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Merce Cunningham Dance Company Residence at the NEST School, Week 1, 2008-01-02

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Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Residence at the NEST School, Week 1, 2008-01-02
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Lent, Patricia (Speaker)
Bokaer, Jonah (Speaker)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008-01-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6859
Topics
Dance in education
School children
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label.
Performers: Jonah Bokaer, Patricia Lent, instructors.
Venue: Recorded 2008, January 2. New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (51 min.) : sound, color ; 8 mm.
Description
A children's workshop given as part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company's multi-week residency at the NEST (New Experiments in Science and Technology) School in New York City. MCDC dancer Jonah Bokaer and former MCDC dancer Patricia Lent lead the students through an exercise where they learn about the choreographer's use of chance operations to create works, after which the students create their own choreography based on chance operations and motifs of Cunningham's choreography.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 969973992
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21163010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e34c5dd0-9298-0136-989f-7931cc9fd5c5
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  • 2008: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company Residence at the NEST School, Week 1, 2008-01-02" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42413c00-ef99-0133-9a37-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company Residence at the NEST School, Week 1, 2008-01-02" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42413c00-ef99-0133-9a37-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Merce Cunningham Dance Company Residence at the NEST School, Week 1, 2008-01-02 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42413c00-ef99-0133-9a37-60f81dd2b63c

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company Residence at the NEST School, Week 1, 2008-01-02