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Reflection [videorecording] : reconstructing Anna Sokolow's Steps of silence

Title
Reflection [videorecording] : reconstructing Anna Sokolow's Steps of silence / project director, Valarie Mockabee ; DVD author, Rachel Boggia.
Publication
New York, NY : Insight Media, [2007]

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Description
2 videodiscs (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Steps of silence (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Alternative Title
Reconstructing Anna Sokolow's Steps of silence
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentary films.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Note
  • Introductory documentary originally produced in 2005; other material originally filmed ca. 1968-2004.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1. Historical context (ca. 60 min.): Introductory documentary (2005) (ca. 9 min.) / produced and directed by Valarie Mockabee ; shot and edited by Rachel Boggia ; narration, Linda Smith -- Historical context. Sociopolitical context (1968) ; Sokolow's rehearsal process (ca. 1 min.) ; Stories of Sokolow (ca. 6 min.) ; Images of Sokolow and RDT [Repertory Dance Theatre] (1968) ; Sokolow biography ; Sokolow lecture demonstration (1970) (ca. 17 min.; no sound) / performed by RDT -- The reconstruction. The reconstruction process (ca. 8 min.) ; Approach to motion capture (ca. 4 min.) ; 2004 dancers' viewpoints ; Cast list (1970, 1975, and 2004) -- About the project. DVD credits ; About the project directors ; Repertory Dance Theatre mission (ca. 2 min.) ; Sokolow Foundation Mission (ca. 2 min.).
  • Disc 2. Labanotation score and performances (ca. 60 min.): Labanotation excerpts with video notes -- Steps of silence (2004) (ca. 16 min.) / performed by RDT -- Steps of silence (1970) (ca. 18 min.) / performed by RDT.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3989
OCLC
227036841
Title
Reflection [videorecording] : reconstructing Anna Sokolow's Steps of silence / project director, Valarie Mockabee ; DVD author, Rachel Boggia.
Imprint
New York, NY : Insight Media, [2007]
System Details
DVD.
Performer
Interviewees: Linda Smith, Valarie Mockabee, Lorry May, Gregg Lizenbery, Lynne Wimmer, Chara Huckins, Andy Noble, Maria Palazzi, Brian Windsor ; dance performances by Repertory Dance Theatre (RPT).
Summary
"[Disc 1] Chronicles the 1968 creation and 2004 revival of Anna Sokolow's Steps of Silence. It includes narration by Linda Smith, film footage of a 1970 lecture-demonstration by Sokolow, rehearsal photographs from 1968, motion-capture data of specific phrases of the dance, and interviews with original cast members. [Disc 2] presents complete performances of Anna Sokolow's Steps of Silence from 1968 and 2004. It includes rehearsal notes and highlights excerpts of the dance through [Labanotation] and video notes" --Publisher's website.
Added Author
Mockabee, Valarie. Director
Mockabee, Valarie. Producer
Boggia, Rachel. Creator
Sokolow, Anna, choreographer.
Smith, Linda, director.
May, Lorry. Interviewee
Lizenbery, Gregg. Interviewee
Wimmer, Lynne. Interviewee
Huckins, Chara. Interviewee
Noble, Andy. Interviewee
Palazzi, Maria. Interviewee
Windsor, Brian. Interviewee
Repertory Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Added Title
Reconstructing Anna Sokolow's Steps of silence
Steps of silence (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Publisher No.
8441--8442 Insight Media
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3989
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