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Assemblage
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directed by Richard O. Moore, 1920-2015; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by KQED-TV; performed by Chase Robinson, fl. 1968, Mel Wong, 1939-2003, Jeff Slayton, fl. 1968, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, fl. 1976, Meg Harper, fl. 1976, Valda Setterfield, 1934-, Sandra Neels, Carolyn Brown and Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Assemblage (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1968), 58 mins
Assemblage is a recently rediscovered film produced for broadcast by San Francisco's public television station KQED in November 1968. Created in collaboration with director and former dancer Richard Moore, the film features Cunningham dancing with early dance company members in a public "happening" in San Francisc...
directed by Richard O. Moore, 1920-2015; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by KQED-TV; performed by Chase Robinson, fl. 1968, Mel Wong, 1939-2003, Jeff Slayton, fl. 1968, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, fl. 1976, Meg Harper, fl. 1976, Valda Setterfield, 1934-, Sandra Neels, Carolyn Brown and Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Assemblage (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1968), 58 mins
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The Beloved
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directed by James Truitte, 1923-1995; conducted by David LaMarche, fl. 1999; choreographed by Lester Horton, 1906-1953; designed by Zelda Wynn, 1905-2001; produced by Thomas Winther, fl. 1993; performed by Cassandra Phifer, fl. 1994 and Hugues Magen, fl. 1989, Dance Theatre of Harlem (ArtHaus Musik, 1989), 11 mins
The 'Dance Theatre of Harlem’s' birthplace was in a disused garage in Harlem, a black district of New York. Arthur Mitchell, the founder who still acts as its artistic director, set up the ballet school with the aim of giving black dancers the opportunity of sound training, as their skin color meant that they of...
directed by James Truitte, 1923-1995; conducted by David LaMarche, fl. 1999; choreographed by Lester Horton, 1906-1953; designed by Zelda Wynn, 1905-2001; produced by Thomas Winther, fl. 1993; performed by Cassandra Phifer, fl. 1994 and Hugues Magen, fl. 1989, Dance Theatre of Harlem (ArtHaus Musik, 1989), 11 mins
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Camera Three: A Video Event
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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), 59 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), 59 mins
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Changing Steps
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directed by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013, Mark Lancaster and Suzanne Gallo; produced by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1989), 36 mins
Video collage of different recordings of "Changing Steps" taped at the Merce Cunningham Studio at Westbeth, New York, April 1974; Bühen der Stadt in Bielefeld, Stadthalle in Neuss and Forum in Leverkusen, West Germany, June 1988; and Sundance Institute, Provo UT, and Sunrise Studios, Orem UT, October 1988. Merce...
directed by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013, Mark Lancaster and Suzanne Gallo; produced by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1989), 36 mins
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Crises
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directed by Helen Priest Rogers, fl. 1940; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by American Dance Festival; performed by Marilyn Wood, fl. 1961, Viola Farber, 1931-1998, Judith Dunn, 1933-1983, Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009 and Carolyn Brown, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Crises (1961) (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1961), 23 mins
First performed at the 13th American Dance Festival in the summer of 1960, Crises was described by Cunningham as "an adventure in togetherness." Choreographed for four women and one man, the dance focused on physical contact between the dancers. The physical entanglements came both through holding each other and b...
directed by Helen Priest Rogers, fl. 1940; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by American Dance Festival; performed by Marilyn Wood, fl. 1961, Viola Farber, 1931-1998, Judith Dunn, 1933-1983, Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009 and Carolyn Brown, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Crises (1961) (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1961), 23 mins
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de l'eau
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directed by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; choreographed by Li Chiao-Ping; produced by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Li Chiao-Ping and Tim Glenn, fl. 1987 (Art Works Video, 1996), 11 mins
Two video/dance collaborations by Douglas Rosenberg and choreographer Li Chiao-Ping. EPIC (THE LAND WITHIN) uses text, landscape imagery and performance by members of the Dziga Vertov Performance Group to present an expressionistic dance possible only for the camera. De L'Eau, choreographed by Li Chiao-Ping for he...
directed by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; choreographed by Li Chiao-Ping; produced by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Li Chiao-Ping and Tim Glenn, fl. 1987 (Art Works Video, 1996), 11 mins
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Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men
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directed by David Hinton, 1950-; choreographed by Lloyd Newson; performed by Lloyd Newson, Nigel Charnock, 1960-2012, Russell Maliphant, 1961- and Douglas Wright, 1956-, DV8 Physical Theatre (ArtHaus Musik, 1996), 50 mins
Strange Fish As in all DV8's work, the performers in Strange Fish take astounding and humbling physical risks, and are audacious in fashioning metaphors of extreme emotion. The work concerns the nature of our quest for someone to love and something, or someone, to believe in. The tyranny of couples and groups, the...
directed by David Hinton, 1950-; choreographed by Lloyd Newson; performed by Lloyd Newson, Nigel Charnock, 1960-2012, Russell Maliphant, 1961- and Douglas Wright, 1956-, DV8 Physical Theatre (ArtHaus Musik, 1996), 50 mins
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Deli Commedia
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choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Dove Bradshaw, 1949-; performed by Brenda Daniels, fl. 1985, Frey Faust, fl. 1974, Kristy Santimyer, fl. 2004, Carol Teitelbaum, fl. 1998 and Bill Young, fl. 1988, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1985), 18 mins
"Deli Commedia" was conceived as a slapstick comedy. Cunningham's nod to the improvised farces of the 18th Century commesia del'arte. The music, like the action, is a throwback to silent film days when actors 'danced' their story line and exaggerated conveying emotion, the piano all the while providing dramatic em...
choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Dove Bradshaw, 1949-; performed by Brenda Daniels, fl. 1985, Frey Faust, fl. 1974, Kristy Santimyer, fl. 2004, Carol Teitelbaum, fl. 1998 and Bill Young, fl. 1988, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1985), 18 mins
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How to Pass, Kick, Fall, and Run
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directed by Roger Englander, 1926-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by Eastern Educational Network and WNED | WBFO; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in How to Pass, Kick, Fall, and Run (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1968), 40 mins
Cunningham's How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run (1965) had an athletic theme - a flavor of the sportif, as David Vaughan put it - but without any references to specific sports or games. The choreography, performed before the unadorned back wall of the stage, kept the dancers constantly in motion, with two or three th...
directed by Roger Englander, 1926-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by Eastern Educational Network and WNED | WBFO; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in How to Pass, Kick, Fall, and Run (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1968), 40 mins
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Jose Limon and Dance Company
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choreographed by Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958; performed by José Limón, 1908-1962 and Simon Sadoff, Jose Limón Dance Company (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
Jose Limon and his company of dancers perform dances choreographed by Doris Humphrey and himself. Includes six dances and Limon talking about his work. His company of dancers: Ruth Currier, Lucas Hoving, & Betty Jones. Dances include: "Day on Earth" -- choreography by Doris Humphrey. Music by Aaron Copland. "Lamen...
choreographed by Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958; performed by José Limón, 1908-1962 and Simon Sadoff, Jose Limón Dance Company (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
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