Past forward: new program B (including video), 2000

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Past forward: new program B (including video), 2000
Additional title: Scramble (Choreographic work : Forti)
Additional title: Huddle (Choreographic work : Forti)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Narrator)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Forti, Simone (Interviewee)
Forti, Simone (Dancer)
Forti, Simone (Choreographer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Interviewee)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)
Brown, Trisha, 1936- (Interviewee)
Brown, Trisha, 1936- (Choreographer)
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- (Interviewee)
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- (Choreographer)
Carmines, Al (Interviewee)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Interviewee)
Paxton, Steve (Interviewee)
Paxton, Steve (Choreographer)
Childs, Lucinda (Interviewee)
Childs, Lucinda (Dancer)
Childs, Lucinda (Choreographer)
Hay, Deborah, 1941- (Dancer)
Hay, Deborah, 1941- (Choreographer)
Judson Dance Theater (Performer)
White Oak Dance Project (Performer)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2000
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 38
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title created by cataloger based on content and information transcribed from the container.
Content: Date based on year of first performance.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (26 min.) : sound, color ; 7 mm
Audiovisual work created to enhance audience engagement with White Oak Dance Project's "Past Forward". The content provides a brief introduction to and history of the Judson Dance Theater, narrated by Mikhail Baryshnikov, as well as commentary from Judson choreographers on past and present work. Choreographic works listed for performance include: "For the Love of Rehearsal" and "The Matter" (David Gordon); "Satisfyin' Lover" and "Flat" (Steve Paxton); "Carnation" and "Concerto" (Lucinda Childs); "Exit" and "Single Duet" (Deborah Hay); "Chair/Pillow" and "Talking Solo" (Yvonne Rainer); "Huddle"and "Scramble" (Simone Forti) and "Foray Forêt" (Trisha Brown). Current and archival performance clips within the piece include Simone Forti in "Scramble" and "Huddle"; Lucinda Childs; and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19887983
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13b0e250-f742-0130-892a-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Past forward" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2000.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Past forward" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 4, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2000). Past forward Retrieved from

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