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Rewarding lives dance event

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Rewarding lives dance event: a premiere, site-specific performance
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (Composer)
Russ, Andrew (Composer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Chen, Ashley (Dancer)
Cunningham, Paige. (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Kirschner, Mandy (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2002-12-18 - 2002-12-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3623
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2047 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title from screen credits. Title on original container: Amex event.
Content: Note on V.P.M. container: (edited 52 minutes).
Creation/production credits: Lighting design: Josh Johnson.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston; and student performers from PS 234.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the American Express Tower, New York City, Dec. 18-20, 2002.
Biographical/historical: Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (52 min.) : sound, color
This video features edited footage from a site-specific event performance by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529256
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 56853950-314e-0132-83db-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rewarding lives dance event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2002 - 2002.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rewarding lives dance event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2002 - 2002). Rewarding lives dance event Retrieved from

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Rewarding lives dance event