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Jazz Hands with Arlene Phillips

Katie Derham explores the dance world of musical theatre with guest, choreographer Arlene Phillips.

In this week's Sound of Dance Katie Derham delves into the dance world of musical theatre. From the ballroom influenced 1920s to the golden age of the 1930 and 40s, the Broadway director/choreographers of the 1950s & 60s, and the dance musicals of the 70s and 80s. Katie will look at the landmark musicals, and how the dance styles within them has developed over the last century. And Katie is joined by choreographer Arlene Phillips to discuss her starry career, choreographers who have influenced her work, and where dance in musicals might go next .

1 hour

Last on

Sat 14 Apr 2018 15:00

Music Played

  • John Kander

    All that Jazz (Chicago)

    Performer: Ute Lemper. Orchestra: Unknown.
    • Chicago The Musical (The London Cast Recording).
    • RCA Victor.
    • 2.
  • Jerome Kern

    Apache Dance (Showboat)

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: John McGlinn.
    • EMI : CDS7491082.
    • EMI.
    • 15.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Oklahoma (Overture)

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: John Owen Edwards.
    • FIRST NIGHT : CASTCD69.
    • FIRST NIGHT.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story (Prologue and Jet Song)

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: Max Goberman.
    • COLUMBIA : CK32503.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 1.
  • Marvin Hamlisch

    I Hope I Get It (A Chorus Line)

    Performer: Original Broadcast Cast. Orchestra: Unknown.
    • A Chorus Line - Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 1.
  • Warren Casey

    Born to Hand Jive (Grease)

    Composer: Jim Jacobs. Performer: Original London Cast.
    • Grease: The Original London Cast Recording.
    • EPIC.
    • 17.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Sound of Music (Landler)

    Performer: London Palladium Cast.
    • REALLY USEFUL : 1718876.
    • REALLY USEFUL.
    • 13.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Sound of Music (Do Re Mi)

    Performer: London Palladium Cast.
    • REALLY USEFUL : 1718876.
    • REALLY USEFUL.
    • 6.
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Rolling Stock (Starlight Express)

    Performer: London Cast.
    • REALLY USEFUL : 5190412.
    • REALLY USEFUL.
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Cats (Overture)

    Performer: London Cast.
    • POLYDOR : 18178102.
    • Polydor.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story (Cool)

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: Max Goberman.
    • COLUMBIA : CK32503.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 7.
  • John Kander

    Cabaret (Mein Herr)

    Performer: Liza Minnelli. Orchestra: Original Soundtrack Orchestra.
    • Cabaret - Original Soundtrack recording.
    • MCA.
    • 2.
  • Harry Warren

    42nd Street (42nd Street)

    Performer: Members of the Cast.
    • RCA : RCD 13891.
    • RCA.
    • 13.
  • Richard Rodgers

    There's a Small Hotel (On Your Toes)

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT : CDTER1063A.
    • THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT.
    • 6.
  • Lin‐Manuel Miranda

    My Shot (Hamilton)

    Performer: Members of the Cast.
    • Hamilton: An American Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording).
    • Atlantic.
    • 3.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Slaughter on 10th Avenue (On Your Toes)

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT : CDTER1063A.
    • THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT.
    • 13.
  • George Gershwin

    An American in Paris (final section)

    Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Eduardo Mata.
    • RCA : RCD 14551.
    • RCA.
    • 1.

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