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Alicia Alonzo: Orbit of a Legend

Synopsis
Film about the life and career of Alicia Alonso from childhood to her 90th birthday celebration in 2010, interspersed with performance footage and photographs. The extracts from dances include ‘Shakespeare and his Masks’ Ballet Nacional de Cuba, choreographed by Alicia Alonso). Narrated by Maura Morales Agüero. It is not known from which production of the dance the extract was taken (5/2013).
Language
Spanish (Spain - Modern)
Country
Cuba
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2010
Duration
69 mins

Credits

Director
José Ramón Neyra
Choreographer
Alicia Alonzo

Additional Details

Theatre company
Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
masks; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Archive

Name

Dance Collection, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Email
dance@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/dan/dan.html External site opens in new window
Phone
212 870 1657
Fax
212 870 1869
Address
New York Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 10023 7498

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