José Limón and la Malinche by Patricia Seed (Editor)Scholars and artists explore one of José Limón's masterworks, the ballet La Malinche. Offering many points of entry into the dance, they examine La Malinche from various angles, such as Limón's life story and the influence of his Mexican heritage on his work
The Illustrated Dance Technique of José Limón by Daniel Lewis; Martha Hill (Introduction by)Providing the principles of dance developed by José Limón, this book gives the historical and physical aspects of his style and approach to dance and includes preparatory exercises that teach the fundamentals of dance, gives a breakdown of essential exercises, and includes a complete class beginning with floor work and progressing to center exercises and across-the-floor combinations.
The Traitor (1954) was Limon's response to the McCarthy hearings and the climate of betrayal that haunted the arts and entertainment fields during this period. Telecast date: October 23, 1955 (19 min.)
The Emperor Jones (1956) is based upon the play by Eugene O'Neill wherein a fugitive from a chain gang sets himself up as a ruler of an island domain. Music by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Telecast date: March 13, 1857 (23 min.)
Call Number: MD 1785 .L55 J67 2002 DVD
Publication Date: 2008-02-01
José Limón Technique by Daniel LewisJosé Limón pioneered a modern dance technique that has become the basis for an entire dance generation. This program presents in-depth instruction in the Limón technique. It details step-by-step progression featuring front and side vies of 36 essential exercises.