Dance on Camera 2012

Balanchine in Paris

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Balanchine in Paris
Dominique Delouche, 2011
France | 51 minutes

Q&A with Gabrielle Lamb, Violette Verdy, and Dominique Delouche on Saturday, January 28 screening!

Drawing on highlights from his previous films on Alicia Markova, Nina Vyroubova and Violette Verdy, France’s leading chronicler of the process of ballet coaching adds new footage of former Paris Opera étoile and Balanchine muse Ghislaine Thesmar. Setting Palais de Cristal with two of the company’s dancers, she sheds fresh light on the French/American symbiosis that marked Balanchine’s career. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for students and fans of his choreography.

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En Dedans | Gabrielle Lamb
USA | 2011 | 10m
A one-of-a-kind film collage that draws on dancers’ dream journals, choreography, structured improv and spoken text.

Figment | Gabrielle Lamb
USA | 2010 | 3m
Paying homage to Joseph Cornell’s mysterious boxes, director Gabrielle Lamb, an accomplished dancer and filmmaker, chose a vertical aspect ratio to give the viewer a sense of peering into a box, as if entering a dream world. With musical accompaniment by Rob Burger.

Series: Dance on Camera 2012

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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