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Additional title: Lost objects (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Awkward Stage (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Three Songs of Paradise (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Paradise (Choreographic work : Low)
Yan, Choong Lian (Artistic director)
Brenner, Janis (Choreographer)
Low, Sharon (Choreographer)
Ying, Er Ding (Choreographer)
Yang, Min Jian (Choreographer)
Dance Ensemble Singapore (Performer)
Hetian Film Productions (Videographer)

Janis Brenner Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008-08-16
Table of Contents
Chapter 3. The Songs of Paradise (with bows) (approximately 15 min.) / choreographer, Janis Brenner (USA) -- The Awkward Stage (5 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner (USA) -- Lost Objects (11 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner (USA). |||| Chapter 2. [First dance] (9 min.) / choreographers, Ying Er Ding (Macau) and Yang Min Jian (Macau) -- [Second dance] (8 min.) / choreographer, Ying Er Ding (Macau). |||| Chapter 1. Paradise (Nature, Freedom, Exultant, Invigorate, Eternal Birth) (25 min.) / choreographer, Sharon Low (Singapore).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6948
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: performed by Dance Ensemble Singapore.
Creation/production credits: Videography, Hetian Film Productions.
Performers: Dancers, Dance Ensemble Singapore (DES) (artistic director, Yan Choong Lian): Cai Shiji, Tey Danyi, Goh Yandan, Guo Lanjie, He Chang Jiang, Guo Xiao Xing, Ren Xiao Tao, Dong Xin Yu, Gueh Kaijie.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Victoria Theatre, Singapore 2008 August 16.
Original version: Original format: 1 videodisc (DVD) ; 4 3/4 in.
Acquisition: Gift; Janis Brenner; 2012.
Language: In English and Chinese; some credits in Chinese.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (73 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20027216
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3dd501c0-b2b7-0131-0736-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Paradise" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Paradise" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Paradise Retrieved from

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