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The Bessies the ninth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards

Title
The Bessies [electronic resource] : the ninth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; hosted by the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Publication
c1992.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Dance Theater Workshop Archive.
Description
4 streaming video files (NTSC) (210 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Uniform Title
  • Vital signs (Choreographic work : Renzi)
  • Polka (Choreographic work : Morris)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Readings.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Masters of ceremonies: the Flying Karamazov Brothers: Dmitri, Ivan, Rakitin and Smerdyakov (a.k.a. Paul David Magid, Howard Jay Patterson, Michael Preston, Sam Williams).
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Delacorte Theater, Central Park, New York, on September 9, 1992, by Video D Studios.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Contents
  • Reel 1 (ca. 56 min.). [Music by] Craig Harris and Friends.
  • Welcome and warnings / by David R. White.
  • [Juggling and opening remarks / by the Flying Karamazov Brothers.
  • Visual [and] lighting design awards / presented by Stan Pressner to Michael Mazzola. Continued on cassette 2.
  • Reel 2 (ca. 58 min.). Visual [and] lighting design awards, continued / presented to Donna Dennis, Martin Puryear, Gabriel Berry.
  • Composer awards / presented by Julius Hemphill to Carl Riley, Robert Mirabal, Leroy Jenkins.
  • Excerpt from Dukin' / choreography, Frank Conversano ; music, Duke Ellington ; performed by Frank Conversano, Mark Russell, Phil Sandström, Jim Neu, Harry Mann, Charles Dennis.
  • Special citation 1 / presented by Bessie Schönberg to Howard Moody and the Judson Memorial Theater.
  • Special citation 2 / presented by Dianne McIntyre to Chuck Davis and DanceAfrica.
  • Memoriam / [poetry reading] by Sekou Sundiata. Continued on cassette 3.
  • Reel 3 (ca. 56 min.). Memoriam, continued / [music] by Roberto Mirabal, Pura Fe, Soni Moreno.
  • Nuyorican Poets Cafe Live / featuring Maggie Estep, Bob Holman, Tracie Morris, Dael Orlandersmith, Willie Perdomo, Edwin Torres, Mike Tyler.
  • Special citation 3 / presented by Martha Wilson to the Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Miguel Algarín (founder), Willie Correa, Bob Holman, Lois Griffith, Roland Legiardi-Laura.
  • Performers awards / presented by Kyle deCamp and Lance Gries to Kim Y. Bears, Scot Willingham, Viola Sheely, Natalie Rogers, Mark Robison, Stephen Mellor.
  • Excerpt from Vital signs / choreography, Marta Renzi ; music, Van Morrison, The Chieftains, Hasse Jonsson ; danced by Jeff Breland, Barbara A. Bush, Jean Denney, Chris Dohse, Jennifer Floyd, Chisa Hidaka, Juliana Luecking, Gail Litfin, Paige Martin, Charlie Wilcox.
  • Reel 4 (ca. 40 min.). Choreographer/creator awards / presented by Robbie McCauley and Stephen Petronio to Linda Montano, Frank Conversano, Pomo Afro Homos, Rhythm Technicians, Rock Steady Crew, Ping Chong and the Fiji Company, Marta Renzi, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and the Urban Bush Women, Donald Byrd, Craig Harris, Sekou Sundiata.
  • Closing remarks / by the Flying Karamazov Brothers.
  • Polka / choreography, Mark Morris ; music, Lou Harrison (Grand duo for violin and piano) ; costumes, Susan Ruddle ; performed by the Mark Morris Dance Group: Alyce Bochette, Joe Bowie, Ruth Davidson, Tina Fehlandt, Dan Joyce, Olivia Maridjan-Koop, Clarice Marshall, Mark Morris, Rachel Murray, June Omura, Kraig Patterson, Mireille Radwan-Dana, Guillermo Resto, Keith Sabado, William Wagner, Jean-Guillaume Weis, Megan Williams.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4013
Title
The Bessies [electronic resource] : the ninth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; hosted by the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Imprint
c1992.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Delacorte Theater, Central Park, New York, on September 9, 1992, by Video D Studios.
Performer
Masters of ceremonies: the Flying Karamazov Brothers: Dmitri, Ivan, Rakitin and Smerdyakov (a.k.a. Paul David Magid, Howard Jay Patterson, Michael Preston, Sam Williams).
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 9-6049.
Additional Copies 1 and 2: 4 VHS cassettes (DTW99 #83), donated by Dance Theater Workshop on 7/29/1999; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage.
Connect to:
Local Subject
New York Dance and Performance Awards.
Added Author
Harris, Craig S. Musician. Honoree
White, David R. Speaker
Pressner, Stan. Speaker
Mazzola, Michael. Honoree
Dennis, Donna. Honoree
Puryear, Martin, 1941- Honoree
Berry, Gabriel. Honoree
Hemphill, Julius. Speaker
Riley, Carl. Honoree
Mirabal, Robert. Honoree. Musician
Jenkins, Leroy. Honoree
Conversano, Frank, choreographer, dancer. Honoree
Schönberg, Bessie. Speaker
Moody, Howard. Honoree
McIntyre, Dianne. Speaker
Davis, Chuck, 1937- honoree.
Sundiata, Sekou. Performer. Honoree
Estep, Maggie. Performer
Holman, Bob, 1948- Performer. Honoree
Morris, Tracie. Honoree
Perdomo, Willie. Honoree
Torres, Edwin. Honoree
Wilson, Martha, 1947- speaker.
Algarín, Miguel. Honoree
Griffith, Lois. Honoree
DeCamp, Kyle. Speaker
Gries, Lance. Speaker
Bears, Kim Y. Honoree
Willingham, Scot. Honoree
Sheely, Viola. Honoree
Rogers, Natalie. Honoree
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), honoree.
Mellor, Stephen. Honoree
Renzi, Marta, choreographer. Honoree
McCauley, Robbie. Speaker
Petronio, Stephen. Speaker
Montano, Linda, 1942- Honoree
Chong, Ping. Honoree
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo. Honoree
Byrd, Donald, 1949- Honoree
Morris, Mark, 1956- choreographer, dancer.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974, composer.
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003. Composer
Ruddie, Susan. Costume designer
Flying Karamazov Brothers.
Judson Memorial Church (New York, N.Y.)
Nuyorican Poets Cafe.
Pomo Afro Homos.
Rhythm Technicians.
Rock Steady Crew.
Ping Chong and the Fiji Company.
Urban Bush Women (Dance company)
Mark Morris Dance Group.
Dance Theater Workshop.
Video D Studios.
DanceAfrica (Festival)
DHCA.
Added Title
Vital signs (Choreographic work : Renzi)
Polka (Choreographic work : Morris)
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Found In:
Dance Theater Workshop Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-6049 (former)
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