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Beyond the mainstream

Title
Beyond the mainstream [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Merrill Brockway and Carl Charlson.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1980.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Uniform Title
  • Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)
  • Light (Choreographic work : Takei)
  • Line up (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Dance (Choreographic work : Dean)
  • Glacial decoy (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
  • Matter (Choreographic work : Gordon)
  • Nine evenings: Theatre and engineering.
Subjects
Note
  • Telecast on WNET-TV's Dance in America series on May 21, 1980. Portions of program taped at the Larry Richardson Dance Foundation.
Credits (note)
  • Writer, Faubion Bowers; lighting, Ralph Holmes; consultants, Carolyn Brown, Roger Copeland, and Tobi Tobias; documentary material, Robert Alexander, Leo Castelli Gallery, Experiments in Art and Technology, First New York Theatre Rally, Peter Miller, Claes Oldenburg, Carlota Schoolman, and Elaine Summers; still photographs, Peter Moore.
Performer (note)
  • Narrator: Alan Titus.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Contents
  • Contact improvisation. With Steve Paxton, Danny Lepkoff, Nina Martin, Lisa Nelson, Nancy Stark Smith, and Randy Warshaw -- Discussion: Steve Paxton, David Gordon, Yvonne Rainer and Trisha Brown talk about their collaboration in the early 1970's. Film clips, including a Grand Union performance in 1972 and Brown's Whitney Museum program, are shown -- Excerpts from Line up and Glacial decoy / choreography, Trisha Brown; projections and costumes for Glacial decoy, Robert Rauschenberg; performed by Trisha Brown, Russell Dumas, Elizabeth Garren, Eva Karczag, Lisa Kraus. Nina Lundborg, and Stephen Petronio -- Film clips from Claes Oldenburg's 1965 happening, Birth of the flag, and performances by members of the Judson Church group and others in the 1960's -- Film clips from 9 evenings: Theatre and engineering, 1966 -- Trio A / choreography, Yvonne Rainer; various sections performed in sequence by Yvonne Rainer, Frank Conversano, Bart Cook, and Sara Rudner -- Excerpts from Chair / choreography, David Gordon; performed by David Gordon and Valda Setterfield -- Excerpt from Light / choreography, Kei Takei; performed by members of Kei Takei's Moving Earth: Kei Takei, Julia Balliett, Lori Boulanger, Kiken Chin, John De Marco, Richmond Johnstone, Karen Lashinsky, Elsi Miranda, and Howard Vichinsky.
  • Excerpts from Dance / choreography and music, Laura Dean; performed by Laura Dean, Angela Caponigro, Paul Epstein, Peter Healey, John Proto, Patty Shenker, Perry Souchuk, and David Yoken -- Excerpt from The matter / choreography, David Gordon; performed by members of the David Gordon/Pickup Company.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5481
OCLC
  • 9676161
  • 9676161
Title
Beyond the mainstream [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Merrill Brockway and Carl Charlson.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1980.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Credits
Writer, Faubion Bowers; lighting, Ralph Holmes; consultants, Carolyn Brown, Roger Copeland, and Tobi Tobias; documentary material, Robert Alexander, Leo Castelli Gallery, Experiments in Art and Technology, First New York Theatre Rally, Peter Miller, Claes Oldenburg, Carlota Schoolman, and Elaine Summers; still photographs, Peter Moore.
Performer
Narrator: Alan Titus.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-153.
Local Subject
Television. Beyond the mainstream.
Television. Trio A.
Television. Light.
Television. Dance.
Television. Line up.
Television. Glacial decoy.
Television. Chair dance.
Television. The matter.
Avant-garde dance.
Contact improvisation.
Postmodern dance.
Happening (Art)
Television. Dance in America.
Added Author
Paxton, Steve. Speaker
Gordon, David, 1936- spk, choreographer, dancer.
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- spk, choreographer, dancer.
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017. spk, choreographer, dancer.
Conversano, Frank, dancer.
Cook, Bart, dancer.
Rudner, Sara, dancer.
Setterfield, Valda, dancer.
Takei, Kei, choreographer, dancer.
Dean, Laura, 1945- choreographer.
Dean, Laura, 1945- Composer
Dean, Laura, 1945- dancer.
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008. Designer
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- Designer
Brockway, Merrill. Director
Brockway, Merrill. Producer
Charlson, Carl. Producer
Bowers, Faubion, 1917-1999, author.
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- Consultant
Copeland, Roger. Consultant
Tobias, Tobi. Consultant
Holmes, Ralph. Lighting designer
Titus, Alan. Narrator
Grand Union Company.
Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians.
Kei Takei's Moving Earth (Company)
David Gordon/Pickup Company.
Trisha Brown Company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)
Light (Choreographic work : Takei)
Line up (Choreographic work : Brown)
Dance (Choreographic work : Dean)
Glacial decoy (Choreographic work : Brown)
Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Matter (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Nine evenings: Theatre and engineering.
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5481
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