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Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents owned the Comfort Corset Company. Robbins, who was drawn to dance at a young age, resisted the idea of joining the family business. In 1936 he began working with Gluck Sandor, who ran a dance group and convinced him to change his name to Jerome Robbins. He went on to become a choreographer and director who worked in ballet, on Broadway, and in film. His stage productions include West Side Story, Peter Pan, and Fiddler on the Roof. In this deft biography, Wendy Lesser presents Jerome Robbins"s life through his major dances, providing a sympathetic, detailed portrait of her subject.
|Series||Jewish lives, Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)|
|LC Classifications||GV1785.R52 L47 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 200 pages|
|Number of Pages||200|
An analysis of the life and works of the choreographers Jerome Robbins and Agnes de Mille and therole of dance in musical theatre Agnes de Mille and Jerome Robbins worked in musical theatre in what is widely regarded to be the industry's Golden Era. Many would say that it was their innovative approach to choreography in musical theatre that brought an energy and a. Tribute to Jerome Robbins Palais Garnier - from 27 October to 14 November Book Subscribe Option booking This production is no longer available for subscription.
In this authoritative biography, Deborah Jowitt explores the life, works, and creative processes of the complex genius Jerome Robbins (), who redefined the role of dance in musical theater and is also considered America's greatest native-born ballet choreographer. WHO: Jerome Robbins WHAT: JEROME ROBBINS, BY HIMSELF: Selections from His Letters, Journals, Drawings, Photographs, and an Unfinished Memoir. Edited and with Commentary by Amanda Vaill WHEN: Published by Knopf October 3, WHERE: Amanda Vaill lives in New York. WHY: "Provocative and illuminating. "Amanda Vaill gathers a fascinating selection of illustrations, .
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In this authoritative biography, Deborah Jowitt explores the life, works, and creative processes of the complex Jerome Robbins (), who redefined the role of dance in musical theater and is also considered, by many, America's greatest native-born ballet choreographer/5.
Any valid bio of Robbins would have to result in a narrative of the development of dance and musical theatre in America, since the s.
While Jowitt gives us the, often sad, milestones in this man's life, her major thrust throughout this long and always exciting book is on his by: 9.
Vaill ("Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins"; "Hotel Florida") is skilled and savvy about arranging eight decades of Robbins's archival writings into a coherent and compelling chronology. She also offers succinct overviews at the beginning of each chapter, and her annotations at the bottom of each page clarify and enrich/5(9).
“Impeccably edited and designed with unostentatious elegance, Jerome Robbins, by Himself is something not far removed from Robbins’s never-finished autobiography, a richly involving self-portrait of one of the most characteristic American artists of the 20th Jerome Robbins book.
Jerome Robbins book In this deft biography, Wendy Lesser presents Jerome Robbins’s life through his major dances, providing a sympathetic, detailed portrait of her subject. About Jewish Lives: Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of interpretative biography designed to explore the many facets of Jewish identity.
With access to the letters, journals, essays and unfinished memoir of Jerome Robbins (), biographer Amanda Vaill creates a compelling autobiography of the director and choreographer/5. In this authoritative biography, Deborah Jowitt explores the life, works, and creative processes of the complex genius Jerome Robbins (), who redefined the role of dance in musical theater 3/5(1).
Jerome Robbins, by Himself Figures of Jerome Robbins' stature often seem unknowable. This new book, edited by biographer Amanda Vaill, humanizes the legend who left such indelible marks on both American ballet and Broadway. Jerome Robbins (–) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents owned the Comfort Corset Company.
Robbins, who was drawn to dance at a young age, resisted the idea of joining the family : Jewish Lives. Jerome Robbins, by Himself: Selections from His Letters, Journals, Drawings, Photographs, and an Unfinished Memoir Robbins, Jerome Published by Knopf ().
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11,New York, N.Y., U.S.—died JNew York City), one of the most popular and imaginative American choreographers of the 20th s was first known for his skillful use of contemporary American themes in ballets and Broadway and Hollywood musicals. He won acclaim for highly innovative ballets structured within.
Vaill (Somewhere: the Life of Jerome Robbins) gathers a fascinating selection of illustrations, photographs, and writings from the personal archives of dance choreographer Jerome Robbins (–). Eager to escape Weehawken, N.J., Robbins attended college at Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
West Side Story is remarkable for its seamless transference from stage musical to screen classic, with the complete Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim song score intact, as well as the choreography of Jerome Robbins.
The story, derived from Romeo and Juliet, works on a symbolic rather than realistic level; there is no pretense that this is a true representation of what New York City gangs were /5(53). For admirers of Jerome Robbins — or of Amanda Vaill, the author of a well-received biography of Gerald and Sara Murphy — the other shoe, or brick, has fallen.
The Cage. Choreography by: Jerome Robbins. Music by: Igor Stravinsky. The Cage plunges into the world of natural selection, using Stravinsky’s daring score to depict the feral instinct compelling the female of an insect species to consider its male counterpart as prey.
A new book argues Jerome Robbins' work in ballet, which has been at times overlooked, was equally as strong as his work on Broadway. A new book argues Jerome Robbins' work in ballet, which has been. Irving Penn’s portraits of Jerome Robbins, New York, (left), and Leonard Bernstein, New York, The genesis, impact, and influence of.
Jerome Robbins received world renown as a choreographer of ballets created for the New York City Ballet, Ballets U.S.A., American Ballet Theatre, and other international companies.
He received equal kudos for his work in commercial theater — Broadway. He was a director of musicals, plays, movies, and television programs. Like God and Jerome Robbins, Village Voice dance critic Jowitt dwells in details, coming up with an impressive record of her subject’s work.
Culling his journals, correspondence, and notes for a never completed autobiography, Jowitt presents an exhaustive account of Robbins at work as he created choreography and direction that set the standard during the last half of the 20th : Deborah Jowitt. This brief but carefully researched biography (part of the Jewish Lives series) builds a persuasive case for the importance of Jerome Robbins’s career as a choreographer who explored “the.JEROME ROBBINS: AN ECLECTIC CAREER Film Ballet Became a dancer with Ballet Theatre in the s First choreographic work: Fancy Free () Interplay () Facsimile () Became Associate Artistic Director of New York City Ballet The Guests () Age of Anxiety ().In the midwinter ofJerome Robbins was taking stock.
“I like theater,” he wrote, “the theater of my life.” “I like my life to be full of events & action & ups & downs—dramatic Author: John Check.