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Split sides: rehearsal
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Chen, Ashley (Dancer)
Cunningham, Paige. (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Kirschner, Mandy (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2003-11-25
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3173
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2100 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Filmed from stage left. For another recording of the same rehearsal filmed from stage right see *MGZIDF 3172.
Performers: Rehearsed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Recorded in rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, without music, at the Cunningham Studio, Westbeth, New York City, on Nov. 25, 2003.
Biographical/historical: Split sides consists of two sections, A & B, with two musical scores by Radiohead and Sigur Ros, and two sets of costumes; the order of the sections, music and decor is determined before each performance by rolling dice.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (S-VHS) (46 min.) : sound, color
Studio run-through of Split sides, part A then part B, with additional rehearsal of the transition from B to A, the end of part B, and the beginning of part B.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16549328
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2699dc10-314b-0132-5757-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2003: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Split sides" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2003.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Split sides" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 13, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2003). Split sides Retrieved from

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Split sides