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Aeros
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choreographed by Robbie Barnett, fl. 1971, Alison Chase, 1946-, Michael Tracy, 1952- and Jonathan Wolken, 1949-2010; produced by William Hannah, 1910-2001 and Bobby Dobbs, fl. 1985; performed by Alison Chase, 1946- and Michael Tracy, 1952-, Pilobolus (American Dance Festival, 1997), 22 mins
This documentary, produced by University of North Carolina Public Television, offers an insightful look at the work of these modern dance originals. Since their earliest days, Pilobolus has been astounding and confounding audiences around the world with their particular brand of modern dance. The documentary featu...
choreographed by Robbie Barnett, fl. 1971, Alison Chase, 1946-, Michael Tracy, 1952- and Jonathan Wolken, 1949-2010; produced by William Hannah, 1910-2001 and Bobby Dobbs, fl. 1985; performed by Alison Chase, 1946- and Michael Tracy, 1952-, Pilobolus (American Dance Festival, 1997), 22 mins
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Alive & Kicking, 4, Cynthia Oliver
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choreographed by Cynthia Oliver; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Cynthia Oliver, Straylight, in Alive & Kicking, 4 (Charles Dennis Productions, 1996), 27 mins
Cynthia Oliver - excerpts from "Death's Door" - powerful dance and spoken words about dealing with death and loss by one of New York City's most eloquent African-American dancer/choreographers. Cynthia Olive was awarded a New York Dance and Performance Award, a "Bessie" for "Death's Door". Recorded in 1995 at Perf...
choreographed by Cynthia Oliver; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Cynthia Oliver, Straylight, in Alive & Kicking, 4 (Charles Dennis Productions, 1996), 27 mins
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Alive & Kicking, 90, Risa Jaroslow
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directed by Charles Dennis, 1946-; composed by Scott Johnson, 1952-; choreographed by Risa Jaroslow; designed by Perry Gunther, Clint Ramos, Carol Mullins; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Risa Jaroslow, Risa Jaroslow and Dancers and Fireworks Ensemble, in Alive & Kicking, 90 (Charles Dennis Productions, 2007), 50 mins
Jaroslow peels back the veneer of our culture's assumptions about maleness and masculinity, and exposes an explosive physicality. The piece asks what masculinity could mean if we reconciled our attraction to and repulsion from the assumed power of maleness. It draws from the experiences of a diverse group of commu...
directed by Charles Dennis, 1946-; composed by Scott Johnson, 1952-; choreographed by Risa Jaroslow; designed by Perry Gunther, Clint Ramos, Carol Mullins; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Risa Jaroslow, Risa Jaroslow and Dancers and Fireworks Ensemble, in Alive & Kicking, 90 (Charles Dennis Productions, 2007), 50 mins
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Alive & Kicking, 92, Dance & Social Change - Victoria Marks' 'Not About Iraq'
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directed by Charles Dennis, 1946-; choreographed by Victoria Marks, 1954-; designed by Carol McDowell; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Victoria Marks, 1954-, Taisha Paggett, Noellie Bordelet, Maria Gillespie, Phithsamay Linthahane, Alejandra Martorell and Nami Yamamoto, in Alive & Kicking, 92 (Charles Dennis Productions, 2008), 25 mins
Dance and Social Change: Victoria Marks' “Not About Iraq” Internationally acclaimed choreographer Victoria Marks asks, "What is an artist's civic responsibility?" Through poetic, visceral dance, "Not About Iraq" takes a hard look at heroism and truth. Marks and her dancers challenge assumptions about our place...
directed by Charles Dennis, 1946-; choreographed by Victoria Marks, 1954-; designed by Carol McDowell; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Victoria Marks, 1954-, Taisha Paggett, Noellie Bordelet, Maria Gillespie, Phithsamay Linthahane, Alejandra Martorell and Nami Yamamoto, in Alive & Kicking, 92 (Charles Dennis Productions, 2008), 25 mins
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Alive & Kicking, 94, Hunger
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directed by Charles Dennis, 1946-; choreographed by Eiko, 1952-; designed by David Ferri; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Eiko, 1952-, Koma, 1948-, Chakreya So (Charian) and Setheap Sorn (Peace), Eiko and Koma and Charian and Peace, in Alive & Kicking, 94 (Charles Dennis Productions, 2008), 1 hour 20 mins
Eiko & Koma – Archaic Landscapes & The Power of Stillness: Japanese born and American based artists Eiko & Koma are masters of their own unique form of dance-theater. Eiko & Koma dance about what matters to them. Their subjects are elemental; their message pitiless yet humanistic. Both their choreography and sta...
directed by Charles Dennis, 1946-; choreographed by Eiko, 1952-; designed by David Ferri; produced by Charles Dennis, 1946-; performed by Eiko, 1952-, Koma, 1948-, Chakreya So (Charian) and Setheap Sorn (Peace), Eiko and Koma and Charian and Peace, in Alive & Kicking, 94 (Charles Dennis Productions, 2008), 1 hour 20 mins
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Another Telepathic Thing
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choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Big Dance Theater (New York, NY: Big Dance Theater, 2000), 14 mins
This video is a filmed performance of Big Dance Theater's Another Telepathic Thing which is inspired by Mark Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger" and combines text from actual auditions.
choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Big Dance Theater (New York, NY: Big Dance Theater, 2000), 14 mins
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Antic Meet
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written by Merce Cunningham Dance Company, New York, NY; directed by Arne Arnbom, 1922-1975; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Robert Rauschenberg, 1925-2008, Robert Rauschenberg, 1925-2008; produced by Arne Arnbom, 1922-1975; performed by Barbara Dilley, 1938-, Steve Paxton, 1939-, Sandra Neels, Carolyn Brown and Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Antic Meet (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust), 27 mins
This performance is of Merce Cunningham's "Antic Meet."
written by Merce Cunningham Dance Company, New York, NY; directed by Arne Arnbom, 1922-1975; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Robert Rauschenberg, 1925-2008, Robert Rauschenberg, 1925-2008; produced by Arne Arnbom, 1922-1975; performed by Barbara Dilley, 1938-, Steve Paxton, 1939-, Sandra Neels, Carolyn Brown and Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Antic Meet (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust), 27 mins
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Big Dance: Short Form - Stick, Sled, Slippers, Hearth, Bundle, Ball
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directed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, in Big Dance: Short Form - Stick, Sled, Slippers, Hearth, Bundle, Ball (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Big Dance Theater, 2016), 1 hour 31 mins
BIG DANCE: SHORT FORM is Big Dance Theater, distilled. BDT returns to its dance roots for its 25th anniversary celebration, theatrically re-imagining the conventions of a repertory program. Big Dance: Short Form presents the company’s unique blend of dance-theater on an intimate scale, with a fifteen minute birt...
directed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, in Big Dance: Short Form - Stick, Sled, Slippers, Hearth, Bundle, Ball (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Big Dance Theater, 2016), 1 hour 31 mins
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Choreographer James Clouser dances to his own music, 1965
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by James Clouser; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; interview by Walter Terry, 1913-1982; performed by Sandra Balestracci, Alexandra Nadal and James Clouser (New York, NY: Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
James Clouser, composer, choreographer, premier danseur and Ballet Master of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, performs on the piano and dances to music of his own composition. Mr. Clouser partners N.Y. City Opera Ballet dancer Alexandra Nadal in his choreography for "Recurrence", a fusion of classical and modern dance,...
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by James Clouser; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; interview by Walter Terry, 1913-1982; performed by Sandra Balestracci, Alexandra Nadal and James Clouser (New York, NY: Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
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Coast Zone
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choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Charles Atlas, 1958-, Ken Kelsch, fl. 1992; performed by John Cage, 1912-1992, Martin Kalve, fl. 2007, David Tudor, 1926-1996 and Takehisa Kosugi, 1938-, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1983), 27 mins
Coast Zone, a video-dance collaboration between Merce Cunningham and Charles Atlas, was shot in the vaulted Synod House of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. The great spatial depth of the cathedral allows for the use of deep focus and camera mobility; dancers in the background are seen with eq...
choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Charles Atlas, 1958-, Ken Kelsch, fl. 1992; performed by John Cage, 1912-1992, Martin Kalve, fl. 2007, David Tudor, 1926-1996 and Takehisa Kosugi, 1938-, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1983), 27 mins
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