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Second Hand
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 6 mins
Two half-hour programs featuring Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this two-part program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from: "Winterbranch", "Second...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 6 mins
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Winterbranch
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 3 mins
Two half-hour programs featuring Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this two-part program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from: "Winterbranch", "Second...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 3 mins
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A Work in Continuing Progress
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Norman Walker, 1934-; designed by Allen Edward Klein; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Pamela Ladimer, fl. 1965, Mario Delamo, 1946-2001, Marsha Wolfson, fl. 1967, Jo-Ann Bruggemann, fl. 1982, Alice Gill, fl. 1981 and Tony Catanzaro, The Norman Walker Dance Company (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 29 mins
Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the current "modern dance" movement. The set pieces, with improvisation, are performed to Judy Collins' rendition of "Suzanne" (by Leonard Cohen), "In My Life" by John Lennon, and songs by the rock group The Doors. With Norman Walker...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Norman Walker, 1934-; designed by Allen Edward Klein; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Pamela Ladimer, fl. 1965, Mario Delamo, 1946-2001, Marsha Wolfson, fl. 1967, Jo-Ann Bruggemann, fl. 1982, Alice Gill, fl. 1981 and Tony Catanzaro, The Norman Walker Dance Company (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 29 mins
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Ozark Set
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composed by Elie Siegmeister, 1909-1991; choreographed by John Butler, 1918-1993; performed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920-, Glen Tetley, 1926-2007, Beatrice Tompkins, Joan Skinner, Dorothy Hill, Ian Tucker, Helene Ellis, Gerald Arpino, 1923-2008, Ted Pearson and John Butler, 1918-1993 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 27 mins
Choreographer John Butler interprets the reactions of the people of a simple Ozark village when a young Japanese girl comes to live among them. Dance program on American folklore theme. The music is by Elie Siegmeister. The dancers are John Butler, Yuriko, Ian Tucker, Glen Tetley, Joan Skinner, Beatrice Tompkins,...
composed by Elie Siegmeister, 1909-1991; choreographed by John Butler, 1918-1993; performed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920-, Glen Tetley, 1926-2007, Beatrice Tompkins, Joan Skinner, Dorothy Hill, Ian Tucker, Helene Ellis, Gerald Arpino, 1923-2008, Ted Pearson and John Butler, 1918-1993 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 27 mins
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Poem
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by Sophie Maslow, 1911-2006; designed by Charles Lisanby, 1924-2013; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; performed by Julie Arenal, fl. 1972-2006, Carol Fried, William Dugan, 1997-, Stanley Berke, fl. 1960, Haruki Fujimoto, fl. 1976, Morrie Peirce, fl. 1961 and Herbert Lovelle, 1924-2009 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 19 mins
Poem is a modern dance based on Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem, "Autobiography", choreographed by Sophie Maslow to music by Duke Ellington. Participants are Morrie Pierce (reading poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti), Sophie Maslow (choreographer), Herbert Lovell (drummer), Julie Arenal, William Dugan, Stanley Berke, Haru...
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by Sophie Maslow, 1911-2006; designed by Charles Lisanby, 1924-2013; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; performed by Julie Arenal, fl. 1972-2006, Carol Fried, William Dugan, 1997-, Stanley Berke, fl. 1960, Haruki Fujimoto, fl. 1976, Morrie Peirce, fl. 1961 and Herbert Lovelle, 1924-2009 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 19 mins
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Portrait of Billie
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by John Butler, 1918-1993; designed by Ronald Baldwin, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Billie Holiday, 1915-1959, Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- and John Butler, 1918-1993 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
Choreographer John Butler and Carmen de Lavallade interpret the life of blues singer Billie Holiday in a dance to recordings of Holiday singing. Includes narration and photographs of Holiday's career and quotes from her book, "Lady Sings the Blues."
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by John Butler, 1918-1993; designed by Ronald Baldwin, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Billie Holiday, 1915-1959, Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- and John Butler, 1918-1993 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
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They Called Her Moses
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directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; choreographed by Donald McKayle, 1930-; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Miriam Burton, 1927-1991, Jacqueline Walcott, fl. 1950-1960, Robert Powell, 1941-1977, Sylvia Waters, 1940-, Arthur Mitchell, 1934-, Kathleen Stanford, 1921-2010, Donald McKayle, 1930- and Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
This performance, produced by Aviva Films, contains early dances by the eminent African-American choreographer Donald McKayle.
directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; choreographed by Donald McKayle, 1930-; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Miriam Burton, 1927-1991, Jacqueline Walcott, fl. 1950-1960, Robert Powell, 1941-1977, Sylvia Waters, 1940-, Arthur Mitchell, 1934-, Kathleen Stanford, 1921-2010, Donald McKayle, 1930- and Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
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TV Rerun
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 5 mins
Two half-hour programs featuring Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this two-part program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from: "Winterbranch", "Second...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 5 mins
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Lamb of God
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composed by Ralph Gilbert; choreographed by Iris Mabry; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Iris Mabry and James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
Solo dance performance by dancer-choreographer Iris Mabry. Her idiosyncratic dances express her views of the relationship among dance movement, emotion, and music. She comes to dance as a philosophy major at Smith College, and is articulate about her intentions regarding economy of movement, the difference between...
composed by Ralph Gilbert; choreographed by Iris Mabry; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Iris Mabry and James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
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Changing Steps
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 3 mins
Two half-hour programs featuring Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this two-part program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from: "Winterbranch", "Second...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 3 mins
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