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Title
The art of war/Nine situations
Names
Cummings, Blondell (Choreographer)
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- (Author)
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- (Dancer)
Lemon, Ralph (Dancer)
Carlos, Laurie (Dancer)
Johns, Evangeline (Dancer)
Levine, Mindy N., 1955- (Dancer)
Monsod, Trinket (Dancer)
Paraiso, Nicky (Dancer)
Rusk, John (Dancer)
Yancey, Leslie (Dancer)
Fontaine, Jeff (Lighting designer)
Woo, John (Designer)
Jarman, Joseph (Composer)
Schoonmaker, Charles (Costume designer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Cummings, Blondell (Dancer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1984
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: The sections of the work are: I. Preparation. Perf. by Carlos, Cummings, Lemon, Paraiso, and Rusk. -- II. Method and discipine #1. "No-no song" created and perf. by Cummings. -- III. Waging war. Monologue: Rusk. Dance text: Cummings. Perf. by Lemon, Levine, Monsod, Paraiso, Rusk, and Yancey. -- IV. Method and discipline #2: A nun's story. Perf. by Cummings with Levine and Yancey. -- V. Spies. Staging: Hagedorn. Perf. by Carlos, Hagedorn, Johns, Lemon, Paraiso, and Rusk. -- VI. Moral influence. Music: Nuova Compagnia di Canto Popolare, Tarantella ca nun va 'bbona. Perf. by Cummings. -- VII. Marches. Sun Tzu solo: Paraiso. Soldier's solo: Lemon with Levine and Monsod. Perf. by Carlos, Cummings, Johns, Lemon, Levine, Monsod, Paraiso, Rusk, and Yancey. -- VIII. Song of bullets. Perf. by Monsod with Carlos and Hagedorn. -- IX. Terrain. Perf. by Cummings.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2575
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1062 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Art of war/Nine situations (Choreographic work : Cummings)
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Venue: Videotaped by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on November 3, 1984. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop during the Fall Events 1984.
Statement of responsibility: Conception/direction: Blondell Cummings and Jessica Hagedorn. Choreography: Blondell Cummings. Music: Joseph Jarman. Original text: Jessica Hagedorn. Development of text: Blondell Cummings and Jessica Hagedorn. Visual design: John Woo. Costumes: Charles Schoonmaker. Lighting: Jeff Fontaine.
Performers: Performed by Laurie Carlos (Spy/Soldier), Blondell Cummings (The Nun), Jessica Hagedorn (The Interrogator), Evangeline Johns (Spy/Soldier), Ralph Lemon (The Soldier), Mindy Levine (A Wife/Soldier), Trinket Monsod (Child/Soldier), Nicky Paraiso (Sun Tzu), John Rusk (Businessman/Soldier), Leslie Yancey (Woman/Soldier).
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (80 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12165597
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b195fb0-b2c3-0131-8b67-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The art of war/Nine situations" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b195fb0-b2c3-0131-8b67-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The art of war/Nine situations" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b195fb0-b2c3-0131-8b67-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). The art of war/Nine situations Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b195fb0-b2c3-0131-8b67-3c075448cc4b

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The art of war/Nine situations