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Woetzel, Damian

Overview
Works: 277 works in 323 publications in 3 languages and 1,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: GV1790.N8, 792.8
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Most widely held works by Damian Woetzel
George Balanchine's The nutcracker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,151 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
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 127 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
The nutcracker ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's fantasy-ballet (from Hoffman's story) telling the story of the nutcracker who comes to life and the battle between the mouse army and the gingerbread soldiers. A sparkling production of the classic tale about the gift of a nutcracker which brings a fantasy world to life
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from the four temperaments and, Sylvia: Pas de deux ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 81 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 )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 72 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
Balanchine essays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 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
Balanchine essays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 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
Balanchine essays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 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
Pas de deux ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Famous dance duets from various classical ballets, interspersed with introductory remarks by John Clifford
Fancy free [and] Mother Goose [excerpts] rehearsals ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean-Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Fancy free. The opening of the ballet, fro the sailors' entrance to the entrance of the first girl, is rehearsed with many repetitions. The first girl's role is danced by Jean-Pierre Frohlich. Robbins demonstrates choreography and discusses the interpretation of particular steps. At the beginning of the tape, Robbins talks about the way the music for the ballet was composed
Dancing the story Bernstein and his choreographers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bernstein collaborations [close shot] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program was part of New York City Ballet's Jerome Robbins Celebration
The Goldberg variations [and] In G major [excerpts] rehearsal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Goldberg Variations and In G major. Helene Alexopoulos and Robert La Fosse rehearse a pas de deux from Part II of Goldberg variations. La Fosse and Philip Neal both rehearse the solo that follows this pas de deux. Damian Woetzel and Darci Kistler rehearse two pas de deux from Goldberg variations. The rehearsals include many interruptions and repetitions. Robbins discusses the choreography with the dancers and demonstrates steps. La Fosse and Kistler rehearsing the adagio pas de deux from In G major. During the last five minutes of the tape, Robbins, Kistler and La Fosse pose for photographs taken by Martha Swope
The Balanchine celebration ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First part of the closing night program of the New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration. In addition to performance footage, this telecast includes comments by ballet master in chief Peter Martins, archival footage of Balanchine, and reminiscences by dancers Darci Kistler, Heléne Alexopoulos, Jeffrey Edwards, and Lourdes Lopez
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] rehearsal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Victor Castelli, directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Dances at a gathering. There are many interruptions and repetitions. Robbins gives corrections and demonstrates choreography. A second set of dancers rehearse some pieces at the back of the studio; Lauren Hauser rehearses Darci Kistler's role, Helene Alexopoulos rehearses Stephanie Saland's role, Lindsay Fischer rehearses Jock Soto's role, and Ethan Steifel rehearses Damian Woetzel's role in Waltz, op. 42
The concert [and] Quiet city ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French cuisine [close shot] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program was part of New York City Ballet's Jerome Robbins Celebration
Fall ballet from Balanchine to Baker, an international evening of dance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master class Bernstein's dance music ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Damian Woetzel takes the audience through a mock rehearsal of the Leonard Bernstein-Jerome Robbins ballet, Fancy Free
The four seasons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tape begins with a shot of the program for the performance. There are some discrepancies between the cast listed in the program and on label of tape. Label gives Philip Neal as the allegorical figure of Winter and Simone Schumacher as the allegorical figure of Spring. Four seasons is filmed in wide shot with closer shots of solos and pas de deux
 
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