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Title
Dance by Neil Greenberg: (like a vase)
Additional title: Like a vase (Choreographic work : Greenberg)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Peimer, Jordan (Moderator)
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Interviewee)
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Dancer)
Parkins, Zeena (Interviewee)
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Choreographer)
Parkins, Zeena (Composer)
Parkins, Zeena (Performer)
Dunkelman, Shayna (Performer)
Moments, Preshish, performer (Performer)
Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956 (Writer of accompanying material)
Mancini, Henry (Composer)
Stiller, Michael, lighting designer (Lighting designer)
Kidd, James, costume designer (Costume designer)
Durango, Johnni (Dancer)
Martin, Paige (Dancer)
Miller, Luke, dancer (Dancer)
Nishimura, Mina (Dancer)
Stillwell, Colin (Dancer)
McBride, Molly (Videographer)
Gilbert, Gil, videographer (Videographer)
Mishima, Ryutaro (Videographer)
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Editor)
McBride, Molly (Editor)
Tschantre, Jason (Editor)
Sathya Production Services (Firm) (Videographer)
Dance by Neil Greenberg (Dance company) (Performer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2010-11-12
Table of Contents
Like a vase (57 min.) -- Post-show talk (34 min.) ; moderated by Jordan Peiner ; participants, Neil Greenberg, Zeena Parkins with the dancers and musicians.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6124
Topics
Greenberg, Neil, 1959-
Parkins, Zeena
Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956
Dance by Neil Greenberg (Dance company)
Improvisation in dance
Dance Theater Workshop
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Neil Greenberg.
Widescreen.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Dance by Neil Greenberg, Dance Theater Workshop, and The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Original score by Zeena Parkins ; additional sound (written and performed by), Ruth Draper (A class in Greek poise) ; music, Henry Mancini (Something for Sophia) ; arranged by Zeena Parkins and Preshish Moments ; lighting design by Michael Stiller ; sag-crotch costumes by James Kidd ; production design by Jmy Leary, Neil Greenberg, Michael Stiller.
Creation/production credits: Video production, Sathya Productions ; videotaped by Gil Gilbert, Molly McBride, Ryutaro Mishima ; edited by Neil Greenberg, Molly McBride, Jason Tschantre.
Performers: Performed by Dance by Neil Greenberg: Johnni Durango, Neil Greenberg, Paige Martin, Luke Miller, Mina Nishimura, Colin Stillwell.
Performers: Music performed live by Shayna Dunkelman (percussion), Preshish Moments (drum programming, electronics, live processing), Zeena Parkins (harp, keyboards, electronics)
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, N.Y. on Nov. 12, 2010.
Funding: This program 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 State'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.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (91 min.) : sound, color
Description
Neil Greenberg and Zeena Parkins discuss the creation of this work, how the title was discovered, and the collaborative process between them. Neil Greenberg discusses the use of the Ruth Draper speech, the difficulty creating this work, how it happens that the dancers are not touching during this piece, and the methodical approach to the improvisation process. The dancers also briefly talk about the use of improvisation.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19318530
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ddd6880-e366-0130-d3aa-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2010: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance by Neil Greenberg" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2010. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10041e60-e366-0130-57f1-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance by Neil Greenberg" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10041e60-e366-0130-57f1-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2010). Dance by Neil Greenberg Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10041e60-e366-0130-57f1-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance by Neil Greenberg