger and writer, Victor Jara, murdered during a military coup in Chile. The dance evokes the gaity and courage of the people of South America even in the face of oppression and death.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01571]

        The Hard nut.
        New York, N.Y. : Elektra Entertainment, c1992.
        1 videocassette (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        PERFORMERS: Mark Morris Dance Group. Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Theatre royal de la Monnaie; musical director, Sylvain Cambreling ; editor, Girish Bhargava.
        SUMMARY: Production of the famous ballet, updated with the sensibilities of the 1960s and 1970s. Production based somewhat on the work of Charles Burns.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02151]

        Jose Limon & Company.
        Kent, CT : Creative Arts Television Archive, c1999.
        1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. VHS.
        PERFORMERS: Dancers, Ruth Currier, Lucas Hoving, Betty Jones and Jose Limon.
        SUMMARY:Jose Limon and his company of dancers perform dances choreographed by Doris Humphrey and Limon himself.
        CONTENTS: Day on earth / Doris Humphrey -- Lament for a bullfighter / Jose Limon -- Moore's Pavane / Jose Limon -- The exiles / Jose Limon-- Theater piece / Doris Humphrey -- Nightspell / Doris Humphrey.
        [VIDEOTAPE 04513]

        Jose Limon : Emperor Jones (1956)
        [Madison, WI : ADF Video, 199-?]
        1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in VHS format
        PERFORMERS: Music, Heitor Villa-Lobos ; performed by American Dance Festival Repertory Company ; directors, Charles Reinhart, Martha Myers
        SUMMARY: Two performances of Jose Limon's choreographic work Emperor Jones, which was based on the novel by Eugene O'Neill dancer, and the members of the Oakland Ballet.
        [VIDEOTAPE 03658]

        Life in the dust : Fragments of African voyages.
        New York : Solaris, 1985.
        1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
        NOTES: Choreography : Henry Smith.
        SUMMARY:Life in the dust documents Solaris's danced impressions of the company's three tours to West Africa. A collabaration betweenJ Solaris and Congolese National Ballet.
        [VIDEOTAPE 00743]

        Merce Cunningham and dance company : event for television.
        New York : WNET/13, 1977.
        1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
        SUMMARY:Various dances performed by Merce Cunningham and his dance company.
        CONTENTS: Minutial -- Solo -- Westbeth -- Septet -- Antic meet -- Scramble -- Rainforest -- Sounddance -- Video triangle.
        [VIDEOTAPE 00084]

        Michelangelo, a portrait in dance.
        [Evanston, Ill. : Orion Enterprises, 199-?]
        1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. VHS
        NOTES: Choreographer, Gus Giordano ; director, Richard Carter.
        SUMMARY:A dance-drama interpretation of the work of Michelangelo, his attempts to bring forth the living figures he saw within the stones, and the constant effort to make all his work an act of devotion.
        [VIDEOTAPE 0164]

        Paul Taylor's Speaking in tongues.
        New York : Elektra Nonesuch, c1991.
        1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
        NOTES:Choreography by Paul Taylor ; music by Matthew Patton ; reconceived for television by Paul Taylor, Matthew Diamond andSanto Loquasto. CAST: Paul Taylor Dance Company.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02381]

        Points in space .
        W. Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur International Films ,1986.
        1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
        PERFORMERS: Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
        NOTES: Choreography, Merce Cunningham ; music, John Cage.
        SUMMARY: Looks at the production process of a modern dance ballet, followed by a performance of the same.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01859]

        Retracing steps : American dance since postmodernism.
        New York : Michael Blackwood Productions, c1988.
        1 videocassette (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
        SUMMARY:Explores avant-garde dance in the 1980's through interviews with young choreographers and dance excerpts.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02156]

        Road to the Stamping ground.
        [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision, c1984.
        1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. 1/2 in.
        PERFORMERS: Jiri Kylian, Nederlands Dans Theater. Kit Denton.
        NOTES:Choreography, Jiri Kylian; music, Carlos Chavez; written and directed by David Muir; produced by Timothy Read and Neil Mundy.
        SUMMARY: Kylian's ballet Stamping ground was inspired by the Australian aborigine dance ceremony he witnessed in 1980. This film includes footage from the Australian ceremonies, intercut with the choreographer and his own dancers working in the Hague. Includes complete performances of the finished ballet Stamping ground, and of a stamping dance performed by Australian tribesmen.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02394]

        Streetcar, a dance of desire.
        [Evanston, Ill. : Orion Enterprises, 199-?]
        1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. VHS
        NOTES: Choreographer, Gus Giordano ; director, Richard Carter.
        SUMMARY:A dance interpretation of the poker party evening from Tennessee Williams' Streetcar named Desire.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01642]

        Trailblazers of modern dance .
        Bloomington, IN : Indiana University, Audio-Visual Center, 1977.
        1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. VHS
        SUMMARY: Reviews the history of modern dance in America from its beginnings in the early 1900's to the appearance of Martha Graham in the early 1930's. Includes rare film footage of Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, Anna Pavlova, and what is believed to be Isadora Duncan, among others, along with reconstructed performances of Duncan's Scriabin etudes, St. Denis and Humphrey's Soaring, and Ted Shawn's Polonaise.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01868]

        Troy game.
        [S.l.] : Independent Film Production Associates Ltd. [production company] ; Chicago, Ill. : Home Vision [publisher], c1983.
        1 videocassette (39 min.) : sd., col. ; c1983. VHS
        NOTES: Artistic director, Robert Cohan; choreography, Robert North ; music arranged by John Keliehor ; conductor, Barrington Pheloung.
        SUMMARY:Created for London Contemporary Dance Theatre by Robert North in 1973. Troy Game is a dance for nine male dancers based on Brazilian macho competitions. The program begins with a warm-up class intercut with artistic director Robert Cohan's comments followed by the performance itself.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01125]

        Women's work.
        St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group ; [New York] : Phoenix Films & Video, [199-?]
        1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        NOTES: Film documenting the Urban Bush Women in Richmond project, a modern dance program featuring performances and workshops by the dance group Urban Bush Women.
        [VIDEOTAPE 04355]

         

          Dance Black America : [a festival of modern, jazz, tap & African styles].
          Pennington, NJ : Dance Horizons Video, 1990, c1984.
          1 videocassette (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
          PERFORMERS:Conceived & choreographed by Louis Johnson ; artistic director, Alvin Ailey ; music, Scott Joplin, Jones P. Johnson, Modern Jazz Quartet ; narration, Geoffrey Holder.
          SUMMARY:Documents a four-day festival of dancers and dance companies held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The festival presented a variety of black dance companies and celebrated the evolution of black dance.
          [VIDEOTAPE 02377]

          Dein Perry's Tap Dogs.
          Beverly Hills, Calif. : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c1997.
          1 videocassette (73 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS; stereo.
          PERFORMERS: Danced by Dein Perry, Darren Disney, Drew Kaluski, Ben Read, Nathan Sheens, Gerry Symonds, Kevin Coyne, Ben Mayne.
          SUMMARY: Six young men from Australia steal tap forever from the world of black ties and tails and cary it body and soul into the nineties.
          [VIDEOTAPE 04346]

          Great Feats Of Feet : A Portrait Of The Jazz And Tap Dancer.
          [S.l. : s.n., 198-?].
          1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
          PERFORMERS: Members of the Copasetic Club.
          SUMMARY: Explores the history, style and technique of jazz and tap dance in America.
          [VIDEOTAPE 04415]

          Honi Coles And Cholly Atkins : Over The Top With Bebop.
          Kent, CT : Creative Arts Television, [199-?].
          1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
          PERFORMERS: Participants: Cholly Atkins and Honi Coles.
          SUMMARY:Master tap dancers Atkins and Coles demonstrate various tap dance steps and discuss the evolution and history of tap dancing with emphasis on the contributions of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and John Bubbles. Includes demonstrations of rhythm tap, soft shoe dancing, "wing", "over the top", and "trenches" tap.
          [VIDEOTAPE 04344]

          Jazz hoofer : the story of the legendary Baby Laurence.
          New York, N.Y. : Rhapsody Films, c1986.
          1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
          SUMMARY: Documents the life and career of famed black tap dancer Baby Laurence of Baltimore. Filmed sequences were shot in New York not long before he died.
          [VIDEOTAPE 01544]

          Jazz Tap Ensemble U.S.A. : At The Riverside Studios, London.
          Highstown, NJ : Dance Horizons Video, c1998.
          1 videocassette (35 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
          PERFORMERS: Danced by the Jazz Tap Ensemble : Lynn Dally, Camden Richman, and Fred Strickler. Music performed by Paul Asianian (piano), Tom Dannenberg (electric bass) and Keith Terry (drums & body music)
          SUMMARY:The Jazz Tap Ensemble perform 8 contemporary pieces of original choreography, integrating spoons, wood blocks, harmonica and other instruments with their tap dancing.
          [VIDEOTAPE 04473]

          Masters of tap.
          [Chicago] : Home Vision, c1983.
          CAST: Christopher Saul. Charles "Honi" Coles, Chuck Green, Will Gaines.
          SUMMARY:Explores the world of tap dance as interpreted by three acknowledged masters: Honi Coles, Chuck Green and Will Gaines.
          [VIDEOTAPE 01674]

          Stomp Out Loud.
          New York : HBO Home Video, c1997.
          1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
          SUMMARY: Using ordinary objects, this blend of percussion, movement, and visual comedy contains material from the off-Broadway show Stomp, plus new material and interviews with the performers.
          [VIDEOTAPE 04343]

          Songs unwritten : a tap dancer remembered.
          Philadelphia, PA : Leon Collins Archive, 1988.
          1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
          SUMMARY:A personal look into the life of Leon Collins, from the triumphs and frustrations of his early career as a black performer and the pressures of the lean years, to his remarkable comeback in the late seventies. By the end of his life he had become one of the most respected and beloved figures of the current tap dance revival.
          [VIDEOTAPE 01062]

          Two takes on tap : choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Dally.
          Northampton, Mass. : Images, c1993.
          1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
          SUMMARY: Dally and Bufalino discuss their careers in tap; includes performance footage of them and also Eddie Brown, Honi Coles, the American Tap Dance Orchestra and the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
          [VIDEOTAPE 02025]

           

           

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