Archiving Dance: Jeanne Ruddy Dance Legacy Project

Choreographer Jeanne Ruddy, and filmmakers Rodney Whittenberg & Carmella Vassor-Johnson offer a special presentation on archiving dance on film. In this special evening, they share their experience of preserving ten ballets of the repertory of the former Jeanne Ruddy Dance Company. Hear about their preparations for filming, their use of camera views and narration to capture the essence of a movement phrase or moment in time, and their approach to editing. Excerpts of the archival videos are showcased, followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience.