Dancers for Disarmament

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Dancers for Disarmament
Rudner, Sara (Dancer)
Boyce, Johanna (Dancer)
Packer, Myrna (Dancer)
Bridgman, Art (Dancer)
Munson, Richard (Composer)
Eiko and Koma (Choreographer)
Dancers for Disarmament (Contributor)
Performance Space 122 (Performer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1982
Table of Contents
Cassette 1. [Dance solo] (ca. 27 min.) / performed by Sara Rudner ; begins during arrival of audience. Speech on Dancers for Disarmament and its activities (ca. 3 min.). Kinscope (ca. 28 min.) / choreography, Johanna Boyce ; music, Richard Munson ; danced by Johanna Boyce and dancers. Cassette 2. Scenario for a limited nuclear war (ca. 19 min.) / choreography and performance, Myrna Packer and Art Bridgman ; music, the Crew Cuts, Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans, Fats Domino, Elvis Presley ; source materials, Newsweek, New York Times, Boston Globe ; voices, Lesley Farlow, John Wilkins. Speech (ca. 11 min.) / by Michael Amon-Re, Eastern Regional Coordinator of Black United Front ; continued on cassette 3. Cassette 3. Continuation of speech by Michael Amon-Re (ca. 8 min.). Fission (1980) (ca. 27 min.) / conceived and performed by Eiko and Koma ; music, Andean folk.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8519
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6124 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Politics in art
Dancers -- Political activity
Nuclear disarmament
Kinscope (Choreographic work : Boyce)
Scenario for a limited nuclear war (Choreographic work : Bridgman and Packer)
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on June 6, 1982, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (123 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Part of a series of events presented on June 3-6, 1982.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430943
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f6a1570-8061-0135-37b6-0dcd80313c2d
Rights Statement
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  • 1982: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancers for Disarmament" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancers for Disarmament" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2023.

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Dancers for Disarmament