ThemAdditional title: Them (Choreographic work : Houston-Jones)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Cochrane, Chris (Conceptor)Cochrane, Chris (Composer)Cochrane, Chris (Musician)Cooper, Dennis, 1953- (Conceptor)Cooper, Dennis, 1953- (Author of dialog)Cooper, Dennis, 1953- (Performer)Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Conceptor)Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Director)Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Choreographer)Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Dancer)Levasseur, Joe (Lighting designer)Cannizzaro, Joey (Dancer)Cruz, Felix, dancer (Dancer)Noel, Niall (Dancer)Pheiffer, Jeremy (Dancer)Slominski, Jacob (Dancer)Vidich, Arturo (Dancer)Wey, Enrico D. (Dancer)Lefkowitz, Miriam (Videographer)Robison, Mark (Director)Robison, Mark (Videographer)Sander-Holzman, Marin (Editor)Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2010-10-29
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1660
TopicsPerformance Space 122
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: conceived by Chris Cochrane, Dennis Cooper, and Ishmael Houston-Jones ; directed by Ishmael Houston-Jones ; choreography improvised by the performers after a score by Ishmael Houston-Jones.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Chris Cochrane, Dennis Cooper, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Performace Space 122, tbspMGMT, and The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Content: Program is available in the Dance Division's *MGZB Houston-Jones, Ishmael [programs].Creation/production credits: Lighting by Joe Levasseur ; advisor to the production, Jonathan Walker.Creation/production credits: Video production, Character Generators ; director, Mark Robison ; camerawork, Mark Robison, Miriam Lefkowitz ; edited by Marin Sander-Holzman.Performers: Performed by Joey Cannizzaro, Felix Cruz, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Niall Noel, Jeremy Pheiffer, Jacob Slominski, Arturo Vidich and Enrico D. Wey.Performers: Music composed and performed by Chris Cochrane ; text written and performed by Dennis Cooper.Venue: Videotaped in performance at P.S. 122, New York, N.Y., on Oct. 29, 2010.Funding: This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York tate's 62 counties.Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.Biographical/historical: "Them was conceived by Ishmael Houston-Jones, Chris Cochran and Dennis Cooper with the collaboration of Donald Fleming and Jonathan Walker who did a first work-in-progress showing at Performance Space 122, May 10. 1985. The complete version premiered at P.S. 122 in November 1986 with Cochrane/Cooper/Houston-Jones and Barry Crooks, Donald Fleming, Julyen Hamilton, Daniel McIntosh, and David Zambrano." -- Notes from P.S. 122 program.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (64 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18845161Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 06a253a0-f876-0130-5b4d-3c075448cc4b
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