Repertory Understudy Group (RUG) workshop performance of Tread from two angles (front and rear camera) [and] original Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Tread from 1970, 200901--, 1970 (original Tread performance footage)

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Repertory Understudy Group (RUG) workshop performance of Tread from two angles (front and rear camera) [and] original Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Tread from 1970, 200901--, 1970 (original Tread performance footage)
Additional title: Tread (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Neels, Sandra (Teacher)
Cunningham Dance Foundation (Donor)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2009-01
Date Created: 1970
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6763
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label.
Creation/production credits: 2009 Tread workshop performance staged by Sandra Neels.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company Repertory Understudy Group.
Venue: Recorded 2009, 1970. New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Videodisc
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (63 min.) : sound, color and black-and-white ; 4 3/4 in.
Description
Two performances of the Merce Cunningham work Tread; the first is a workshop performance staged by MCDC corp alumna Sandra Neels and danced by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company Repertory Understudy Group, seen twice from two different camera angles. In the first part of the file, Tread is danced with the camera in front of the dancers, after which the performance is shown again from the point of view of a camera placed to the dancers' rear. (20:23). Following this is the first performance of Tread given by the MCDC in early 1970. Note that this performance is silent (40:16).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 969973956
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21163001
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 557bd3a0-c26c-0135-f69d-5d4154c6629e
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Repertory Understudy Group (RUG) workshop performance of Tread from two angles (front and rear camera) [and] original Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Tread from 1970, 200901--, 1970 (original Tread performance footage)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2009 - 1970. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/557bd3a0-c26c-0135-f69d-5d4154c6629e

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Repertory Understudy Group (RUG) workshop performance of Tread from two angles (front and rear camera) [and] original Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Tread from 1970, 200901--, 1970 (original Tread performance footage)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/557bd3a0-c26c-0135-f69d-5d4154c6629e

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2009 - 1970). Repertory Understudy Group (RUG) workshop performance of Tread from two angles (front and rear camera) [and] original Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Tread from 1970, 200901--, 1970 (original Tread performance footage) Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/557bd3a0-c26c-0135-f69d-5d4154c6629e

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Repertory Understudy Group (RUG) workshop performance of Tread from two angles (front and rear camera) [and] original Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Tread from 1970, 200901--, 1970 (original Tread performance footage)