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Glazebrook, Ken

Overview
Works: 151 works in 305 publications in 2 languages and 10,851 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Short films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Dance films  Biographies  Televised performances  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Other, Restager , pmn
Classifications: GV1594, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Glazebrook
The Spirit of Dance( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different training systems and approaches to teaching ballet, showing clips from two schools, the Cape Cod Dance Center and the Walnut Hill School. Annie Hart, producer of Ballet New England, describes Ballet New England, a company formed to give these students performing experience. Emily Hantman, a recent graduate of Walnut Hill School, describes that school's combination of arts and academic studies. Donna Silva, instructor of the Boston Ballet School, recalls her performing career with the Joffrey Ballet and the First Chamber Dance Company, and the difficulties of making a transition to teaching. Concludes with advice for aspiring dancers
The spirit of dance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of Omayra Amaya's dance company Amaya, Flamenco Sin Limites, which seeks to blend flamenco dancing with elements of modern dance, jazz dancing, and ballet. Kavoos Deilamian, a company administrator, describes the historical background of flamenco ; he and dancer Sabrina Aviles discuss the non-traditional nature of Amaya's work. In a pre-recorded interview Amaya talks about her family heritage as Gypsy flamenco dancers ; her studies of other dance forms at Boston Conservatory ; the formation of her own company in 1993, and its goals. She also discusses the different rhythms used in flamenco ; the contrasts between classical and regional Spanish dancing and flamenco ; the improvisational element in flamenco dance and music ; her artistic goals, which include attracting a wider audience for flamenco by demonstrating its universal appeal ; her experience as a teacher in her own studio and elsewhere. Video excerpts depict a solo performed by Amaya, and a bulerias finale with solos by company members, including Aviles and Amaya
The spirit of dance( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of Prometheus Dance Company, a modern dance theater company founded in 1986 and based at the Dance Complex in Cambridge, Mass. Artistic directors Diane Arvanites-Noya and Tommy Neblett discuss the company's aims, which include addressing social issues, and define dance theater as practiced by their company. Much of the discussion centers on Impromptus and intrigues, choreographed in collaboration by Arvanites-Noya and Neblett to the music of Franz Schubert, and seen in several video excerpts. The guests also discuss the company's past and future projects
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of Spirit of Dance, Norah Dale Allen interviews Matteo, Mary Jane Wolbers, and Judith Reichman-Preble on the topic of liturgical dance
African Dance: Sand, Drum, and Shostakovich by Ken Glazebrook( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in French and English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores African contemporary dance through eight modern dance companies from Africa, Europe and Canada that participated in the Festival International de Nouvelle Danse in Montreal, Canada in 1999
The spirit of dance( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the Boston Ballet's 1996 production of The sleeping beauty, staged by Anna Marie Holmes after Marius Petipa and Konstantin Sergeev. Parts of the discussion refer to Holmes's first staging of the ballet for the company in 1993. Holmes summarizes her own experience in the role of Princess Aurora, gives a synopsis of the ballet, and describes how her staging differs from Petipa's original. Philip Jordan and Amy Persky Gross describe the company's purchase and refurbishing of the scenery, costumes and wigs designed by David Walker for the Royal Ballet's 1977 production. Video excerpts recorded on location depict the Boston Ballet's costume shop ; its wig room (with Paula Kelly as guide) ; views of dancer Caroline Llorca donning the makeup and wig for the role of Carabosse ; interviews with ballerinas Adriana Suárez and Pollyana Ribeiro, both of whom danced Aurora, and scenes of both dancers in studio rehearsals of the Rose adagio ; performance footage of Suárez in Princess Florine's variation from the Bluebird pas de deux, and Ribeiro as Aurora in the vision scene
The spirit of dance( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fontaine Dubus, a co-founder and artistic director of Exit Dance Theatre, a modern dance company based in Newburyport, Mass., discusses the company's founding, the origin of its name, and its special approach to choreography, which often involves collaboration and improvisation. She describes the qualities the company seeks in its dancers, the music and sources of inspiration for its choreography, its outreach activities in public schools, and its plans for the future. Works seen in video footage are Putting on airs, Vida nostra, Bathroom suite, and an untitled improvisational duet
The Spirit of Dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In separate interviews Martha Carr and Malena del Mar, former members of La Meri's dance company, discuss her work on Cape Cod, where she ended her career, and talk about their desire to preserve her choreography. With this purpose they have co-founded their own dance company, named Ethnic Dance Arts after La Meri's company. Carr and Del Mar are seen in video clips of dances from Tahiti, Hawaii and India ; Del Mar is also seen in a flamenco dance. Carr, in the studio, discusses some distinguishing characteristics of ethnic dance forms (hand gestures, use of the face and eyes, storytelling function) and displays dance costumes and implements from Hawaii, Tahiti, Java and India
The spirit of dance( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paula Josa-Jones discusses her training in theater and dance, her beginnings as a choreographer, and the formation of her company. She offers some advice on how to view dance works, and discusses her dancers' approach and contributions to her choreography. In describing her choreographic process, she discusses why she choreographs, sources of ideas, and her interest in collaborative interaction with her dancers, composers and designers. Tonya Lockyer, a member of her company, provides a dancer's point of view on developing and performing Josa-Jones's choreography. The program includes video excerpts of Josa-Jones's works Eine kleine Nachtmusik, The yellow wallpaper, and Skin, plus complete footage of her videodance work Branch, created in collaboration with composer-videographer Ellen Sebring
The spirit of dance( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribute to Julius Kaiser, a much respected and beloved ballroom teacher, coach and adjudicator in the Boston area. Kaiser himself traces his career from his beginnings as a folk dancer and notator in his native Hungary ; his study of ballet in Vienna ; his immigration to the U.S., where he was sponsored by the Arthur Murray Studio in Washington, D.C., and received a scholarship to Boston Conservatory of Music through the offices of the Dance Notation Bureau in New York ; his activities as a ballroom teacher and judge ; his current work with collegiate ballroom dancers. He also discusses the changes he has observed in ballroom dancing over the years, and the prospect of ballroom dancing (renamed dancesport) becoming an Olympic sport. Melissa Eisensmith and Bhak Tanta-Nanta, students at Boston University, discuss working with Kaiser as a coach. Norah Dale Allen reads written tributes to Kaiser from teacher Mary French, producer Aida Moreno, and several of Kaiser's college students, who are seen in a compilation of video clips from competitions. Also on video are Allen and her partner taking a lesson from French ; Eisensmith and Tanta-Nanta in a practice session with Kaiser ; and other students of Kaiser's at rehearsals and competitions. At the close of the program, Eisensmith describes some local events marking National Ballroom Dance Week
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yasuko Tokunaga, artistic director of the dance division of Boston Conservatory of Music, and Gretchen Ward Warren, professor of dance at the University of South Florida in Tampa, discuss the dance programs at their respective institutions: curricula, degree programs, students, auditions and entrance requirements, and their graduates' achievements. They also offer advice to dancers debating the choice of college or professional career. A student's point of view is provided by Libby Stackhouse. Warren and Tokunaga also describe their dance backgrounds and the paths that led to their present positions ; Warren also talks about her two books, Classical ballet technique (1989) and The art of teaching ballet (1996). Video excerpts depict students of Boston Conservatory of Music in Michel Fokine's Les sylphides, Antony Tudor's Sunflowers, and Sean Curran's Each of both ; students of the University of South Florida are seen in Shallow waters, by a student choreographer, Warren's Concerto vivant, and Janet Sturman's Snagging the wave ; Stackhouse is seen in a variation from Les patineurs
The spirit of dance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the purpose and activities of the Royal Academy of Dancing, both in Britain, where it was founded, and the U.S. The guests discuss the R.A.D.'s various training programs and syllabi, including programs for professional and non-professional dancers, and teacher training and registration ; its examination system ; its courses in character dancing and free movement as well as ballet ; its summer program. A promotional video titled The Royal Academy of Dancing, In pursuit of excellence is shown in its entirety. Included in the video are scenes of classes, examinations and excerpts from the Adeline Genée awards performance, as well as statements by Antoinette Sibley, president of the R.A.D. ; Susan Danby, principal of the College of the Royal Academy of Dancing ; and Lynn Wallis, artistic director. In an interview taped on location, Harida May describes how her R.A.D. training has benefited her in her career as dancer, fashion model, teacher and coach ; this segment is illustrated by performance footage of the Boston Ballet in John Cranko's Eugene Onegin
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of Spirit of Dance, Norah Dale Allen interviews founder, director, and producer of dance production organization Dance Umbrella
Irish step dancing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of Irish step dancing as seen from the viewpoints of a teacher, dancer, and costume supplier. Maureen Haley describes the examinations a prospective teacher must undergo in order to be registered by the Irish Dancing Teachers Association of Dublin ; she also discusses the differences between Irish step dancing and ceili dancing ; steps in the training of an Irish step dancer ; competitions at different levels ; and the typical age range of dancers. Her student Erin Blake discusses her own experiences of training, exhibitions, and competitions. She and other students of Haley are seen on video, performing at an Irish restaurant in Quincy, Mass. Maureen Britell describes the specialized costumes, shoes, and socks worn by Irish step dancers. Displaying some costumes, she discusses their construction and decoration, changes in style and palette, and the price range for such costumes. Video footage shows three students of Maura Nevin performing in costumes made by Britell's firm
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD discusses Bharatanatyam, which is a classical dance form of southern India, looking at its characteristic costumes, makeup, and hand gestures
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents four representations of the Argentine tango: tango canyengue, salon-style tango, tango milonguero, and tango fantasia. It explains the differences between Argentine tango and the ballroom tango and discusses tango star Carlos Gardel
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of Spirit of Dance, Norah Dale Allen interviews Johnette Rodriguez and Iris Fanger about dance criticism
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of The Spirit of Dance is about Irish and Scottish folk dance
Spirit of Dance. Impulse Dance Company( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of Spirit of Dance, Norah Dale Allen focuses on jazz dance, interviewing both Adrienne Hawkins, artistic director of Boston-based dance company Impulse Jazz, and company member Amy MacNabb
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of The Spirit of Dance is about vintage ballroom dancing
 
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