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No Waves: Dance & Theatre

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No Waves: Dance & Theatre
Additional title: Anima (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Primadonna (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Phases of 30 (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Small Town Girl? (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Danza (Choreographic work : Louis)
Brenner, Janis (Choreographer)
Brenner, Janis (Dancer)
Schafer, Ken (Composer)
Garcia, Frank (Costume designer)
Reynolds, Barry, vocalist (Composer)
Faithfull, Marianne (Composer)
Streisand, Barbra (Composer)
O'Kun, Lan (Composer)
Larkin, Regina (Performer)
Conte, Zephryn (Performer)
Taketa, Edward Akio (Performer)
Conte, Zephryn (Composer)
Louis, Murray (Choreographer)
Bogard, Mitchell (Lighting designer)
Levin, Karen (Videographer)
Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816 (Composer)
Albéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909 (Composer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Presenter)

Janis Brenner Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985-05
Table of Contents
Amina (1981) (8 min.) / choreography and performance by Janis Brenner ; music, Ken Schafer ; costume, Frank Garcia. |||| Primadonna (1981) (4 min.) / conceived and performed by Janis Brenner ; music, Paisiello ; played by Michelle Rosen. |||| Phases of 30 (Premiere) (17 min.) / choreography and performance by Janis Brenner ; music, Marianne Faithfull/Barry Reynolds (Part I), L. O'Kun, B. Streisand (Part II), tape collage (Part III) ; set, Peter Koletzke (Part I). |||| Small Town Girl? (Premiere) (19 min.) / choreography by Janis Brenner ; music, Zephryn Conte ; dance mix, Janis Brenner and Zephryn Conte ; musicians, Zephryn Conte, Bill Derby, Jeff Gordon, Marian Tortorella, Janis Brenner, Michelle Rosen and Diana Grasselli ; costumes, Frank Garcia ; performers, Regina Larkin, Zephryn Conte, Edward Akio Taketa and Janis Brenner. |||| Danza (Revival) (8 min.) / choreography by Murray Louis ; music, Albeniz ; costume, Frank Garcia ; performed by Janis Brenner.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6925
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: performed by Janis Brenner & Friends ; assisted by Dance Theater Workshop.
Content: Performance dates for No Wave concert, May 15-18, 1985 at 8:30 pm.
Creation/production credits: Lighting design, Mitchell Bogard ; video, Karen Levin.
Performers: Performed by Janis Brenner & Friends: Janis Brenner, Regina Larkin, Zephryn Conte, Edward Akio Taketa.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Nikolais/Louis Choreospace, New York, N.Y. 1985 May.
Original version: Original format: 1 videodisc (DVD) ; 4 3/4 in.
Acquisition: Gift; Janis Brenner; 2012.
Biographical/historical: Danza was first performed by Gladys Bailin in 1961.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20012165
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 30cd2a90-6f22-0131-cb41-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "No Waves" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "No Waves" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 6, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). No Waves Retrieved from

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