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Making television dance [videorecording]

Making television dance [videorecording]

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1 videodisc (NTSC) (59 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Dance rehearsals.
  • A videotape by Twyla Tharp. Co-produced by the Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation, Inc. and WNET/13, New York. Directed by Don Mischer. Documentary videotaped by Joel Gold. Lighting director: George Reisenberger. Costumes: Santo Loquasto.
  • Choreography: Twyla Tharp. Music performed by Snuffy Jenkins and Pappy Sherrill with The Hired Hands. Performed by Twyla Tharp and Dancers: Twyla Tharp, Tom Rawe, Jennifer Way, Shelley Washington, and Christine Uchida. Guest performer: Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • Etude on focus performed by Jennifer Way which uses the technique of double images; Etude on speed performed by Shelley Washington which uses multiple images at varying speeds; Etude on repetition performed by Tom Rawe; Etude on retrograde performed by Christine Uchida which shows a dancer reversing a movement sequence while a video of the sequence is played backwards;
  • Tharp rehearsing One more for the road with Mikhail Baryshnikov; The event, a modified square dance, taped in Nashville Tennessee, with the use of multiple images and keying effects; and Borderline, an image in outline form of Tharp dancing.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Source (note)
  • Twyla Tharp Foundation.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5611
Making television dance [videorecording]
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Tharp experiments with techniques of videotaping. Sections include Tharp in a solo work which is projected in 8 images; Tharp visiting 4 dance studios where she plans to videotape;
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-53.
Gift; Twyla Tharp Foundation. NN-PD
Local Subject
Television. Making television dance.
Added Author
Tharp, Twyla, choreographer, dancer.
Rawe, Tom, dancer.
Way, Jennifer, dancer.
Washington, Shelley, dancer.
Uchida, Christine, dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Mischer, Don. Director
Loquasto, Santo. Costume designer
Twyla Tharp and Dancers.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5611
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