Debra Levine, screenings, lectures, events

UCLA Film & Television Archive |  August 25, 2018
Introducing Kiss Me Kate (1953) and My Sister Eileen (1955) at “Fosse, Fosse, Fosse!” Bob Fosse retrospective

Laemmle Theatres Anniversary Classics | June 5, 2018
Presenter, “Diamonds Deconstructed” about the creation of the choreographer Jack Cole’s “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend,” screening: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Hollywood Heritage Museum | Los Angeles CA | Jan 11, 2017
Writer/producer/host, Masters of Hollywood Dance featuring George Chakiris, Barrie Chase

Center for Ballet & the Arts | New York NY | Nov 8, 2016
Lecturer, with presentation, Jack Cole: Whose Jazz Choreography Electrified Audiences at American Night Clubs

The Museum of Modern Art | New York NY | Jan 20 – Feb 4, 2016
Co-curator, ALL THAT JACK (COLE) screening 18 movies choreographed by Cole, interviewing Carmen de Lavallade, Barrie Chase, Grover Dale, Rob Marshall, Wayne Cilento, Nicole Fosse
– Lecturer, Jack Cole, Hollywood Dance Renegade

The Ellen Theatre, Bozeman, MT | Apr 11, 2015
“A Conversation with George Chakiris” screening West Side Story (1961)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York City | Oct 26, 27, 2014
“To Save & Project” film preservation festival
George Chakiris: A Life in Film, screening Bebo’s Girl (1964)
Talk on Jack Cole/interview with Chakiris, screening Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Ready When You Are, Mr. Diaghilev, screening Madam Satan (1930)

The Juilliard School, New York City | Oct 28, 2014
Interviewing George Chakiris, class “Dance & the Movies”

UCLA Film & Television Archive |  July 19, 2014
Billy Wilder Theater | Screening: Specter of the Rose (1946)  
Event producer/lecturer on Vaslav Nijinsky

Los Angeles Conservancy, Last Remaining Seats | June 14, 2014
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion | Screening West Side Story (1961)
Interviewing George Chakiris, in person 

Dance Camera West | Apr 9, 2014
Aero Theatre | Screening Afternoon of a Faun (2103)  
Interviewing Director Nancy Buirski

American Cinematheque & Art Deco Society of Los Angeles | Mar 15, 2014 
Lecturer, “Theodore Kosloff & Cecil B. DeMille Meet Madam Satan,” Egyptian Theatre Screening: Madam Satan (1930)
Landmark Theaters | March 14, 2014
Nuart Theatre, Screening The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Interviewing George Chakiris

KPCC, NPR Radio for Southern California | March 8, 2014
“Off Ramp” broadcast, “The Friendship between Cecil B. DeMille & Theodore Kosloff”  

Laemmle Theaters | Christmas eve 2013 and 2014
Laemmle “NoHo 7” Theatres
Host and emcee. Screening Fiddler on the Roof (1972)

UCLA Film & Television Archive | An Evening with George Chakiris | Nov 16, 2013
Billy Wilder Theater | Screening Les Demoiselles de Rochefort (1967)   
Event producer/ Interviewing George Chakiris

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences | Aug 3, 2013
OSCARS Outdoors Screening: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) |
Illustrated lecture on choreographer Jack Cole | George Chakiris

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Turner Classic Movies | Choreography by Jack Cole | Sept 12, 2012
Guest programmer, co-host with Robert Osborne 

UCLA Film & Television Archive | A Tribute to Choreographer Jack Cole | Aug 4, 2012

Billy Wilder Theater | Screening: The I Don’t Care Girl (1953)
Event producer/ Interviewing Mitzi Gaynor

Art & Culture Salon, Mimoda Café, Dana Ross Salon July 2012

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
Scholar in Residence, summers 2010, 2011
“Pillow Talk” lecturer on Jack Cole
Lecturer on visiting dance companies Aspen Santa Fe Ballet