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Woetzel, Damian

Overview
Works: 267 works in 336 publications in 4 languages and 1,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Cultural television programs  Television programs  Christmas films  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Filmed ballets  Musical films  Dance films  Ballet films 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Speaker, Interviewee, Actor, Author
Classifications: GV1790.N88, 782.842
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Damian Woetzel
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new movie version of a timeless Christmas fantasy set in motion when a young girl receives the gift of a nutcracker
George Balanchine's The nutcracker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite its elegant gorgeous stage set, and costumes of awesome beauty and richness of detail, some of the fairy-tale magic of "George Balanchine's 'The Nutcracker' " has been lost in its translation from a staged ballet into a film. However, the dancing is breathtaking, the narration keeps the story moving, and it is as well acted as it is danced. This is a full corps de ballet version, sumptuous with classic ballet sequences in their full glory. The story is simple: Herr Drosselmeier presents Marie with the Nutcracker, who battles and defeats the Mouse King, and as the Nutcracker Prince he escorts Marie to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy. With its parents, guests, and children sharing a 19th-century Christmas Eve of games and folk dances, the film has all the right storybook inflections
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from the four temperaments : and, Sylvia: Pas de deux( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Maria Tallchief rehearsing dancers from the New York City Ballet in excerpts from Hindemith's The four temperaments and Delibes' Sylvia. Includes an interview with Maria where she talks about performing these works under Balanchine and about the works themselves
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from George Balanchine's The nutcracker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Tallchief, who created the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in George Balanchine's version of The nutcracker for the New York City Balletin 1954, coaches young dancers in excerpts from the ballet. In the interview sections, she analyzes details of the choreography and describes the way in which Balanchine taught specific steps and movements. She also reminisces about the first performance, and compares the choreography to the Petipa-Ivanov version then being presented by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
Art of the classical pas de deux : as performed live at the Los Angeles International Ballet Festival( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live taped performance of selections from La Sylphide, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, Blue Bird, Flower Festival at Genzano, and The Sleeping Beauty
Art of the classical pas de deux : as performed live at the Los Angeles International Ballet Festival( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the 1984 International Ballet Festival hosted by the Los Angeles Ballet, 14 renowned ballet stars from 8 countries dance along with the Los Angeles Ballet, performing the major pas de deux from the international ballet repertoire
Balanchine essays. jumps.( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet jumps, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
The Balanchine essays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet transfer of weight, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Includes walking, running, pas de couru into jeté, tendu battement, tendu jeté, temps lié, pas de basque, balancé, waltz, stepping onto pointe, piqué, ballotté, and tombé
Dances at a gathering( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Victor Castelli, directs rehearsals of excerpts from Dances at a gathering. There are numerous interruptions and repetitions. Robbins discusses and demonstrates choreography. Alternate casts rehearse simultaneously at the back of the studio
Casse-noisette by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie version of a timeless Christmas fantasy set in motion when a young girl receives the gift of a nutcracker
Western symphony( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master class : Bernstein's dance music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damian Woetzel takes the audience through a mock rehearsal of the Leonard Bernstein-Jerome Robbins ballet, Fancy Free
Dancing the story : Bernstein and his choreographers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fancy free [excerpts] : rehearsal( Visual )

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

Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean-Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Fancy free. The fight that follows the sailors' solos is rehearsed with many repetitions. A run-through of the whole ballet, with the exception of the second sailor's solo, follows. Robbins discusses and demonstrates choreography
Fancy free [excerpts] : rehearsals [Apr. 6 and May 12, 1990]( Visual )

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

Disc 1: Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean-Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Fancy free. The session begins with rehearsals of the three sailors' variations, followed by rehearsal of the first girl's entrance, and the remainder of the ballet from the pas de deux to the end. The last three minutes of the tape contain the beginning of a rehearsal of Three-page sonata
I'm old fashioned [excerpts] : rehearsal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tape begins with a shot of the program for the performance. I'm old fashioned is filmed in close shot. The film clip at the beginning and the finale are difficult to see because of low lighting
Fancy free [and] Concertino [excerpts] : rehearsals( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of a solo from Concertino. Brian Reeder rehearses the solo with many repetitions, first with piano accompaniment and then with a recording of the score. Robbins gives comments and corrections
George Balanchine's Casse-noisette( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new movie version of the timeless Christmas fantasy set in motion when a young girl receives the gift of a nutcracker
The concert [and] Quiet city( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other dances [excerpts] : rehearsal( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of two male solos from Other dances. There are many interruptions and repetitions. Robbins discusses and demonstrates choreography
 
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