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Improvisations Unlimited [videorecording]

Title
Improvisations Unlimited [videorecording] / artistic direction by Meriam Rosen.
Publication
1988.

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Additional Authors
  • Blossom, Beverly,
  • Brown, Jim,
  • Caldwell, Linda,
  • Campos, Soledad.
  • Improvisations Unlimited (Company)
  • Jackson, Paul D.
  • Rosen, Meriam.
  • Small, Robert, 1951 or 1952-
  • Threadgill, Henry.
Description
1 videocassette (78 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Meriam Rosen.
Uniform Title
  • Brides (Choreographic work : Blossom)
  • Good times (Choreographic work : Small)
  • So long (Choreographic work : Caldwell)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by Catalogue of dances, compiled by Meriam Rosen.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Paul D. Jackson.
Performer (note)
  • Introduced by Meriam Rosen.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the EE Theater, University of Maryland at College Park, on March 2, 1988.
Contents
  • The process (ca. 21 min.) / performed by Stephanie Ginger Butler, John Dixon, Sylvia Hall, Dana Rubin, Pam Smith, Darryl Thomas, Heather Walker ; accompaniment, Jim Brown. The process, previously called Sets, consists of "improvised movement explorations in response to verbal cues given by the director and heard simultaneously by audience and performers."
  • [Improvisational duet] (ca. 9 min.) / performed onstage by dancer Jim Brown and in the lighting booth by lighting designer Paul D. Jackson.
  • So long (ca. 9 min.) / choreography, Linda Caldwell ; performed by Stephanie Ginger Butler, John Dixon, Sylvia Hall, Dana Rubin, Pam Smith, Darryl Thomas, Heather Walker.
  • Brides (ca. 14 min.) / choreography, Beverly Blossom ; music, Mantovani ("What are you doing for the rest of your life?"), Brian Eno, Jon Hassell, Robert Fripp ; performed by Jim Brown, Stephanie Ginger Butler, Sylvia Hall, Dana Rubin, Pam Smith, Heather Walker, S[oledad?] Campos.
  • Good times (ca. 23 min.) / choreography, Robert Small ; music, Henry Threadgill ; costumes, Soledad Campos ; performed by Stephanie Ginger Butler, John Dixon, Sylvia Hall, Dana Rubin, Pam Smith, Darryl Thomas, Heather Walker.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5473
Title
Improvisations Unlimited [videorecording] / artistic direction by Meriam Rosen.
Imprint
1988.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the EE Theater, University of Maryland at College Park, on March 2, 1988.
Credits
Lighting, Paul D. Jackson.
Performer
Performed by Improvisations Unlimited.
Introduced by Meriam Rosen.
Added Author
Brown, Jim, dancer.
Rosen, Meriam. Director
Rosen, Meriam. Speaker
Caldwell, Linda, choreographer.
Blossom, Beverly, choreographer.
Small, Robert, 1951 or 1952- choreographer.
Threadgill, Henry. Composer
Campos, Soledad. Costume designer
Jackson, Paul D.
Improvisations Unlimited (Company)
Added Title
So long (Choreographic work : Caldwell)
Brides (Choreographic work : Blossom)
Good times (Choreographic work : Small)
Gift of Meriam Rosen.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5473
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