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[Interview with Daniel Lewis]

Title
[Interview with Daniel Lewis] [videorecording] / Dance Conduit/Antidote Films ; directed by Malachi Roth ; produced by Ann Vachon and Jeffrey Levy-Hinte.
Publication
1996.

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Additional Authors
  • Lewis, Daniel, 1944-
  • Vachon, Ann.
  • Roth, Malachi.
  • Levy-Hinte, Jeff.
  • Dance Conduit (Company)
  • Antidote Films (Firm)
Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (39 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Summary
Unedited footage recorded for the documentary Limón: a life beyond words. Daniel Lewis, dean of dance at the New World School of the Arts, danced with the José Limón Dance Company from 1963 until shortly after Limón's death in 1972. He assisted Limón and briefly served as the company's director. For another interview with Lewis, taped at his home, see: *MGZIA 4-8154 [Bambi Anderson teaching There is a time] ; [and] [Interview with Daniel Lewis].
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Ann Vachon, Dance Conduit/Antidote Films.
Series Statement
Limón: a life beyond words
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in Daniel Lewis' office at the New World School of the Arts, Miami, Fla., in spring 1996.
Contents
Topics discussed include: the characteristics of Limón technique, and its possible origins in Limón's analysis and expansion of Doris Humphrey's technique; the lack of ethnic boundaries in dance; the loving relationship of Limón and his wife Pauline Lawrence, and his grief at her death; his works The unsung, Orfeo, and Carlota; his feelings about his Mexican heritage; his impact on audiences; the influence of various dancers on his choreography; the influence of the film of The Emperor Jones, with Paul Robeson in the title role, on Limón's choreographic version of the play by Eugene O'Neill; his collaboration with its composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos; Norman Dello Joio's [misidentified as Norman Lloyd] description of his collaboration with Limón on There is a time; Limón's resentment of the aging process; his avoidance of politics in conversation, despite his antiwar stance; his sense of having demons within; incidents that provoked his anger. The tape ends with views of the exterior of the New World School of the Arts.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8146
OCLC
NYPY05-F10101
Title
[Interview with Daniel Lewis] [videorecording] / Dance Conduit/Antidote Films ; directed by Malachi Roth ; produced by Ann Vachon and Jeffrey Levy-Hinte.
Imprint
1996.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Limón: a life beyond words
Performer
Interviewer: Ann Vachon.
Event
Videotaped in Daniel Lewis' office at the New World School of the Arts, Miami, Fla., in spring 1996.
Local Subject
Modern dance -- Technique -- Limón.
Added Author
Lewis, Daniel, 1944- Interviewee
Vachon, Ann. Interviewer. Producer
Roth, Malachi. Director
Levy-Hinte, Jeff. Producer
Dance Conduit (Company)
Antidote Films (Firm)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8146
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