Women in black and white
NamesSewell, Meg (Dancer)Boyer, Penny (Dancer)Myers, Maria (Dancer)Raven, Joan (Dancer)Daniels, Leslie Brett (Dancer)Smith, Jane (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 / OriginDate Issued: 1987
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2836Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3756 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopPerformance artSign languageDeafSign-interpreted performancesWomen in black and white (Choreographic work : Gordon, A)
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesVenue: 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (104 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPerformance 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 ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174924Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 064f5200-b2c0-0131-5c85-3c075448cc4b
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