TEA/dancesAdditional title: Shekhinah/Voices (Choreographic work : Brenner and Taketa)Additional title: Soft Enclave (Choreographic work : Brenner)Additional title: Non-Sinatra Songs (Choreographic work : Brenner)
NamesBrenner, 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)
Janis Brenner Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1991-06-02
Table of ContentsWarm 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6932
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesFilmed interviewsInterviews
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionVideodiscExtent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DescriptionJanis 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 ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20027226Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f1e4390-b2b7-0131-aaf0-3c075448cc4b
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