Ref NoBV/J/1898
TitleBodenwieser Live Study Demonstration \ Sadler's Wells \ 1 \ Rehearsal
Extent1 VHS videotape
DescriptionRehearsals of reconstructions done by Bettina Vernon and Evelyn Ippen for the Bodenwieser Live Study Demonstration held at Sadler's Wells Theatre on 29 May 1991. Six Bodenwieser exercises are demonstrated: 1) barre exercise using figures of eight; 2) jumping-leaping routine; 3a) Narrow and Wide, the lyrical version; 3b) Narrow and Wide, the sharp/strong version; 4a) Four Corner Step, the happy version; 4b) Four Corner Step, the melancholic version; 5) Circular Step; 6) Swinging Bell. The dancers are British dancer Cherrill Sands and four Austrian students from the Laban Centre: Margit Fuchs, Gundla Krainz, Ingrid Reisetbauer, Sibylle Starkbaum. The video proceeds in the following order: run-through of all the excercises in order; dancers take a bow; run-through of exercise 3a; run-through of exercise 5; run-through of exercise 1.
Related MaterialThe music for these exercises is on the following audiotapes: barre exercise, BV/A/897; jumping routine, BV/A/896; Narrow and Wide (lyrical and sharp), BV/A/898 and BV/A/900; Four Corner Step, BV/A/899; Circular Movements, BV/A/900; Swinging Bell, BV/A/901. The music scores are: barre exercise, BV/E/3/6; Narrow and Wide (strong), BV/E/2/16; Narrow and Wide (lyrical), BV/E/2/22; and the Four Corner Step (happy), BV/E/2/24.
Physical Description48 mins total.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P6052Warren; Bettina Vernon- (1920-1995); dancer and choreographer1920-1995
DS/UK/P8889Ippen; Evelyn
DS/UK/P1125Bodenwieser; Gertrud (1890-1959)1890-1959
DS/UK/P9508Fuchs; Margit
DS/UK/P9509Krainz; Gundla
DS/UK/P9510Reisetbauer; Ingrid
DS/UK/P9511Starkbaum; Sibylle
DS/UK/P9512Sands; Cherrill
NA20Sadler's Wells Theatre/London/England, UK
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