Susan Lacy, creator and executive producer of American Masters, explains the drive behind telling David Geffen’s story, as well as the obstacles of capturing the life of a behind the scenes man. Lacy also takes time to answer viewers’ questions about the film.
An interview with co-writer and co-director Livia Manera, an Italian literary journalist and contributing editor to the literary pages of the leading Italian daily newspaper, Corriere della Sera.
The life and times of Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe in pictures.
It’s American Masters radio: the other AM, on the podcast dial.
To expand the story beyond what could be included in the film, the producers of Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance started this audio interview series to record the many stories and perspectives from the people who were associated with the Joffrey Ballet over its 56 year history.
Listen to the interviews and go deeper into the history of the company.
They call The Joffrey Ballet “America’s Company of Firsts.”
The first dance company to perform at the White House. The first to appear on television. The first American company to visit Russia. The first classical dance company to go multimedia. The first to commission a rock ‘n’ roll ballet. The first and only dance company to appear on the cover of Time. And the first company to have had a major motion picture based on it, Robert Altman’s The Company.
See The Joffrey’s moments of “firsts” through the years.
The Joffrey’s revival of Leonide Massine’s ‘Parade’.