Torse trio [and] Touchbase: rehearsalAdditional title: Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Touchbase (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Barrow, Helen (Dancer)Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)Diamond, Emma (Dancer)Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)Good, Alan (Dancer)Kulick, David (Dancer)Lent, Patricia (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Weaver, Jenifer (Dancer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)Rambert Dance Company (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992-05-29
Table of ContentsTorse trio [first run-through] / rehearsed by Alan Good, David Kulick and [Victoria Finlayson?] (6 min.) -- Torse trio [second run-through] / rehearsed by same cast as first run-through (6 min.) -- Touchbase / rehearsed by Michael Cole, Emma Diamond, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Robert Swinston, and others (29 min.) -- Touchbase / rehearsed by members of Rambert Dance (29 min.) -- Touchbase / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Frédéric Gafner, Alan Good, Jenifer Weaver and others (28 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2907Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-995 (former)
NotesContent: Note on original container: stage right.Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment, at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, on May 29, 1992.Biographical/historical: Touchbase was commissioned and premiered by Rambert Dance Company in June 1992. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company premiered Touchbase in Mar. 1993. Touchbase had a musical score by Michael Pugliese.Content: You may experience playback issues with this item. Trying an alternate quality version (e.g., high, low) may resolve viewing issues.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (99 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionThis video features two run-throughs of the trio section from Torse, and three run-throughs of Touchbase, by two casts of Cunningham dancers and the Rambert Dance Company cast.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16143606Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12803190-b2bb-0131-3539-3c075448cc4b
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