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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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CRWDSPCR
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directed by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Mark Lancaster, Mark Lancaster; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1996), 50 mins
CRWDSPCR is among the earliest pieces exemplifying Cunningham's use of the choreographic software program LifeForms (now known as DanceForms). The LifeForms program represents the human body as a series of concentric circles. Its user can dictate and simultaneously notate a wide variety of choreographic variables....
directed by Elliot Caplan, fl. 1984-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Mark Lancaster, Mark Lancaster; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1996), 50 mins
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Doomsday
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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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Down Time Jaz
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directed by Karen Pearlman, 1960-; choreographed by Richard James Allen, 1960- and Karen Pearlman, 1960-; designed by Matthew Aberline, fl. 2002; produced by Richard James Allen, 1960-; performed by Richard James Allen, 1960-, Karen Pearlman, 1960-, Jaz Allen, Sam Allen, Sandi Chick, Lisa Maxwell and Andrew Kell (Art Works Video, 2003), 12 mins
Based in Sydney, Australia, Karen Pearlman and Richard James Allen have been making dance films since 1985. They formed The Physical TV Company in 1997. This collection features three of their over 20 works for the camera: Rubberman Accepts The Nobel Prize (2001). A superhero who speaks only the language of dance...
directed by Karen Pearlman, 1960-; choreographed by Richard James Allen, 1960- and Karen Pearlman, 1960-; designed by Matthew Aberline, fl. 2002; produced by Richard James Allen, 1960-; performed by Richard James Allen, 1960-, Karen Pearlman, 1960-, Jaz Allen, Sam Allen, Sandi Chick, Lisa Maxwell and Andrew Kell (Art Works Video, 2003), 12 mins
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Merce Cunningham: The Modernizing of Modern Dance
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written by Roger Copeland, fl. 1985 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2004, originally published 2004), 307 page(s)
This book, by Roger Copeland, is about Merce Cunningham's impact on modern dance.
written by Roger Copeland, fl. 1985 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2004, originally published 2004), 307 page(s)
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Pond Way
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directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by Charles Gillibert, fl. 1998, ARTE, Merce Cunningham Trust, L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, Paris, France and NADA Productions; performed by Robert Swinston, fl. 2005, Thomas Caley, fl. 1998, Maydelle Fason, fl. 1998, Jean Freebury, fl. 1998, Matthew Mohr, fl. 1998, Banu Ogan, fl. 1998, Jared Phillips, fl. 1998, Glen Rumsey, fl. 1998, Derry Swan, fl. 1998, Cheryl Therrien, fl. 1998, Jeannie Steele, fl. 2005, Holley Farmer, fl. 2005 and Lisa Boudreau, fl. 2008, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Pond Way (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 2005), 24 mins
"Ponds are a way of life: bogs, water lilies, a haven for birds, myriad layers of different activities," Cunningham said. One of Cunningham's "nature studies," Pond Way is a lyrical, contemplative, often sensuous piece evoking the motions of water, at times reminiscent of the game of skipping stones over the surfa...
directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by Charles Gillibert, fl. 1998, ARTE, Merce Cunningham Trust, L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, Paris, France and NADA Productions; performed by Robert Swinston, fl. 2005, Thomas Caley, fl. 1998, Maydelle Fason, fl. 1998, Jean Freebury, fl. 1998, Matthew Mohr, fl. 1998, Banu Ogan, fl. 1998, Jared Phillips, fl. 1998, Glen Rumsey, fl. 1998, Derry Swan, fl. 1998, Cheryl Therrien, fl. 1998, Jeannie Steele, fl. 2005, Holley Farmer, fl. 2005 and Lisa Boudreau, fl. 2008, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Pond Way (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 2005), 24 mins
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Senior Class: Modern Ballet
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produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
Pupils at the High School of Performing Arts in New York City are seen training in ballet class and in modern dance class with teachers explaining step by step. One boy and nineteen girls perform "Danza" choreographed by David Wood (who is also a modern dance teacher). 1961.
produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
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Sense
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choreographed by Allen Kaeja, fl. 1982, Li Chiao-Ping and Karen Kaeja; designed by Karen Kaeja and Li Chiao-Ping; produced by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Karen Kaeja, Li Chiao-Ping and Mike Briggs, Kaeja d'Dance Company and Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company (Art Works Video, 2006), 5 mins
Five site-specific dance films shot on location in rural Wisconsin. Each vignette is created in and of the landscape and local architecture and speaks to metaphors of the senses, relationships, and the changing of the seasons. Emmy nominated Director Douglas Rosenberg and Gemini nominated Director Allen Kaeja col...
choreographed by Allen Kaeja, fl. 1982, Li Chiao-Ping and Karen Kaeja; designed by Karen Kaeja and Li Chiao-Ping; produced by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Karen Kaeja, Li Chiao-Ping and Mike Briggs, Kaeja d'Dance Company and Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company (Art Works Video, 2006), 5 mins
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Sergeant Early's Dream
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directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; choreographed by Christopher Bruce, 1945-; designed by Walter Nobbe, Walter Nobbe; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Rambert Dance Company (ArtHaus Musik, 1986), 46 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-; choreographed by Christopher Bruce, 1945-; designed by Walter Nobbe, Walter Nobbe; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Rambert Dance Company (ArtHaus Musik, 1986), 46 mins
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Signals
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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), 9 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), 9 mins
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