Media
Single Programs
HYMN: Remembering Alvin Ailey
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre with Anna Devere Smith
Co-Producer
Ninety-minute Great Performances / Dance in American. The special combines performance and documentary interviews about and clips of classics of the work of American choreographer Alvin Ailey.
OUT OF ASIA: Three Asian American Artists Talk
Executive Producer
60-minute Public Radio International (PRI) production exploring the work of three young Asian American artists, the relationship between their work to their ethnicity and Asian traditions.
TOKYO/NEW YORK: A Tale of Two Cities, New York and Tokyo
Executive Producer/Writer
60-minute Public Radio International (PRI) production in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Tokyo/New York Sister City Relationship.
TAP DANCE IN AMERICA with Gregory Hines, a 60-minute Great Performances/Dance In America
Executive Producer
Special celebrating the broad range of contemporary tap-dance. Superstar tapper Gregory Hines performed and hosted the program that included some of the all-time great tappers of our time - Jimmy Slide, Bunny Briggs, Honi Coles and more - a range of new young artists, and the television premiere of 12-year old Savion Glover.
CHOREOGRAPHY BY JEROME ROBBINS, parts 1 and 2
Executive Producer
Great Performances/Dance in America Specials of the choreography of Jerome Robbins performed by New York City Ballet.
OUT OF ASIA: Three Asian American Artists Talk
Executive Producer
60-minute Public Radio International (PRI) production exploring the work of three young Asian American artists, the relationship between their work to their ethnicity and Asian traditions.
MILES AHEAD: The Music of Miles Davis
Production Executive
90-minute Great Performances Special on Davis the musician and the man. The documentary/ performance program, it features Davis's music and includes interviews with Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett and others.
THE CATHERINE WHEEL
Executive Producer
90-minute film of the Twyla Tharp/David Byrne Broadway collaboration, aired nationally on PBS, internationally on BBC and throughout the world and is available on DVD.
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BARYSHNIKOV BY THARP with American Ballet Theatre
Executive Producer
(aka Baryshnikov Dances Sinatra) A Great Performance/BBC special featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov in three works by Twyla Tharp: "The Little Ballet", "Sinatra Suite" and "Push Comes to Shove".
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MADE IN USA A Great Performances/Dance in America
Co-Producer
Special featuring three works by choreographer/writer David Gordon: "Valda and Misha," "TV Nine Lives," and "Murder." Performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, Valda Setterfield, American Ballet Theatre and David Gordon Pick-Up Company.
Live from Studio 8H: An Evening with Jerome Robbins with Members of the New York City Ballet.
Associate Producer
A ninety-minute WNBC television special featuring some of Mr. Robbins master works including: "Other Dances", "Fancy Free", and "Afternoon of a Faun."
SUE'S LEG: Remembering the 30s
Associate Producer
The first Great Performance/Dance in America program ever produced.; A performance / documentary program featuring "Sue's Leg", choreographed and dance by Twyla Tharp, with Tom Rawe, Kenneth Rinker, Rosemary Wright.
Making Television Dance
Assistant Producer
A project of the WNET/Television Workshop and Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
Twyla Tharp's personal exploration of the relationship between the complex technology of television and dance choreography. For further information: