Doug Elkins Dance Company

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Doug Elkins Dance Company
Elkins, Doug (Costume designer)
Heijn, Lisa (Dancer)
Munisteri, Ben (Dancer)
Nicks, Lisa (Dancer)
Smith, Mam (Dancer)
Tibbetts, Allan M (Dancer)
Weiner, Jane (Dancer)
Le-Bass, Alvin (Performer)
Wampler, Claude, 1966- (Contributor)
Neumann, David (Performer)
Fogarty, Sharon (Performer)
Bellamy, Bob (Dancer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Walicki, Ken (Composer)
Clarida, Robert (Musician)
Simopoulos, Nana (Production personnel)
Doug Elkins Dance Company (Costume designer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990
Table of Contents
Cassette 1. Just a dumb dream in a foreign bed (ca. 15 min.) / original music, Ken Walicki ; danced by Lisa Heijn, Ben Munisteri, Lisa Nicks, Mam Smith, Allan Tibbetts, Jane Weiner. Accumulation/Mo(or)town (ca. 21 min.) / music direction, Bob Clarida ; assistant director, David Neumann ; performed by Alvin Le-Bass (the Moor), Claude Wampler (the Moor's wife), David Neumann (his friend), Sharon Fogarty (his friend's wife). Cassette 2. Danforth and multiply, or The rituals of democracy (ca. 42 min.) / music, Talking Heads, Chieftains, Handel, De La Soul, Keith Le Blanc, Sacred Harp, N.W.A., Lenny Bruce, Mozart, Ken Walicki, George Carlin ; text collage, Ken Walicki, Stefan Petrucha ; sound mixing, Nana Simopoulos ; costumes, Linda Jamison, Doug Elkins ; danced by Bob Bellamy, Doug Elkins, Lisa Heijn, Ben Munisteri, David Neumann, Lisa Nicks, Mam Smith, Allan M. Tibbetts, Jane Weiner, Bernie the Wonder Dog. The phrase "in a foreign bed" is erroneously included in the work's title on frame.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8561
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6174 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Just a dumb dream in a foreign bed (Choreographic work : Elkins)
Accumulation/Mo(or)town (Choreographic work : Elkins)
Danforth and multiply (Choreographic work : Elkins)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; choreography by Doug Elkins.
Performers: Danced by the Doug Elkins Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Winter Events, on February 2, 1990, 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: 2 videocassettes (78 min.) : sound, color ;3/4 in ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430961
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4d180550-812e-0135-1c75-31cd20c8fcd6
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1990: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doug Elkins Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doug Elkins Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2023.

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Doug Elkins Dance Company