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Weidman, Charles

Overview
Works: 232 works in 284 publications in 1 language and 2,259 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Filmed dance  Biography  History  Biographical films  Dance films  Short films  Educational films  Interviews 
Roles: Choreographer, Interviewee, Author, Dancer, Conductor, Director, Depicted
Classifications: GV1782.62.F55, 793.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Weidman
Flickers : full stage : speaking of dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany spoof of silent movie conventions and clichés choreographed in 1941 by Charles Weidman, the performance was directed by Weidman and filmed at the American Dance Festival in 1972. The first film on this tape is an edited version with close-ups and the second is a record version of the same performance showing the entire stage
Charles Weidman, on his own by Charles Weidman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vie et carrière du pionnier américain de la danse
With my red fires( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With my red fires (1936) and New dance (1935) are parts of a trilogy the general theme of which is human relationships. They are performed here by a company especially assembled by the American Dance Festival in 1972 to honor Doris Humphrey."--Container
The New Dance Group gala concert : a retrospective 1930s-1970s( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Dance Group (ca. 1993) recreates 18 dances originally performed by the Group from 1934-1979. Each dance includes an introduction, usually by the original choreographers
New dance( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the 1972 production of Doris Humphrey's modern dance classic. Based on her original performance of 1935
Modern dance by Virginia Stewart( Book )

4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With my red fires( Visual )

in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago born dancer Doris Humphrey danced with the famous Denishawn Company before she and fellow dancer Charles Weidman left in 1928 to set up their own studio and company in New York. Humphrey wanted to experiment with natural movement and to create dance that was indigenous to being American, a drive that remained at the heart of her choreographic explorations throughout her life. The two pieces presented here, With my red fires (1936) and New dance (1935), are parts of a trilogy on the general theme of human relationships
Flickers (1941)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany spoof of silent movie conventions and clichés choreographed in 1941 by Charles Weidman, the performance was directed by Weidman and filmed at the American Dance Festival in 1972. The first film on this disc is an edited version with close-ups and the second is a record version of the same performance showing the entire stage. Transferred from the original 16 millimeter color film
Flickers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a brief introduction to Charles Weidman and his dance accomplishments, presents Weidman's 1972 reconstruction of his dance Flickers (a silent movie spoof 'in four reels' choreographed in 1941) danced by the American Dance Festival Repertory Company, at Connecticut College
On his own by Virginia Brooks( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Charles Weidman by Charles Weidman( Recording )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Weidman describes his studio, in which the interview is taking place. He discusses his parents; seeing the Denishawn Dancers and deciding to become a dancer; his first solo concert; studying with Eleanor Frampton and later at the Denishawn School of Dance; his teachers and friends in Lincoln, Nebraska
Bennington School of the Dance, 1938, Fifth annual session( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candid footage and dance excerpts, including demonstrations of various modern dance techniques, filmed in open air settings at Bennington School of the Dance and environs. The faculty and staff of the 1938 session comprised Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holm, all of whom were in residence for the full session. Norman Lloyd was the musical director, and Arch Lauterer the designer of the festival production
Dance: four pioneers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces four major choreographers--Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holt--who revolted against the conventions of ballet to produce American modern dance. Employs film clips and still photographs taken in 1934 to show the dancers and their teachers during the beginning days at Mount Bennington College. Each choreographer explains his view of the meaning dance should have within the arts. Includes a full production of Doris Humphrey's Passacaglia by the American Dance Theatre at Lincoln Center in 1965
Four pioneers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces four major choreographers--Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holt--who revolted against the conventions of ballet to produce American modern dance. Employs film clips and still photographs taken in 1934 to show the dancers and their teacher during the beginning days at Mount Bennington College. Each choreographer explains his view of the meaning dance should have within the arts. Includes a full production of Doris Humphrey's Passacaglia by the American Dance Theatre at Lincoln Center in 1965
The love for three oranges( Book )

2 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City Center of Music and Drama, Fall season, 1951, New York City Opera Company, twenty-fifth performance by the New York City Opera Company of "The Love for Three Oranges," an opera in two acts, music by Serge Prokofieff, English translation by Victor Seroff, spoken prologue written by David Thornton, conductor: Laszlo Halasz, staged by Vladimir Rosing, scnery, costumes and masks designed by Mstislav Dobujinsky, ballet choreographer: Charles Weidman, masts executed by Yugi Ito and Michael Arshansky
Dances of Charles Weidman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chamber Dance Company's mission is to present and record works of historical and artistic significance. This disc preserves dances choreographed by Charles Weidman
by José Limón( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series includes personal and professional correspondence; Limón autobiography, as well as other writings by him; choreographic and production notes; dance chronologies; professional material; legal documents and memorabilia; and financial records (boxes 667-683). Correspondents include Erik Bruhn, Agnes De Mille, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Eleanor King, Pauline Kohner, Portia Mansfield, Daniel Nagrin, May O'Donnell, Ruth Page, Lynn Riggs, Helen Mary Robinson, Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Glen Tetley, Charles Weidman, and Mary Wigman
Now that fierce few flowers (stealthily) ; [and] Lynchtown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

With my red fires and New dance : two masterpieces of modern choreography by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Charles Weidman American choreographer

Charles Weidman Amerikaans choreograaf (1901-1975)

Charles Weidman ballerino statunitense

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