Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange

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Title
Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange
Names
Lerman, Liz (Choreographer)
Bliss, Jeff (Dancer)
Caplowe, Debra (Dancer)
Davis, Beth (Dancer)
Dowling, Amy (Dancer)
Zuckerman, Don (Dancer)
Haskin, Louise (Dancer)
Jourdin, Judith (Dancer)
Rea, Jessica (Dancer)
Rosen, S. (Seymour) (Dancer)
Rosenthal, Hanah (Dancer)
Vargas, Mike (Composer)
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Composer)
Isham, Mark (Composer)
Klaus, Teddy (Composer)
Lerman, Richard, 1944- (Instrumentalist)
Wisniewski, David (Designer)
Prell, Terri Hume (Costume designer)
Covey, David (Lighting designer)
Dance Exchange (Contributor)
Dancers of the Third Age (Company) (Contributor)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
National Performance Network (Performer)
Lerman, Liz (Dancer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Reel 1: Atomic priests: Coming attractions (approx. 17 min.). Music: Mike Vargas and Henry Purcell. Text: developed by Liz Lerman and the company, based on excerpts from two reports prepared for the United States Department of Energy. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, and Zuckerman. -- Sketches from memory (approx. 24 min.). Music: Mozart (selections from Piano trio no. 5 in C major, A musical joke, and Cassation no. 1 in G Major). Text: based on excerpts from The aquarium and Tropical fish hobbyist. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, Haskin, Rea, Rosen, Rosenthal, and Zuckerman. The sections of the work are: My mother was a tropical fishtank model, War bride: when it was good, Midwest New Year's Eve, Goodbyes: a visit to his father, and Fish epilogue. -- Still crossing (approx. 15 min.). Music: Mark Isham (Times of Harvey Milk), with additional music by Teddy Klaus. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, Zuckerman, Haskin, Jourdin, Rea, Rosen, and Rosenthal, with Ruth Asher, Ruth Burrows, Marie Kalish, Helene Weintraub, and Helen Hildebrand. -- Reel 2: Atomic priests: The feature (approx. 45 min.). Music: Vargas. Sound instrument: Richard Lerman (Changing states). Text: developed by Liz Lerman and the company from two reports prepared for the United States Department of Energy. Scenery/instrument sculpture: David Wisniewski. Perf. by Bliss, Caplowe, Davis, Dowling, Haskin, Rea, Rosen, Rosenthal, and Zuckerman.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2805
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3680 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Atomic priests: Coming attractions (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Sketches from memory (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Atomic priests: The feature (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Still crossing (Choreographic work : Lerman)
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on October 23, 1987 (8 p.m.). Presented by Dance Theater Workshop in association with the National Performance Network during the Fall Events 1987.
Statement of responsibility: Choreography: Liz Lerman. Costumes: Terri Hume Prell. Lighting: David Covey.
Performers: Performed by Liz Lerman, the Dance Exchange (Jeff Bliss, Debra Caplowe, Beth Davis, Amy Dowling, and Don Zuckerman), Dancers of the Third Age (Louise Haskin, Judith Jourdin, Jessica Rea, Seymour Rosen, and Hanah Rosenthal), and others.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (101 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174866
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e2023b0-b2bc-0131-4455-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e2023b0-b2bc-0131-4455-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e2023b0-b2bc-0131-4455-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e2023b0-b2bc-0131-4455-3c075448cc4b

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Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange