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Title
TEA/dances
Additional title: Shekhinah/Voices (Choreographic work : Brenner and Taketa)
Additional title: Soft Enclave (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Non-Sinatra Songs (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Names
Brenner, Janis (Voice actor)
Brenner, Janis (Choreographer)
Brenner, Janis (Dancer)
Brenner, Janis (Costume designer)
Taketa, Edward Akio (Choreographer)
Taketa, Edward Akio (Voice actor)
Taketa, Edward Akio (Dancer)
Hammer, Chuck (Composer)
Heschel, Susannah (Writer of accompanying material)
Conte, Zephryn (Composer)
Nelson, Jalalu Kalvert (Voice actor)
Kidd, Barbara (Costume designer)
Shayler, Laurie (Dancer)
Flink, Carl (Dancer)
Hellman, Sherri (Dancer)
Sigler, Cynthia Marie (Dancer)
Janis Brenner & Dancers (Performer)
St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.)s Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
Collection

Janis Brenner Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-06-02
Table of Contents
Warm up & Introduction [begins abruptly] (5 min.) / speaker, Janis Brenner ; dancers, Janis Brenner & Dancers.
Shekhinah/Voices (1989 & Premiere) (12 min.) / Part I (1989): choreography, Janis Brenner ; music, Chuck Hammer ; vocals sung by Janis Brenner & Zephryn Conte ; text source, Susannah Heschel (On Being Jewish Feminist) ; performed by Janis Brenner, Edward Akio Taketa -- Part II (Premiere): choreography & performance by Janis Brenner & Edward Akio Taketa ; music, Zephryn Conte in collaboration with Maat-Raa, Janis Brenner & Edward Akio Taketa ; costumes, Janis Brenner.
Discussion (4 min.) / by Janis Brenner.
Soft Enclave (Premiere) (15 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner ; music, sung by Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson ; costumes, Barbara Kidd ; performed by Edward Akio Taketa, Laurie Shayler, Cynthia Sigler, Sherri Hellman & Carl Lindsay Flink.
Discussion (2 min.) / by Janis Brenner.
Non-Sinatra Songs (Premiere) (18 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner ; music, sung by Carmen McRae, Dionne Warwick, Lou Reed, Pia Zadora, Bobby Darin, 3 Dog Night, Jim Nabors, Tom Jones, Sid Vicious ; performed by The Company.
Question & Answer session (28 min.) / participants, Janis Brenner, Edward Akio Taketa, Laurie Shayler, Cynthia Sigler, Sherri Hellman & Carl Lindsay Flink.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6932
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: performed by Janis Brenner & Dancers ; presented by The Danspace Project.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, N.Y., as part of Danspace Project's TEA/dances 1991 June 2.
Original version: Original format: 1 videodisc (DVD) ; 4 3/4 in.
Acquisition: Gift; Janis Brenner; 2012.
Physical Description
Videodisc
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Description
Janis Brenner talks about each piece before it is performed. The Question & Answer session discusses Janis Brenner's process involved with creating these choreographic works and the music used for this performance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20027226
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f1e4390-b2b7-0131-aaf0-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "TEA/dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1019a2d0-b2b7-0131-03ff-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "TEA/dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1019a2d0-b2b7-0131-03ff-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). TEA/dances Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1019a2d0-b2b7-0131-03ff-3c075448cc4b

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TEA/dances