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The Bessies [videorecording] : the fourteenth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards

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The Bessies [videorecording] : the fourteenth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / presented by Dance Theater Workshop and the 1997-98 Bessies Committee in association with Danspace Project and the Joyce Theater ; hosted by Dance Theater Workshop, Danspace Project, and the Joyce Theater.
Publication
c1998.

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Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (166 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Uniform Title
Bel canto (Choreographic work : Varone)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Performer (note)
  • Masters of ceremonies: Doug Elkins, Varla Jean Merman.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Sept. 18, 1998; video documentation, Peter Richards.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 84 min.). Martha video / created by Charles Atlas for Martha @ Mother. Difficult to see on recording; runs ca. 35 min.
  • Introductory remarks / by Laurie Uprichard, executive director, Danspace Project; David R. White, executive director and producer, Dance Theater Workshop.
  • [Speech and performance] / by Doug Elkins and Varla Jean Merman.
  • Visual design awards / presented by Charles Atlas to David Covey, Nari Ward, Bill Ballou and Michael Casselli, Jeff Fontaine.
  • Composer awards / presented by Zeena Parkins to Robert Bonhomme, Patrick Fondiller, Robert Hohl, and Megan Spooner of Fellaheen; Mark Bennett, Robert Black, Robert Een, Aska Kaneko, and Hiroshi Yoshino; Somei Satoh and the Kronos Quartet.
  • Special citation #1 / presented by Dean Moss to Gowanus Arts Exchange.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 82 min.). Special citation #2 / presented by Joan Myers Brown to Mikki Sheppard, Laura Greer, and Stephanie Hughley.
  • Gate keepers (excerpt) / choreography, Ronald K. Brown; original score, Wunmi Olaiya; original lighting, William H. Grant, III; danced by Philadanco: Kim Y. Bears, Hope Boykin, Brandon Ellis, Willa-Noel Montague, Candace Whitaker, Hollie Wright.
  • Performer awards / presented by Odile Reine-Adelaide and Mark Robison to Pedro Ruiz, Hope Clark, Lawrence Keigwin, Eddie Taketa, Hope L. Boykin, Jaime Martinez.
  • Special citation #3 / presented by Deborah Jowitt to Carla Maxwell.
  • Bel canto (excerpts) / choreography, Doug Varone; music, Vincenzo Bellini (from the opera Norma); costumes, Lynne Steincamp; original lighting, David Ferri; danced by [Doug Varone and Dancers]: Nancy Bannon, Adriane Fang, Eric Handman, Larry Hahn, Merceditas Manago, Eddie Taketa, Doug Varone, Gwen Welliver.
  • Choreographer/creator awards / presented by Susan Marshall and Donald Byrd to David Neumann; Elizabeth Streb; B Team; Charles Atlas; Jane Comfort; Douglas Dunn; Ronald K. Brown; Mia Lawrence, Douglas Henderson, Guy Yarden, and Danielle Epstein; Doug Varone.
  • Closing remarks / by Doug Elkins and Varla Jean Merman.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7462
Title
The Bessies [videorecording] : the fourteenth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / presented by Dance Theater Workshop and the 1997-98 Bessies Committee in association with Danspace Project and the Joyce Theater ; hosted by Dance Theater Workshop, Danspace Project, and the Joyce Theater.
Imprint
c1998.
Event
Videotaped at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Sept. 18, 1998; video documentation, Peter Richards.
Performer
Masters of ceremonies: Doug Elkins, Varla Jean Merman.
Local Subject
New York Dance and Performance Awards.
Added Author
Uprichard, Laurie. Speaker
White, David R. Speaker
Elkins, Doug. Host
Merman, Varla Jean. Host
Atlas, Charles. Director. Speaker. Honoree
Ballou, Bill. Honoree
Casselli, Michael. Honoree
Covey, David. Honoree
Fontaine, Jeff. Honoree
Ward, Nari, 1963- Honoree
Parkins, Zeena. Speaker
Bennett, Mark (Composer) Honoree
Black, Robert, 1950- Honoree
Een, Robert. Honoree
Kaneko, Aska. Honoree
Yoshino, Hiroshi. Honoree
Bonhomme, Robert. Honoree
Fondiller, Patrick. Honoree
Hohl, Robert. Honoree
Spooner, Megan. Honoree
Satoh, Somei, 1947- Honoree
Moss, Dean. Speaker
Brown, Joan Myers. Speaker
Shepard, Mikki. Honoree
Greer, Laura. Honoree
Hughley, Stephanie. Honoree
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- choreographer.
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- Honoree
Olaiya, Wunmi. Composer
Grant, William H., III. Lighting designer
Bears, Kim Y., dancer.
Boykin, Hope, dancer. Honoree
Ellis, Brandon, dancer.
Montague, Willia-Noel, dancer.
Whitaker, Candace, dancer.
Wright, Hollie, dancer.
Adelaide, Odile Reine. Speaker
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), speaker.
Keigwin, Larry. Honoree
Martínez, Jaime. Honoree
Ruiz, Pedro. Honoree
Taketa, Edward Akio. hnr, dancer.
Jowitt, Deborah, speaker.
Maxwell, Carla. Honoree
Varone, Doug, choreographer, dancer. Honoree
Ferri, David. Lighting designer
Steincamp, Lynne. Costume designer
Bannon, Nancy, dancer.
Fang, Adriane, dancer.
Handman, Eric, dancer.
Hahn, Larry, dancer.
Manago, Merceditas, dancer.
Welliver, Gwen, dancer.
Marshall, Susan, 1958- Speaker
Byrd, Donald, 1949- Speaker
Neumann, David. Honoree
Streb, Elizabeth. Honoree
Comfort, Jane, 1946- Honoree
Dunn, Douglas, 1942- Honoree
Lawrence, Mia. Honoree
Henderson, Doug. Honoree
Yarden, Guy. Honoree
Epstein, Danielle. Honoree
Richards, Peter. Videographer
Kronos Quartet.
Gowanus Arts Exchange.
Philadelphia Dance Company.
Doug Varone and Dancers.
Dance Theater Workshop.
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Bel canto (Choreographic work : Varone)
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7462
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