The Bessies: New York Dance and Performance Awards [1987] [electronic resource]

Title
The Bessies: New York Dance and Performance Awards [1987] [electronic resource]
Publication
1987.
Electronic Resource

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Additional Authors
Description
4 streaming video files (NTSC) (161 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Big picture (Choreographic work : Chuma)
  • Harmonica breakdown (Choreographic work : Dudley)
  • Overture (Choreographic work : Marshall)
  • Two (Choreographic work : Miller and Lemon)
Subjects
Note
  • Fourth annual New York Dance and Performance Awards. Videotaped in performance by Dennis Diamond of Video D Studios at City Center Theater, New York, on September 10, 1987.
  • Hosts: Carolyn Adams and Ethyl Eichelberger.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Contents
  • CONTENTS: Reel 1 (approx. 60 min.): Overture. Chor: Susan Marshall. Mus: Luis Resto. Perf. by the Boston Ballet. -- Speech by David White, executive director of Dance Theater Workshop. -- Speech by Ian Scholes. -- Visual design awards, presented by Carol Mullins and Judy Pfaff to Charles Atlas/BodyMap/Leigh Bowery, Remon Fromont, Pierre Hebert, and Phil Sandström. -- Reel 2 (approx. 29 min.): Composer award, presented by Nona Hendryx to Edwina Lee Tyler. -- Harmonica breakdown. Chor: Jane Dudley. Mus: recording by Sonny Terry. Perf. by Risa Jaroslow. -- Special achievement award, presented by Susan Dowling to Charles Atlas. -- Memoriam for those dead of AIDS, introduced by Bessie Schönberg. -- Reel 3 (approx. 55 min.): Two. Chor/perf: Ralph Lemon and Bebe Miller. Mus: Christopher Hyams-Hart. Cos: Robin Klingensmith. Lighting: Sandström. -- Special achievement award, presented by John Jesurun to Ellen Stewart. -- Performer awards, presented by Rob Besserer to Donald Fleming, Meg Eginton, Nicky Paraiso, Shelley Washington, and Lisa Nelson. -- Goldberg variations: excerpt. Chor/perf: Steve Paxton. Mus: J. S. Bach. -- Choreographer/creator awards, presented by Nina Wiener and John Bernd to Dana Reitz/Jennifer Tipton, Karen Finley, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, Ralph Lemon/Bebe Miller, Tony Brown/Kari Margolis of the Adaptors. -- Reel 4 (approx. 17 min.): Choreographer/creator awards, cont. Acceptance speech
  • by Margolis and Brown; presentations to Robert Wilson/David Byrne/Suzushi Hanayagi, Steve Paxton, and Ethyl Eichelberger. -- The big picture: The winds of change. Chor: Yoshiko Chuma. Mus: Nona Hendryx. Perf. by Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks with Hendryx and other musicians.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2845
Title
The Bessies: New York Dance and Performance Awards [1987] [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 9-3766.
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Local Subject
New York Dance and Performance Awards.
Television. The Bessies.
Awards and honors.
Added Author
White, David R. Speaker
Adams, Carolyn. Host
Eichelberger, Ethyl, 1945-1990. Host
Mullins, Carol. Speaker
Pfaff, Judy, 1946- Speaker
Atlas, Charles.
Bowery, Leigh.
Fromont, Remon.
Hebert, Pierre.
Sandström, Phil. Lighting designer
Hendryx, Nona. Speaker. Composer. Performer
Tyler, Edwina Lee.
Jaroslow, Risa, dancer.
Terry, Sonny. Musician
Dowling, Susan. Speaker
Schönberg, Bessie. Speaker
Lemon, Ralph, choreographer, dancer.
Miller, Bebe, choreographer, dancer.
Jesurun, John. Speaker
Stewart, Ellen, 1919-2011.
Besserer, Rob. Speaker
Fleming, Donald.
Eginton, Meg.
Paraiso, Nicky.
Washington, Shelley.
Nelson, Lisa.
Paxton, Steve, choreographer, dancer.
Wiener, Nina. Speaker
Bernd, John. Speaker
Reitz, Dana.
Tipton, Jennifer.
Finley, Karen.
Keersmaeker, Anne Teresa de.
Brown, Tony. Speaker
Margolis, Kari. Speaker
Wilson, Robert, 1941-
Byrne, David, 1952-
Hanayagi, Suzushi.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Composer
Marshall, Susan, 1958- choreographer.
Dudley, Jane, choreographer.
Resto, Luis. Composer
Hyams-Hart, Christopher. Composer
Klingensmith, Robin. Costume designer
Diamond, Dennis. Videographer
Boston Ballet.
Adaptors Movement Theater (Company)
Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks.
Video D Studios.
Added Title
Overture (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Harmonica breakdown (Choreographic work : Dudley)
Two (Choreographic work : Miller and Lemon)
Big picture (Choreographic work : Chuma)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3766 (former)
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