The Family Business

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The Family Business
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Family Business (Choreographic work : Gordon and Gordon)
Gordon, Ain (author.)
Gordon, Ain (stage director.)
Gordon, Ain (choreographer.)
Gordon, Ain (performer.)
Gordon, David, 1936- (author.)
Gordon, David, 1936- (stage director.)
Gordon, David, 1936- (choreographer.)
Gordon, David, 1936- (performer.)
Setterfield, Valda (performer.)
Pressner, Stan (lighting designer.)
Meschter, Dave (sound designer.)
Stewart, Anita (costume designer.)
Stewart, Anita (set designer.)
MacIntosh, Joan (teacher.)
Robison, Mark (videographer.)
Character Generators/Video (videographer.)
David Gordon/Pickup Company (presenter.)
New York Theatre Workshop (New York, N.Y.) (presenter.)
Dance Theater Workshop

David Gordon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 19950413
Other Date: 1995.
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (42 min.). Family Business (Act I) -- Reel 2 (59 min.). Family Business (Act II).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3886
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Written, Directed and Choreographed by Ain Gordon and David Gordon ; presented by New York Theatre Workshop and Pick Up Performance Company.
Credits transcribed from press release, DTW program and original cassette label.
Title on original: Pick Up Performance Company Presents The Family Business (Close-Up) Master Recorded 4-13-95.
Creation/production credits: Lighting Designer, Stan Pressner ; Sound Designer, David Meschter/Applied Audio Technologies ; Additional Set and Costume Pieces, Anita Stewart ; Drama Coach, Joan MacIntosh.
Performers: Valda Settefield (Mrs. Wonder), Ain Gordon (Paul, Phil, Sol), David Gordon (Annie Kinsman).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, N.Y. 1995 April 13.
Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (101 min.) : sound, color.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 895196245
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20475763
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 59866ee0-66ab-0132-860a-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1995: Other
  • 19950413: Captured
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Family Business" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Family Business" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2018.

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The Family Business