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Cathy Weis [videorecording]

Title
Cathy Weis [videorecording] / Dance Theater Workshop presents The main event.
Publication
c2003, 2002.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (80 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
  • Abondanza in the air (Choreographic work : Nelson and Weis)
  • Electric haiku (Choreographic work : Weis)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Cathy Weis, Dance Theater Workshop, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, N.Y., on November 24, 2002, and in a special session for the camera on November 30, 2002; video documentation, Vagabond Video; direction, Charlie Steiner; camera, Charlie Steiner, Dan Matas; editing, Cathy Weis, Charlie Steiner.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is 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
  • Pre-show (ca. 4 min.) / created by Cathy Weis; set, Jonathon Berger; ventriloquist set and puppet, Alessandra Nichols; performed by Jonathon Berger, Cathy Weis.
  • Electric haiku (premiere) (ca. 42 min.) / concept and choreography, Cathy Weis; sound design, Steve Hamilton; animation, Phil Marden; interactive media design, Ruben Puentedura; costumes, Jonathan Berger, Scott Heron; strip costume, Ksenia Vidyaykina; stilt headdress, Thomas Little; lighting, Jay Ryan; scaffolding consultant and screen design, Steve Berman; performed by Scott Heron, Zane Frazer, Ksenia Vidyaykina, Parnell Klug. The sections of the work are: Haiku #1, Pandora and the facilitator -- Haiku #2, The bee keeper -- Haiku #3, The chrysalis -- Haiku #4, A trickster gets his come-uppance -- Haiku #5, Circle dance -- Haiku #6, Painting and stripping -- Haiku #7, Getting the toothpaste back into the tube.
  • An abondanza in the air (1990) (ca. 34 min.) / choreography, video, lighting, and sound, Lisa Nelson, Cathy Weis; TV design and construction, David G. Pennington, David Hunter; soundtrack, various sources, including Mauritzio Kagel, Monie Love; performed by Lisa Nelson, Cathy Weis.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6793
Title
Cathy Weis [videorecording] / Dance Theater Workshop presents The main event.
Imprint
c2003, 2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, N.Y., on November 24, 2002, and in a special session for the camera on November 30, 2002; video documentation, Vagabond Video; direction, Charlie Steiner; camera, Charlie Steiner, Dan Matas; editing, Cathy Weis, Charlie Steiner.
Funding
This recording is 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
Mixed media performances.
Added Author
Weis, Cathy. Performer
Weis, Cathy, choreographer.
Hamilton, Steve. Designer
Marden, Phil.
Puentedura, Ruben. Designer
Ryan, Jay. Designer
Heron, Scott. Performer. Costume designer
Vidyaykina, Ksenia. Performer. Costume designer
Nelson, Lisa. prf, choreographer.
Steiner, Charles. Director. Film editor
Matas, Dan.
Dance Theater Workshop.
Vagabond Video.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Added Title
Electric haiku (Choreographic work : Weis)
Abondanza in the air (Choreographic work : Nelson and Weis)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6793
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