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Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange

Title
Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange [electronic resource]
Publication
1987.

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (101 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Atomic priests: Coming attractions (Choreographic work : Lerman)
  • Sketches from memory (Choreographic work : Lerman)
  • Atomic priests: The feature (Choreographic work : Lerman)
  • Still crossing (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Note
  • Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on October 23, 1987 (8 p.m.). Presented by Dance Theater Workshop in association with the National Performance Network during the Fall Events 1987.
  • Choreography: Liz Lerman. Costumes: Terri Hume Prell. Lighting: David Covey.
  • Performed by Liz Lerman, the Dance Exchange (Jeff Bliss, Debra Caplowe, Beth Davis, Amy Dowling, and Don Zuckerman), Dancers of the Third Age (Louise Haskin, Judith Jourdin, Jessica Rea, Seymour Rosen, and Hanah Rosenthal), and others.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Contents
CONTENTS: Reel 1: Atomic priests: Coming attractions (approx. 17 min.). Music: Mike Vargas and Henry Purcell. Text: developed by Liz Lerman and the company, based on excerpts from two reports prepared for the United States Department of Energy. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, and Zuckerman. -- Sketches from memory (approx. 24 min.). Music: Mozart (selections from Piano trio no. 5 in C major, A musical joke, and Cassation no. 1 in G Major). Text: based on excerpts from The aquarium and Tropical fish hobbyist. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, Haskin, Rea, Rosen, Rosenthal, and Zuckerman. The sections of the work are: My mother was a tropical fishtank model, War bride: when it was good, Midwest New Year's Eve, Goodbyes: a visit to his father, and Fish epilogue. -- Still crossing (approx. 15 min.). Music: Mark Isham (Times of Harvey Milk), with additional music by Teddy Klaus. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, Zuckerman, Haskin, Jourdin, Rea, Rosen, and Rosenthal, with Ruth Asher, Ruth Burrows, Marie Kalish, Helene Weintraub, and Helen Hildebrand. -- Reel 2: Atomic priests: The feature (approx. 45 min.). Music: Vargas. Sound instrument: Richard Lerman (Changing states). Text: developed by Liz Lerman and the company from two reports prepared for the United States Department of Energy. Scenery/instrument sculpture: David Wisniewski. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, Haskin, Rea, Rosen, Rosenthal, and Zuckerman.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2805
Title
Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange [electronic resource]
Imprint
1987.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3680.
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Local Subject
Television. Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange.
Added Author
Lerman, Liz, choreographer, dancer.
Bliss, Jeff, dancer.
Caplowe, Debra, dancer.
Davis, Beth, dancer.
Dowling, Amy, dancer.
Zuckerman, Don, dancer.
Haskin, Louise, dancer.
Jourdin, Judith, dancer.
Rea, Jessica, dancer.
Rosen, S. (Seymour), dancer.
Rosenthal, Hanah, dancer.
Vargas, Mike. Composer
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Composer
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Composer
Isham, Mark. Composer
Klaus, Teddy. Composer
Lerman, Richard, 1944- Instrumentalist
Wisniewski, David. Designer
Prell, Terri Hume. Costume designer
Covey, David. Lighting designer
Dance Exchange.
Dancers of the Third Age (Company)
Video D Studios.
Dance Theater Workshop.
National Performance Network.
Added Title
Atomic priests: Coming attractions (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Sketches from memory (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Atomic priests: The feature (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Still crossing (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3680 (former)
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