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Fractions I
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directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Mark Lancaster, Mark Lancaster, Andy Tron; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1977), 33 mins
Uses studio dance space and up to four video monitors. Projected on the monitors are both images of dancers absent from the dance space and close-ups of dancers who are present in that space.
directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Mark Lancaster, Mark Lancaster, Andy Tron; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1977), 33 mins
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The Ghost
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choreographed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920-; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920-, Bertram Ross, 1920-2003, Ethel Winter and Eugene Lester, fl. 1967 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 8 mins
Choreographer-dancer Yuriko performs her own work and demonstrates a dance in the process of being created. With dancers Buzz Miller, James Gardner, Bertram Ross, Ethel Winter; pianist Eugene Lester and singer Anita Ellis. Works include Yuriko's "The Fool's Tale" and a scene from Yuriko's "The Ghost" derived from...
choreographed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920-; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920-, Bertram Ross, 1920-2003, Ethel Winter and Eugene Lester, fl. 1967 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 8 mins
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Iris Mabry
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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), 27 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), 27 mins
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Kammerballett
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directed by Wilbert Bank, fl. 1970; choreographed by Hans van Manen, 1932-; designed by Keso Dekker, 1946-, Keso Dekker, 1946-, Joop Caboort; produced by George Van Breemen, 1972-; performed by Jean Emile, Elke Schepers, Sol León, Carolina Armenta, Damien Welch, Paul Lightfoot, Amos Ben-Tal and Fiona Lummis, Nederlands Dans Theater, in Hans van Manen: Nederlands Dans Theater, HET Nationale Ballet (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2001), 26 mins
This is a performance of Kammerballet, performed by Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT I) and choreographed by Hans van Manen to a variety of piano solos.
directed by Wilbert Bank, fl. 1970; choreographed by Hans van Manen, 1932-; designed by Keso Dekker, 1946-, Keso Dekker, 1946-, Joop Caboort; produced by George Van Breemen, 1972-; performed by Jean Emile, Elke Schepers, Sol León, Carolina Armenta, Damien Welch, Paul Lightfoot, Amos Ben-Tal and Fiona Lummis, Nederlands Dans Theater, in Hans van Manen: Nederlands Dans Theater, HET Nationale Ballet (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2001), 26 mins
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Landrover
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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), 12 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), 12 mins
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Language of Dance, No. 2, Shawn's Fundamentals of Dance
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edited by Ray Cook, fl. 1988 and Ann Hutchinson Guest, 1918-, in Language of Dance, No. 2 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 1988, originally published 1988), 134 page(s)
This book, edited by Ann Hutchinson Guest, features dance exercises developed by choreographer Ted Shawn. Included is a music score that can be played during the movements, as well as descriptions of the exercises using Labonotation.
edited by Ray Cook, fl. 1988 and Ann Hutchinson Guest, 1918-, in Language of Dance, No. 2 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 1988, originally published 1988), 134 page(s)
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Locale
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directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Charles Atlas, 1958-, Jan Kroeze; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1980), 29 mins
Locale was designed to explore the possibilities of moving cameras and moving dancers in a film. Filmed at the Merce Cunningham Studio, Westbeth, New York NY, Jan - Feb 1979. First public screening at City Center Theater, New York NY, 24 February 1980. The camera movements are choreographed as precisely as those o...
directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Charles Atlas, 1958-, Jan Kroeze; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1980), 29 mins
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Lonely Town, Lonely Street
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directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; composed by Bill Withers, 1938-; choreographed by Robert North, 1945-; designed by Andrew Storer, Andrew Storer; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Lucy Bethune, fl. 1982, Mary Evelyn, fl. 1988, Catherine Price, fl. 1986, Diane Walker, fl. 1979, Mark Baldwin, fl. 1992, Albert van Nierop, Robert North, 1945- and Robert Poole, fl. 1978, Rambert Dance Company (ArtHaus Musik, 1986), 27 mins
Intimate Pages The musical and thematic basis for choreographer Christopher Bruce’s ballet “Intimate Pages” was the String Quartet No. 2 by the Czech composer Leoš Janáèek. Indeed, Bruce even borrowed the quartet’s title for his choreographed work. A victim of unrequited love, the composer wrote this de...
directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; composed by Bill Withers, 1938-; choreographed by Robert North, 1945-; designed by Andrew Storer, Andrew Storer; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Lucy Bethune, fl. 1982, Mary Evelyn, fl. 1988, Catherine Price, fl. 1986, Diane Walker, fl. 1979, Mark Baldwin, fl. 1992, Albert van Nierop, Robert North, 1945- and Robert Poole, fl. 1978, Rambert Dance Company (ArtHaus Musik, 1986), 27 mins
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My Grandfather Dances
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directed by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; choreographed by Anna Halprin, 1920-; produced by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Anna Halprin, 1920- (American Dance Festival), 11 mins
This work by director Douglas Rosenberg, a regular collaborator with contemporary choreographers, is a collection of three dances created specifically for the camera. Each work features Rosenberg’s lyrical camera work and suspends the choreography within an elegant frame. The dances for the camera featured on th...
directed by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; choreographed by Anna Halprin, 1920-; produced by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Anna Halprin, 1920- (American Dance Festival), 11 mins
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Olympic Dances
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choreographed by Alison Chase, 1946- and Michael Tracy, 1952-; 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), 18 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 Alison Chase, 1946- and Michael Tracy, 1952-; 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), 18 mins
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