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Title
Catlin Cobb
Additional title: Madness and art
Names
Cobb, Catlin (Choreographer)
Cobb, Catlin (Dancer)
Cobb, Catlin (Author)
Williams, Naima (Dancer)
Canner, Barbara (Dancer)
Dabney, Ronald (Dancer)
Dong, Lauren (Dancer)
Creach, Terry (Dancer)
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (Composer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Feldman, David (Lighting designer)
Agyapon, Kweyao (Musician)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1984
Table of Contents
Reel 1: Recipe for Margaret Mead (approx. 14 min.). Music: tape collage, including Kwe Yao Agyapon (slit drum), Carlos Santos (vocals), and George Catlin (text). Perf. by Cobb and Williams. -- Reel 2: Sheet on the floor (approx. 18 min.). Music: tape collage, including excerpts by Schubert. Perf. by Canner, Dabney, and Dong. -- Recipe for Margaret Mead [second recording; no titles on frame] (approx. 14 min.). Same credits and cast as above. -- Mr. Green and Mrs. Blue (approx. 21 min.). Music: tape collage, including Beethoven (Moonlight sonata). Text/images: Catlin Cobb. Slides: Gerald Marks. Perf. by Cobb and Creach.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2630
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Dance
Recipe for Margaret Mead (Choreographic work : Cobb)
Sheet on the floor (Choreographic work : Cobb)
Mr. Green and Mrs. Blue (Choreographic work : Cobb)
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Catlin Cobb. Lighting: Dave Feldman.
Performers: Performed by Catlin Cobb, Naima Williams [child dancer], Barbara Canner, Ron Dabney, Lauren Dong, and Terry Creach.
Venue: Videotaped onstage by Video D Studios for the Dance/Video Access project at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on April 26, 1984. Recipe for Margaret Mead recorded twice. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop during the Winter Events 1984 as part of the Split Stream series.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (67 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175361
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fbdd2170-6f27-0131-d123-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1984: Issued
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Catlin Cobb" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0cbad5f0-6f28-0131-b5b6-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Catlin Cobb" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0cbad5f0-6f28-0131-b5b6-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Catlin Cobb Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0cbad5f0-6f28-0131-b5b6-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Catlin Cobb