WorldCat Identities

Monte, Barbara

Overview
Works: 18 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 18 library holdings
Genres: Drama 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: M1515.P67,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Monte
Out of this world by Cole Porter ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Worlds sunset (Malcolm X) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform an improvisational dance exercise to music consisting of the Beatles albums Sgt. Pepper and Magical mystery tour played simultaneously, with additional live percussion. Afterwards they perform another exercise with props, set to Japanese-style flute and percussion music. The actors appear to be reading from pieces of paper, but the voices are difficult to hear. Jerome Robbins directs the session
Mare Senza Memoria by Barbara Monte ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Atmospheric improvisation summer house, Fire Island ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform an improvisational exercise in which they enact guests arriving at a summer house. The picture is poor quality
Work in progress first reading ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jerome Robbins directs a reading of an untitled work in progress about the Kennedy assassination. Robbins (mostly off-camera) reads the stage-directions. The scenes alternate between enactment of the assassination and the Warren Commission, and discussion of conspiracy theories and the aftereffects of the assassination. The actors wear masks and switch parts from scene to scene. Part of the tape, beginning after about ten minutes and ending after about 25 minutes, is without sound
Basic tea ceremony ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Teachers give lessons in the Japanese tea ceremony to members of the American Theater Laboratory. The tape begins with a demonstration of the basic tea ceremony, with one of the teachers as host and Jerome Robbins as guest. Afterwards Robbins talks to the teachers about details of the ceremony. Two lessons in the ceremony follow, the first with Erin Martin as host and Leonard Frey as guest, the second with Barbara Monte as host. The students are taught how to enter, prepare and serve tea, wash utensils and exit. The picture quality is poor in some parts of the tape
Puppets and masters exercises ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform a series of improvisational exercises in which one member acts as the master controlling another as the puppet. Four exercises, each with a different pair of actors, are performed. In the first exercise Monte is the master and Martin the puppet; in the second exercise Martin is the master and Monte the puppet; in the third exercise Fields is the master and Primus is the puppet; in the fourth exercise Costello is the master and Tristan is the puppet. There are breaks in the recording between exercises. Sound and picture quality are both poor
[Puppet exercises ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform a series of improvisational exercises in which one actor plays the part of a puppet and another the master controlling the puppet. The first exercise, repeated three times, enacts a confessional. The second exercise enacts the viewing of a dead body. Jerome Robbins leads discussion of the exercises. The picture quality is very poor
Trio ritual with eclipse music ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of a scene from an untitled work in progress, in which the character of Jacqueline Kennedy gives testimony about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy before the Warren Commission. Frey and Martin perform Jackie's choreography in unison. This version of the scene is accompanied by Japanese music. Picture quality is poor at the beginning of the tape
Trio as litany ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of a scene from an untitled work in progress, in which the character of Jacqueline Kennedy gives testimony about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy before the Warren Commission. The rehearsal is followed by discussion. The recording is cut off abruptly
Puppet exercise with personal experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform one in a series of improvisational exercises in which one actor plays the part of a puppet and another the master controlling the puppet. The scenario of this exercise is described on the label as "meeting father after twenty years". Robbins discusses the exercise with James Preston and other performers. Sound quality is very poor. For the continuation of this session, see *MGZIA 4-6282
Pre-basic tea ceremony ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Teachers give lessons in the Japanese tea ceremony to members of the American Theater Laboratory. The tape begins with students practicing folding napkins, bowing, walking, cleaning utensils and making tea. Off-camera, Jerome Robbins talks with one of the teachers about contemporary American culture, Noh plays and Western drama. Then the teachers perform a complete tea ceremony with narration describing the actions and utensils. For the beginning of this session, see *MGZIA 4-6264
Worlds last time ; eclipse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform a wordless, improvisational (semi-choreographed) exercise with props, set to Japanese-style flute and percussion music. Jerome Robbins discusses the exercise with the performers
Sound and movemement exploration Jackie's testimony ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform an exercise in which they improvise movements inspired by the script of the scene known as Jackie's testimony. Three pairs perform the exercise: Monte and Bartenieff, Tristan and Frey, and Fields and Primus. Monte, Tristan and Fields play Jackie, while Bartenieff, Frey and Primus play Rankin, the head of the Warren Commission. The exercises are followed by discussion with other American Theater Laboratory members. The exercise is intended to explore the connection between sound and movement
Jackie's testimony as TV show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of a scene from an untitled work in progress, in which Jacqueline Kennedy gives testimony about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy before the Warren Commission. In this version, the character of Jackie appears as a guest on a television show, with the rest of the company as audience members. Afterwards, members of the American Theater Laboratory perform an improvisational exercise in which they act out the arrival of President Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy at Love Field. Sound and picture are poor quality
Puppet exercise on personal experience [Mar. 13, 1968] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform one in a series of improvisational exercises in which one actor plays the part of a puppet and another the master controlling the puppet. The scenario of this exercise is described on the label as "meeting father after twenty years". Sound quality is very poor
Spitball exercises ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Members of the American Theater Laboratory perform a series of improvisational exercises in which one pair acts out instructions spoken by another pair
Boom boom room ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Britton, Barbara Monte-
Monte-Britton, Barbara
Languages
English (17)