Women in black and white

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Women in black and white
Sewell, Meg (Dancer)
Boyer, Penny (Dancer)
Myers, Maria (Dancer)
Raven, Joan (Dancer)
Daniels, Leslie Brett (Dancer)
Smith, Jane (American architect, contemporary) (Dancer)
Grafton, Meg (Dancer)
Setterfield, Valda (Dancer)
Brecker, Candace (Contributor)
Frishberg, Nancy (Contributor)
Jason, Jack (Contributor)
Prevor, Beth (Contributor)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Gordon, Ain (Choreographer)
Gordon, Ain (Director)
Hands On (Organization) (Contributor)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2836
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3756 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Performance art
Sign language
terpreted performances
Women in black and white (Choreographic work : Gordon, A)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Subtitle: (Do ushers really know where you're going). Sign-interpreted performance. Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on March 22, 1987. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop's Economy Tires Theater.
Creation/production credits: Written and directed by Ain Gordon. Slides: Marko Gosar. Lighting: Roma Flowers.
Performers: Performed by Meg Sewell, Penny Boyer, Maria Myers, Joan Raven, Leslie Brett Daniels, Jane Smith, and Meg Grafton, with a special cameo "appearance" [on audiotape and slides] by Valda Setterfield.
Content: Reel 1: approx. 44 min. Reel 2: approx. 60 min.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (104 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Performance art work, with sign interpretation for the deaf and hearing-impaired by members of Hands On: Candace Brecker and Nancy Frishberg (interpreters), Jack Jason (interpreter director), and Beth Prevor (project coordinator). David White introduces the performance at the beginning of cassette 1, and a question-and-answer period (approx. 23 min.) with Gordon, cast members, White, and members of Hands On appears at the end of cassette 2.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174924
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 064f5200-b2c0-0131-5c85-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Issued
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Women in black and white" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07bbe960-b2c0-0131-73a1-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Women in black and white" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 23, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07bbe960-b2c0-0131-73a1-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Women in black and white Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07bbe960-b2c0-0131-73a1-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07bbe960-b2c0-0131-73a1-3c075448cc4b | title= (moving image) Women in black and white, (1987) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=June 23, 2024 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Women in black and white