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Breaking ground [videorecording] : Judson Dance Theater and beyond

Title
Breaking ground [videorecording] : Judson Dance Theater and beyond
Publication
c1999.

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Description
2 videocassettes (109 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
  • Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Maia Claire Garrison, Douglas Dunn, Thom Fogarty, Dan Froot, David Gordon, Patricia Hoffbauer, Kenneth King, Clarinda Mac Low, Wendy Perron, Yvonne Rainer, Sara Rudner, George Emilio Sanchez, Steven Sapp/Universes, Carol Webster, Gus Solomons, Jr., Judson Memorial Church, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Collection, The New York Public Library.
  • Accompanied by house program.
Credits (note)
  • Technical direction, Karen Sherman ; lighting, Mark R. Barton.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Judson Memorial Church, New York, as part of No Limits, a Celebration of Freedom and Art to Benefit Judson Memorial Church, on April 23, 1999 ; camera, A. Star Reese, James Cosper ; editing, Peter Richards.
Funding (note)
  • The recording of this work was made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Introduction / by Wendy Perron.
  • Chair (1974) (ca. 11 min.) / choreography, David Gordon ; performed by Scott Cunningham, Chuck Finlon, Dean Moss.
  • Middlepass #2: from here to here (1999) (ca. 7 min.) / choreography and performance, Gus Solomons, Jr. ; music improvisation, Walter Thompson.
  • The secret weapon (ca. 10 min.) / created and performed by Dan Froot and Wendy Perron ; sources for the text came from Center for Defense Information, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, The New York Times, and Physicians for Social Responsibility/NYC.
  • Influential imager & the archangel (1999) (ca. 13 min.) / danz, Maia Claire Garrison ; music, Roots, Stevie Wonder ; costume, Isha Shabaka.
  • Speech / by Elaine Summers ; introduced by Wendy Perron.
  • Cassette 2. Speech / by Yvonne Rainer, "No Limits" co-chair.
  • Trio A (People's flag show version, 1970) (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Yvonne Rainer, reconstructed and directed by Clarinda Mac Low ; performed by Lori Brungard, Philippa Cosgrove, Vasso Kolovou, Marquita Levy, Clarinda Mac Low, Jody Sperling, Colleen Thomas, Bill Young.
  • A visit from Isadora as a Guerrilla Girl (ca. 5 min.) / performed by Wendy Perron.
  • I don't remember (ca. 7 min.) / music, Lisa Karrer and Stella Chiu ; danced by Sara Rudner and Douglas Dunn.
  • [Spoken word performance] (ca. 14 min.) / performed by Universes: Steven Sapp, Gamal Abdel Chasten, Lemon, Mildred Ruiz, Flaco Navaja.
  • [Closing speech] / by Wendy Perron.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3683
Title
Breaking ground [videorecording] : Judson Dance Theater and beyond
Imprint
c1999.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Judson Memorial Church, New York, as part of No Limits, a Celebration of Freedom and Art to Benefit Judson Memorial Church, on April 23, 1999 ; camera, A. Star Reese, James Cosper ; editing, Peter Richards.
Credits
Technical direction, Karen Sherman ; lighting, Mark R. Barton.
Funding
The recording of this work was made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local Subject
Avant-garde dance.
Added Author
Perron, Wendy. spk, dancer.
Cunningham, Scott, dancer.
Finlon, Chuck, dancer.
Moss, Dean, dancer.
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1940- choreographer, dancer.
Thompson, Walter. Musician
Froot, Dan, choreographer.
Froot, Dan, dancer.
Garrison, Maia Claire, choreographer, dancer.
Summers, Elaine, 1925- Speaker
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- choreographer. Speaker
MacLow, Clarinda, dancer.
Brungard, Lori, dancer.
Sperling, Jody, dancer.
Thomas, Colleen, dancer.
Young, Bill, dancer.
Rudner, Sara, dancer.
Dunn, Douglas, 1942- dancer.
Karrer, Lisa. Composer
Gordon, David, 1936- choreographer.
Wonder, Stevie. Musician
Sherman, Karen.
Barton, Mark R.
Reese, A. Star.
Cosper, James.
Richards, Peter.
Judson Dance Theater.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3683
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