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Bush, Jeffrey C.

Overview
Works: 959 works in 1,278 publications in 1 language and 1,871 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Television interviews  History  Nonfiction television programs  Televised dance  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Dance television programs 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: GV1594,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey C Bush
Eye on dance( Visual )

93 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the dynamics and personalities found in dancing families
Third world dance. [Beate Gordon, Sally Sommer]( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 4 of four. "Working towards a broader understanding of the implications and applications of ethnic dance."--Eye on dance Web site
Dance on television & film( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer Alwin Nikolais reminisces about his early dance studies, which were influenced by Louis Horst, and his work at the Henry Street Playhouse. He notes the qualities he seeks in dancers and the role of improvisation in his choreography. He describes the evolution of his groundbreaking work Masks, props and mobiles, and discusses the special capabilities of videodance. Included are several excerpts from Relay, which he designed for television in 1971, and an excerpt from Limbo (CBS-TV, 1968)
Dancers' health alert( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Risa Friedman and Peter Justice, specialists in physical training, discuss warm-up and stretching exercises, including their purposes and functions, and the best times to do them. Friedman demonstrates several exercises for both dancers and runners. In Esoterica balletica, Betty Low comments on Rudolf Laban's contributions to Central European expressionistic dance
Care & feeding of dancers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Bachrach, an osteopath, and Irene Dowd, who teaches neuromuscular re-education and functional anatomy, explain how their specialties help dancers achieve better movement patterns and avoid the recurrence of injuries. Dowd describes her studies with Lulu Sweigard, and both guests give a practical demonstration of their methods with the help of Pam Parkhurst
Dance on TV & film( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussions on the process of collaborating on film and video dances from the respective viewpoints of the choreographer, film/video maker, and dancer
Le sacre du printemps, reborn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer talk about their attempts to recreate the original choreography by Vasclav Nijinsky and original sets and costumes by Nicholas Roerich for the 1913 premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet, The rite of spring. Excerpts from the Joffrey Ballet's rehearsals of the reconstructed ballet are included
Latin connection( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of a 5-part series. Discussions of the religious and political underpinnings of Afro-Brazilian-Caribbean music and dance
Voices of dance( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the influence of the European Avant-garde theatre of the 1920's
Janis Pforsich, Jean Kopperud( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing connections between musicians and dancers from baroque and contemporary eras
Dancers' bodies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liederbach describes her study of the athletic capacities of Joffrey dancers, in which Bressie participated as a subject, and demonstrates some of the testing devices used. The guests discuss the value and practical application of test results, the meaning of aerobic fitness, and typical stage injuries. They also suggest some ways in which the dancer can avoid injury. In Esoterica balletica, Daniel Lewis discusses José Limón's The Moor's pavane
Social dancing is not just for fun!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth of four episodes on social dance. Discussion of amateur and professional ballroom dance as an art form. In the Esoterica balletica segment, Shelley Berg discusses the interracial social dances organized in some Northern urban cities during the 30s
The spirit of vaudeville [Charles "Cookie" Cook, Hank Smith]( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of a 4 part series on vaudeville. The story of vaudeville and the singular contributions of black minstrelsy performers
Meredith Monk & Ping Chong( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss their work of synthesizing art and technology with myth and ritual
African-American footprints leading to the future( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographers David Rousseve and Pat Hall-Smith discuss how they draw upon their experience as African-Americans as a source for their art. They note some differences of approach that they have observed between African-American and white artists and audiences, and describe some themes they have chosen to explore in their work, such as the place of women in society, and positive and negative images of blacks. Both are seen in performance excerpts, Hall-Smith in her solo Silent echoes and with the group Ladygourd Sangoma, and Rousseve and company in Telling you my dreams from a cloud sailin' by and Colored children flyin' by
Comedy & outrage in dance( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of four episodes on viewpoints in dance. Discusses confronting audiences with personal anger and the vaudevillian's dark humor. Esoterica segment: Mikhail Fokine and his wife Vera Fokina while on tour in New Zealand with the Ballet Russe
Working with Ulysses Dove( Visual )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Boal, a dancer with New York City Ballet, and Desmond Richardson, a former member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, discuss works choreographed by Ulysses Dove for their respective companies. Boal, whose first exposure to Dove's choreography was Serious pleasures, created for American Ballet Theatre, talks about Red angels and Twilight, Dove's last work. Richardson discusses Bad blood and Episodes. Both dancers describe the emotional and physical intensity of Dove's choreography, his special sense of rhythm and phrasing, his use of imagery to draw out the type of performances he wanted, and his overwhelming interest in human relationships as a theme for dance
Partners in dance working together as a team( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loretta Abbott and Al Perryman discuss taking inspiration from the famed black vaudeville dance teams. With excerpts from the dance If you've got it, flaunt it
Dance and social consciousness in the 30's & 40's( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancers who began their careers in the 1930's and 1940's discuss promoting of social awareness through dance
Molissa Fenley, Marta Renzi & Dana Reitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews of choreographers, punctuated by dances which illustrate improvisation and other dance techniques
 
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Alternative Names
Bush, Jeff

Languages
English (208)