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Magritte, Magritte [videorecording]

Title
Magritte, Magritte [videorecording] / choreography by Anna Sokolow ; staged and directed by Jim May ; produced and directed by Gene Ritchings ; [performed by] Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble.
Publication
2006.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (58 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Magritte, Magritte (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Performance (ca. 49 min.) includes eight sections: The lovers, Ago, The restless sleeper, Ideas of an acrobat, The month of the harvest, Discovery, The threatened assassin, The grand war.
  • Interview with Jim May discussing the choreographic work, Magritte, Magritte, what this work represents, how Anna Sokolow discovered its concept, how she incorporated dance and theater, and the process of recreating her work since she often changed the choreography depending on the dancer.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting design by Philippe Andrieux ; costumes by Sissi Siska, Eleanor Bunker ; sound recorded by Bill Daly ; photographed by Raymond McGrath, Gene Ritchings ; edited by Lauren Naslund.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Dance Theater Workshop, New York, between July 6-8, 2006.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Source (note)
  • Jim May.
Contents
  • Magritte, Magritte performance (ca. 49 min.). The lovers (ca. 8 min.) / music by Alexander Scriabin (Sonata no. 5 opus 53) ; performers, Francesca Todesco, Benjamin Cortes -- Ago (ca. 3 min.) / poem by John White ; performer, Davey Bellerose -- The restless sleeper (ca. 10 min.) / music by Franz Liszt (Valse oubilee no. 1 and no. 2) ; performer, Luis Gabriel Zaragoza -- Ideas of an acrobat (ca. 6 min.) / music by Hazel Masiello ; performers, Davey Bellerose, Benjamin Cortes [with] Eleanor Bunker, Melissa Birnbaum, Samantha Geracht -- The month of the harvest (ca. 2 min.) / poem by Edgar Allen Poe ; performers, Davey Bellerose, Alan Forbes, Joshua Sculteis -- Discovery (ca. 4 min.) / music, Charles Hayward (saxophone improvisation) ; performer, Lauren Naslund -- The threatened assassin (ca. 11 min.) / written by John White ; performers, Eleanor Bunker, Benjamin Cortes, Davey Bellerose, Alan Forbes -- The grand war (ca. 2 min.) / poem by John White.
  • Interview with Jim May (ca. 9 min.) / interviewee, Jim May (director, Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4416
OCLC
288945251
Title
Magritte, Magritte [videorecording] / choreography by Anna Sokolow ; staged and directed by Jim May ; produced and directed by Gene Ritchings ; [performed by] Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble.
Imprint
2006.
System Details
DVD.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Dance Theater Workshop, New York, between July 6-8, 2006.
Performer
Danced by The Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble: Davey Bellerose, Melissa Birnbaum, Eleanor Bunker, Benjamin Cortes, Alan Forbes, Samantha Geracht, Lauren Naslund, Joshua Schulteis, Francesca Todesco, Luis Gabriel Zaragoza.
Credits
Lighting design by Philippe Andrieux ; costumes by Sissi Siska, Eleanor Bunker ; sound recorded by Bill Daly ; photographed by Raymond McGrath, Gene Ritchings ; edited by Lauren Naslund.
Source
Gift; Jim May. NN-PD
Added Author
May, Jim, 1944- Restager
May, Jim, 1944- Director
Sokolow, Anna, choreographer.
Ritchings, Gene. Director
Ritchings, Gene. Producer
Andrieux, Philippe, lighting designer.
Siska, Sissi. Costume designer
Bunker, Eleanor. Costume designer
Naslund, Lauren. Editor
Bellerose, Davey, dancer.
Birnbaum, Melissa, dancer.
Bunker, Eleanor, dancer.
Cortes, Benjamin (Dancer)
Forbes, Alan (Dancer)
Géracht, Samantha, dancer.
Naslund, Lauren, dancer.
Todesco, Francesca, dancer.
Zaragoza, Luis Gabriel, dancer.
May, Jim, 1944- Donor
Added Title
Magritte, Magritte (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4416
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