Title
En Pointe: The Lives and Legacies of Ballet's Native Americans
Contributing Organization
OETA (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/521-xg9f47j19p
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Description
This program titled "En Pointe: The Lives and Legacies of Ballet's Native Americans" is the latest documentary by award-winning producer-director Shawnee Brittan. It provides a first-person account of Yvonne Chouteau (Shawnee/Cherokee), Rosella Hightower (Choctaw), Moscelyne Larkin (Shawnee/Peoria), Marjorie Tallchief (Osage), and Maria Tallchief (Osage) - all of whom were born in Oklahoma - about their early training, as well as their experiences as world-famous dancers with some of the best-known ballet companies in the history of twentieth-century dance. The documentary is hosted by Richard Thomas, best known as "John Boy" in television' "The Waltons." The film was executive produced by Joanna M. Champlin, and co-produced and written by Drake Bingham. Summary
Date
2006-12-28
Asset type
Program
Rights
Copyright Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA). Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:57:31
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Credits
AAPB Contributor Holdings
OETA - Oklahoma Educational Television Authority
Identifier: AR-6072/1 (OETA (Oklahoma Educational Television Authority))
Duration: 00:57:15
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Citations
Chicago: “En Pointe: The Lives and Legacies of Ballet's Native Americans,” 2006-12-28, OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 11, 2021, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-xg9f47j19p.
MLA: “En Pointe: The Lives and Legacies of Ballet's Native Americans.” 2006-12-28. OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 11, 2021. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-xg9f47j19p>.
APA: En Pointe: The Lives and Legacies of Ballet's Native Americans. Boston, MA: OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-xg9f47j19p