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Michael Kaniecki's polka party

Title
Michael Kaniecki's polka party [electronic resource] / presented by Dance Theater Workshop.
Publication
c1990.

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Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (152 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Music.
  • Plays.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • No audio for the performances by Denise Dee, John Moran, and Ridge Theater.
  • Poor visibility for the films by Scott Saunders, Matthew Harrison, and Karl Nussbaum.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Lori A. Dawson.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Winter Events, on March 20, 1990, by Video D Studios.
Contents
  • Reel 1 (ca. 53 min.). Is it being Polish (that brings out the ham in me?) / performed by Michael Kaniecki and the New Pilsudskis (Tom Laverack, Larry Fessenden, George M, Andy Zimmerman) with Salley May, Mia Hansford, Ed Sikov, and the Polka Partiers.
  • Missing home / film by Scott Saunders of Film Crash (filmmakers' organization). Poor visibility.
  • Reading / by Denise Dee. No audio.
  • Hot pink messages from Christ / film by Matthew Harrison of Film Crash. Poor visibility.
  • Monologue / by John Moran. No audio.
  • Reel 2. What language am I speaking? (ca. 16 min.) / performance piece by Salley May ; sound, Joseph Kaufman.
  • Love songs for the S.S. [conclusion] (ca. 23 min.) / see credits below. The beginning of this number is recorded at the end of reel 3.
  • Reel 3 (ca. 60 min.). Raffle.
  • [Polish folk song] / taught by Ed Sikov, the stage manager.
  • Scene from Star boarder / [written] by Michael Kaniecki ; directed by Bob McGrath ; performed by members of Ridge Theater: Lynette Sheldon-Alexander (Vern Sadiecki, mother), Anne Shea (Ginia Sadiecki, daughter). No audio.
  • What God did on his day off / film by Karl Nussbaum of Film Crash. Poor visibility.
  • Songs from Confessions of an aging adolescent / performed by Daniel Zippi.
  • Love songs for the S.S. [beginning] / performed by Michael Kaniecki, with members of Ridge Theater directed by Michael Sexton. The conclusion of this number is recorded at the end of reel 2.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4804
Title
Michael Kaniecki's polka party [electronic resource] / presented by Dance Theater Workshop.
Imprint
c1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Master of ceremonies: Michael Kaniecki.
Credits
Lighting, Lori A. Dawson.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Winter Events, on March 20, 1990, by Video D Studios.
Summary
Evening of music, films, and performance art. The final work, Michael Kaniecki's Love songs for the S.S., begins on reel 3 and is concluded on reel 2.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5874.
Additional Copy: None.
Connect to:
Added Author
Kaniecki, Michael. Host. Author. Performer
May, Salley. Creator. Performer
Dee, Denise. Speaker
Moran, John. Speaker
Zippi, Daniel. Performer
Saunders, Scott. Cinematographer
Harrison, Matthew. Cinematographer
McGrath, Bob. Director
Nussbaum, Karl. Cinematographer
Sexton, Michael. Director
Dawson, Lori A. Lighting designer
Ridge Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Film Crash (Organization)
Dance Theater Workshop.
Video D Studios.
DHCA.
Added Title
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 4804
*MGZIC 9-5874 (former)
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