The Bessies the fifth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards

Title
The Bessies [electronic resource] : the fifth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / presented by Dance Theater Workshop.
Publication
c1988.
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Dance Theater Workshop Archive.
Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (143 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Uniform Title
  • United States (Choreographic work : Gordon)
  • Cranky destroyers (Choreographic work : Skura)
  • Sarah (Choreographic work : Carlson)
  • Untitled (Choreographic work : Jones)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Co-hosts: Bill Irwin, Valda Setterfield.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, on September 15, 1988, by Video D Studios.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Contents
  • Reel 1 (ca. 52 min.). Excerpt from the Minnesota section of United States (1987) / constructed by David Gordon ; text by Carol Bly ; read and danced by Valda Setterfield.
  • Welcome and warnings / by David R. White, executive director and producer of Dance Theater Workshop ; includes presentation of an award to Bessie Schönberg.
  • Speech / by Bessie Schönberg.
  • Opening remarks / by Bill Irwin and Valda Setterfield.
  • Visual [and] lighting design awards / presented by Huck Snyder and Jennifer Tipton to David Ferri, Carol Mullins, Janie Geiser, Stan Pressner.
  • Composer awards / presented by Edwina Lee Tyler to James Baker, Jeff Halpern, Blue Gene Tyranny.
  • Reel 2 (ca. 50 min.). Excerpt from Cranky destroyers / choreography, Stephanie Skura in collaboration with the performers ; music, Beethoven (Symphony no. 5) ; costumes, Laure Drogoul ; lighting, Mary Louise Geiger ; danced by Benoît Lachambre, Brian Moran, David Rousseve, Margery Segal, Stephanie Skura, Debra Wanner.
  • Special citation / presented by Bill T. Jones to ACT UP.
  • Memoriam / introduced by Stephen Greco and Tony Whitfield ; music performed by Blue Gene Tyranny.
  • New York New York / excerpt from Watchface: Septophonic ; directed by Kurt Fulton and James Siena ; created and performed by Watchface.
  • Performer awards / presented by Mary Shultz and Ron Vawter to Joseph Lennon, Keith Sabado, Norwood Pennewell, Lance Gries, Kate Johnson, Ron Vawter.
  • Reel 3 (ca. 41 min.). Sarah / created and performed by Ann Carlson ; words and score, Andy Kirshner ; taped vocals performed by Shelley Brenner, Ann Carlson, Andy Kirshner.
  • Choreographer/creator awards / presented by David Cale and Dana Reitz to Tere O'Connor, Ann Hamilton, Wim Vandekeybus, Thierry de Mey, Peter Vermeersch, John Kelly, Elizabeth Streb, Otrabanda, William Forsythe, Ann Carlson.
  • Closing remarks / by Bill Irwin and Valda Setterfield ; includes presentation of choreographer/creator award to Bill Irwin.
  • Untitled (1988) / choreography and performance, Bill T. Jones ; music, Berlioz ("Absence").
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4006
Title
The Bessies [electronic resource] : the fifth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / presented by Dance Theater Workshop.
Imprint
c1988.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, on September 15, 1988, by Video D Studios.
Performer
Co-hosts: Bill Irwin, Valda Setterfield.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-6042.
Connect to:
Local Subject
New York Dance and Performance Awards.
Added Author
Setterfield, Valda. Host. Performer
Irwin, Bill, 1950- host.
Irwin, Bill, 1950- honoreee.
White, David R. Speaker
Schönberg, Bessie. Honoree
Snyder, Huck. Speaker
Tipton, Jennifer, speaker.
Ferri, David. Honoree
Mullins, Carol. Honoree
Geiser, Janie. Honoree
Pressner, Stan. Honoree
Tyler, Edwina Lee. Speaker
Baker, James, 1957- honoree.
Halpern, Jeff. Honoree
Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945- Honoree. Musician
Skura, Stephanie, choreographer, dancer.
Lachambre, Benoît, dancer.
Moran, Brian, dancer.
Rousseve, David, dancer.
Segal, Margery, dancer.
Wanner, Debra, dancer.
Jones, Bill T. Speaker
Jones, Bill T., choreographer.
Jones, Bill T., dancer.
Greco, Stephen. Speaker
Whitfield, Tony. Speaker
Shultz, Mary. Speaker
Vawter, Ron. Speaker
Vawter, Ron. Honoree
Lennon, Joseph. Honoree
Sabado, Keith. Honoree
Pennewell, Norwood. Honoree
Gries, Lance. Honoree
Johnson, Kate. Honoree
Carlson, Ann, 1954- Creator. Performer. Honoree
Cale, David, speaker.
Reitz, Dana. Speaker
O'Connor, Tere. Honoree
Hamilton, Ann, 1956- Honoree
Vandekeybus, Wim. Honoree
Mey, Thierry de. Honoree
Vermeersch, Peter. Honoree
Kelly, John, 1954- Honoree
Streb, Elizabeth. Honoree
Forsythe, William. Honoree
Gordon, David, 1936- choreographer.
Drogoul, Laure. Costume designer
Geiger, Mary Louise. Lighting designer
Fulton, Kurt. Director
Siena, James. Director
Kirshner, Andy. Composer. Librettist. voc
Brenner, Shelley. voc
Bly, Carol. Author
ACT UP (Organization)
Watchface (Company)
Otrabanda Company (Performing group)
Dance Theater Workshop.
Video D Studios.
DHCA.
Added Title
United States (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Cranky destroyers (Choreographic work : Skura)
Sarah (Choreographic work : Carlson)
Untitled (Choreographic work : Jones)
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Found In:
Dance Theater Workshop Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-6042 (former)
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