Fall after Newton

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Fall after Newton
Smith, Nancy Stark (Dancer)
Paxton, Steve (Narrator)
Ptashek, Alan (Dancer)
Siddall, Curt (Dancer)
Felder, Leon (Dancer)
Lepkoff, Daniel (Dancer)
Nelson, Lisa (Dancer)
Walcott, Collin (Musician)
Weis, Cathy (Videographer)
Christiansen, Steve (Videographer)
Kraus, Lisa (Videographer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8161
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Creation/production credits: Produced by Videoda. Camera: Steve Christiansen, Lisa Nelson, Lisa Kraus, Steve Paxton, Cathy Weis, Jim Meyer, Jules Backus. Editors: Steve Christiansen, Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton, Nancy Stark Smith. Words/narration: Steve Paxton.
Performers: Performed by Nancy Stark Smith, Steve Paxton, Alan Ptashek, Curt Siddall, Leon Felder, Daniel Lepkoff, and Lisa Nelson, with musician Collin Walcott.
Content: Subtitle: Contact improvisation 1972-1983.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (23 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on eleven years of development of contact improvisation, comprising footage of past performances. The focal dancer is Nancy Stark Smith, who is seen with various partners. Included are excerpts from Magnesium, Dances by heart, and other contact improvisation presentations. For a transcript of Steve Paxton's narration, see: "Fall after Newton": transcript by Steve Paxton, in Contact quarterly (v. 13, no. 3, Fall 1988, p. 38-39).
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926059040-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172869
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05fbe6e0-8d7e-0138-4e1f-554418ec64e2
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  • 1987: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fall after Newton" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3034a192-03d2-4635-87c5-af03bc29d4a7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fall after Newton" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3034a192-03d2-4635-87c5-af03bc29d4a7

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Fall after Newton Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3034a192-03d2-4635-87c5-af03bc29d4a7

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Fall after Newton