Dance In America: NY Export: Opus Jazz
Watch "A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz"

Watch the 10-minute documentary by director Matt Wolf (Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell) and Anna Farrell (Twelve Ways to Sunday) that recounts the history and summarizes the enduring significance and appeal of Opus Jazz. Choreographer (and original West Side Story dancer) Eliot Feld, Sondra Lee (one of Robbins’ original “Opus” dancers), along with other Robbins’ friends and colleagues join the current cast of dancers to contextualize the cultural and historical importance of Mr. Robbins’ career and NY Export: Opus Jazz.

  • Paulette Schubert

    Terrific program. Very enjoyable and thought provoking at the same time.

  • Carla

    Happened on Great Performances tonight. I was mesmerized. It’s been awhile since I’ve watched something and been so inspired. I can’t articulate why, I just know my heart, my being expressed yes to dance, music, creativity, life, art. Fantastic!

  • Beth

    It was sublime.

  • Regina

    This is a moving, evocative dance beautifully staged and performed in NYC locations. More of this please.

  • Alfonso

    Love the score, but I can’t find it anywhere–has it ever been or will it be released as a CD or audio download?

  • Mary Lou Githens

    I missed the performance. Had it programmed to taper, but it didn’t……
    WILL IT BE PRESENTED AGAIN….IF NOT. IS A TAPE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE????
    tHANKS.

  • Tom Fowler

    Missed it! Will it be shown again on KERA Channel 13 in Dallas/Ft.Worth?

  • J Woodward

    I missed this program and would love to see it. Will it be aired again–SCETV? More importantly, is this available for purchase?

  • janice

    do they have live performance? concert? where? when?

  • Jim Tiffany

    I saw only part of this program and loved every minute. What amazingly fresh and creative choreography! Will this be re-aired on PBS … and will it be offered for sale?

  • Annie.O

    I would love to own this film. Can it be purchased anywhere?

  • seagypsy

    I caught part of this PBS Great Performances on KTEH (SF bay area) at 5am and it was captivating. Hopefully, it’s being or will be re-aired on PBS channels again.

  • peter wing

    We watched it in recording this evening – I had put it on to record unaware of its significance and background. The photography and film technique was wonderful and we were sure that Robbins would have approved. Not yet available on disc/blu-ray? We would love to show it around.

  • Dino

    I don’t know myself but my sister loves this stuff & missed it too. Try asking the contacts from their web page. Contacts below. I don’t think its available for purchase…most recent screening was only 5 days ago, 4/20). http://opusjazz.com/contact/

    Bar/Suozzi Productions
    Ellen Bar & Sean Suozzi
    info@opusjazz.com
    (917) 213-7448
    147 West 75th Street Suite 2B
    New York, NY 10023
    Deborah Broide Publicity

    Deborah Broide
    deborahpub@aol.com
    (973) 744-2030

  • babs

    i want to order some copies of the dvd…why doesn’t pbs have it for sale?

  • Ellen

    For all of you who asked about the DVD – we hope to have it out by the end of November! Visit http://www.opusjazz.com for news, updates, and to sign up for the mailing list!

  • Ellen

    The DVD is now available for pre-order! http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/ny-export-opus-jazz/

  • Ellen

    The DVD is now available for pre-order and will be released Nov 23 – in time for Christmas!
    http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/ny-export-opus-jazz/

  • Ellen

    The DVD is now available for pre-order and will come out Nov 23 – in time for Christmas!
    http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/ny-export-opus-jazz/

  • Ellen

    The DVD is now available for pre-order and will come out Nov 23 in time for Christmas!
    http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/ny-export-opus-jazz/

  • Ellen

    The DVD is now available for pre-order and will be released November 23rd (in time for holiday shopping!)
    http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/ny-export-opus-jazz/

  • Ellen

    The DVD is now available for pre-order and will be released November 23rd in time for all your holiday shopping!
    http://www.factorytwentyfive.com/ny-export-opus-jazz/

  • Janet Schulman

    DVD available can be purchased at http://opusjazz.com/purchase/ click on picture

  • janetschulman

    DVD available can be purchased at http://opusjazz.com/purchase/ click on picture

  • Janet Schulman

    DVD available can be purchased at http://opusjazz.com/purchase/ click on picture

    great holiday present

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