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Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Collwes, Brandon (dancer.)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (dancer.)
Desjardins, Emma (dancer.)
Farmer, Holley (dancer.)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)
Madoff, Daniel (dancer.)
Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer.)
Mizuta, Koji (dancer.)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (dancer.)
Riener, Silas (dancer.)
Squire, Daniel S (dancer.)
Swinston, Robert (dancer.)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)
Culver, Andrew, 1953- (composer.)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (composer.)
Skinner, Marsha (designer.)
Gallo, Suzanne (costume designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 20080912
Other Date: 2008.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3704
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Note on item: Walker Art Center.
Creation/production credits: Music composed by Andrew Culver (Ocean 1-133) and David Tudor (Soundings: Ocean Diary); set by Marsha Skinner; costumes by Suzanne Gallo; lighting by Christine Shallenberg.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Brandon A. Collwes, Julie Cunningham, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Daniel Madoff, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Silas Riener, Daniel Squire, Robert Swinston, Melissa Toogood, Andrea Weber.
Venue: Recorded 2008 September 12 Rainbow Quarry, Waite Park, Minnesota.
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (95 min) : sound, color
This video features one of three performances from which Charles Atlas used footage in his final version of Ocean.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 907253514
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20598985
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c61b120-4aa2-0133-fb41-60f81dd2b63c
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2008: Other
  • 20080912: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean, 2008-9-12" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean, 2008-9-12" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019.

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Ocean, 2008-9-12