Visions: dance, theatre, performance art

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Visions: dance, theatre, performance art
Additional title: Psalm 1984 (Choreographic work : Scott)
Additional title: Cirrus (Choreographic work : Lee, H)
Additional title: Two bits (Choreographic work : Leung)
Additional title: Rashomon (Choreographic work : Cicierska)
Additional title: Anonymous was a woman (Choreographic work : Silverblatt)
Additional title: Solitudes (Choreographic work : Conrad-Da'oud)
Additional title: Legend (Choreographic work : Scott)
Additional title: Foodchain (Choreographic work : Rosenthal)
Scott, Marion (Producer)
Rosenthal, Rachel, 1926-2015 (Choreographer)
Lee, Hae Kyung (Choreographer)
Yamor, Mark (Dancer)
Kromas, Marina (Dancer)
Kelly, James (Dancer)
Cicierska, Margaret (Costume designer)
Abbott, Jane (Dancer)
Rozann, Sheila (Dancer)
Arnold, James Kent (Videographer)
Lucier, Alvin (Composer)
Barkin, Elaine, 1932- (Composer)
Crescenti, Roberta (Composer)
Aaron, Phil (Composer)
Gilbert, Pia, 1921-2018 (Composer)
Siegel, Doris Einstein (Lighting designer)
Karagianis, David (Composer)
Moore, Roslyn E (Costume designer)
Partch, Harry, 1901-1974 (Composer)
Schneller, Marianne (Producer)
Landry, George (Designer)
Parmegiani, Bernard, 1927-2013 (Composer)
Conrad-Da'oud, Emilie (Choreographer)
Hauser, Nancy Mason (Videographer)
Scott, Marion (Choreographer)
Scott, Marion (Dancer)
Lee, Hae Kyung (Dancer)
Cicierska, Margaret (Choreographer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985-05
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - 1: Legend. Chor: Marion Scott; mus: Pia Gilbert; cos: Stephanie A. Schoelzel; lighting: Doris Einstein Siegel. Danced by Susana Gonzales, Maria Junco, Katie Lamson, Constance Olson, and Margaret Theriot (Stone figures), Erica Nashan (Teller), and Sandra Christensen (Shaman figure). - Foodchain. Chor: Rachel Rosenthal, in collaboration with the participants; choreographic assistant: Hae Kyung Lee; soundtrack: Rachel Rosenthal with David Karagianis (first 3 segments), Ellen Zweig (4th segment); projection: Robert Tompkins; cos: Roslyn E. Moore; millinery: Charlotte Adair; lighting: Doris Einstein Siegel. Performers: 1. Sacrament. Text from the Upanishads. Film by Lili Berko and Rachel Rosenthal. 2. Sun/source. Danced by Hae Kyung Lee. 3. Eating/being eaten. Danced by James Blaine, Susana Gonzales, Annamaura Silverblatt, Angelia Leung, Sharon Lee Kerr, and Lynne Yoneyama. 4. De-sacration. Danced by Marina Kromas, Marion Scott, Rachel Rosenthal, and Mark Yamor. -- 2: Psalm 1984. Chor: Marion Scott; mus: David Karagianis; cos: Roslyn E. Moore; lighting: Doris Einstein Siegel. Danced by Marion Scott. - Cirrus. Chor: Hae Kyung Lee; mus: Roberta Crescenti; cos: Geneva Morgan; lighting: Stephen Bennett. Danced by James Kelly and Hae Kyung Lee, with Frank Joseph Adams and Sharon Lee Kerr (live sculpture). - Two bits. Chor: Angelia Leung; mus: Phil Aaron; cos: Roslyn E. Moore; lighting: Doris Einstein Siegel. Danced by Colette Bischer, Betsy Escandor, Anita Isaacson, Constance Olson, Mark Yamor, and Lynne Yoneyama. - Rashomon. Chor: Peggy Cicierska; mus: Harry Partch ("Windsong"); hanging scrolls: Tom Sherwood; cos: Peggy Cicierska and Vic Leverett; lighting: Doris Einstein Siegel. Danced by Peggy Cicierska. - Anonymous was a woman. Chor: Annamaura Silverblatt; mus: Elaine Barkin; cos: Roslyn E. Moore; lighting: Doris Einstein Siegel. Danced by Betsy Escandor, Angelia Leung, Mary Ann Quirke, Marion Scott, Margaret Theriot, and Bridgette Thorpe. -- 3: Solitudes. Director/chor: Emilie Conrad-Da'oud; scen: George Landry; lighting: Marianne Schneller. Sections: 1. Alone. Mus: Bernard Parmegiani ("Dedans dehors"). Danced by Marion Scott. 2. Spiritus. Text: Jane Abbott and Emilie Conrad-Da'oud. Perf. by Jane Abbott. 3. Window. Mus: Alvin Lucier ("The wire"). Danced by Sheila Rozann.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6890
Performance art
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped by James Kent Arnold (Legend, Foodchain, Cirrus, Anonymous was a woman) and Nancy Mason Hauser (Psalm 1984, Two bits, Rashomon, Solitudes) during performances given on May 10, 11, and 12, 1985 at the Japan America Theater, Los Angeles, during Visions, a multifaceted theater event (executive producer: Marion Scott; producer: Marianne Schneller).
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (171 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequence ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896032011-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167604
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4fea5a80-7ce0-0138-9154-35d9ad6a44dc
Rights Statement
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  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Visions" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Visions" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2022.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Visions Retrieved from

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