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The Bessies the eleventh annual New York Dance & Performance Awards

Title
The Bessies [videorecording] : the eleventh annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / hosted by Dance Theater Workshop in association with The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center.
Publication
c1995.

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Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (180 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Uniform Title
Approaching no calm counting laughter (Choreographic work : Dorfman)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Performer (note)
  • Masters of ceremonies: Ellie Covan, David Cale.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Kaufmann Concert Hall, The 92nd Street Y, New York, N.Y., on Sept. 12, 1995; video documentation, Character Generators Inc.; camera, Amy Baker, Nikki Castro.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 91 min.). Welcome / by Bessie Schönberg.
  • Introductory remarks / by David R. White, executive director and producer, Dance Theater Workshop; and Laurie Uprichard, executive director, Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church.
  • [Comedy] / by David Cale and Ellie Covan, masters of ceremonies.
  • Visual design awards / presented by Gabriel Berry to David Fritz and Carol Mullins, Gretchen Bender, Michael Stiller, Elliot Caplan.
  • Composer awards / presented by Pauline Oliveros to Guy Klucevsek, Raúl Jaurena, Philip Glass, Ysaye Barnwell.
  • Special citation #1 / presented by Nancy Ticotin to Tina Ramírez.
  • Special citation #2 / presented by Jerri Allyn to Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo.
  • [Speech on behalf of Dancers Responding to AIDS] / by Hernando Cortez and Denise Roberts.
  • A communal voice / musical performance by Ysaye Barnwell.
  • In memoriam: Reza Abdoh (video).
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 89 min.). School's out: the naming project (excerpts) / a video and performance work by and about lesbian and gay youth; directed by Mary Ellen Strom; featuring the work of Prudence Browne, Diana Casillas, Alex Cervantes, Andres Montoya, Isa Murillo, Sabina Modeste, Jason Newland, Nelson Rodriguez; lighting, Phil Sandström; facilitated by Barbara Bickart and Bridget Hughes.
  • Special citation #3 / presented posthumously by Marlies Yearby to Melvin Davis.
  • Performance awards / presented by Cathy Edwards and Guy Yarden to Lawrence Goldhuber, Lisa Race, Jamie Bishton, Renee Redding-Jones, Kristen Borg, Frédéric Gafner.
  • Choreographer/creator awards / presented by Eiko Otake [of Eiko and Koma] and Ralph Lemon to Reza Abdoh (posthumous award), Simone Forti, Lisa Jones and Alva Rogers, Janie Geiser, William Douglas and José Navas, Jennifer Miller and Circus Amok, Mary Ellen Strom and participants in School's out: the naming project, Neil Greenberg.
  • Closing remarks / by Ellie Covan and David Cale.
  • Approaching no calm / choreography, David Dorfman; music, Amy Denio; danced by David Dorfman and Lisa Race.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7420
Title
The Bessies [videorecording] : the eleventh annual New York Dance & Performance Awards / hosted by Dance Theater Workshop in association with The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center.
Imprint
c1995.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Kaufmann Concert Hall, The 92nd Street Y, New York, N.Y., on Sept. 12, 1995; video documentation, Character Generators Inc.; camera, Amy Baker, Nikki Castro.
Performer
Masters of ceremonies: Ellie Covan, David Cale.
Local Subject
New York Dance and Performance Awards.
Added Author
Schönberg, Bessie. Speaker
White, David R. Speaker
Uprichard, Laurie. Speaker
Cale, David. Host
Covan, Ellie. Host
Berry, Gabriel. Speaker
Fritz, David. Honoree
Mullins, Carol. Honoree
Bender, Gretchen. Honoree
Stiller, Michael, 1961- honoree.
Caplan, Elliot. Honoree
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-2016. Speaker
Klucevsek, Guy. Honoree
Jaurena, Raúl. Honoree
Glass, Philip. Honoree
Barnwell, Ysaye M. Honoree. Musician
Ticotin, Nancy. Speaker
Ramírez, Tina. Honoree
Allyn, Jerri. Speaker
Ingberman, Jeanette, 1952- Honoree
Colo, 1946- Honoree
Cortez, Hernando. Speaker
Roberts, Denise, speaker.
Abdoh, Reza, choreographer. Performer. Honoree
Strom, Mary Ellen, director.
Strom, Mary Ellen. Honoree
Yearby, Marlies. Speaker
Davis, Melvin C. Honoree
Edwards, Cathy. Speaker
Yarden, Guy. Speaker
Goldhuber, Lawrence. Honoree
Race, Lisa. hnr, dancer.
Bishton, Jamie. Honoree
Redding-Jones, Renee. Honoree
Borg, Kristen. Honoree
Gafner, Frédéric. Honoree
Otake, Eiko, speaker.
Lemon, Ralph. Speaker
Forti, Simone. Honoree
Jones, Lisa. Honoree
Rogers, Alva. Honoree
Geiser, Janie. Honoree
Douglas, William. Honoree
Navas, José. Honoree
Miller, Jennifer. Honoree
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- Honoree
Dorfman, David, choreographer.
Dorfman, David, dancer.
Denio, Amy. Composer
Baker, Amy.
Castro, Nikki.
Dance Theater Workshop.
92nd Street Y (New York, N.Y.). Harkness Dance Center.
Character Generators/Video.
Added Title
Approaching no calm counting laughter (Choreographic work : Dorfman)
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7420
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