PLATFORM 2015: DANCERS, BUILDINGS and PEOPLE in the STREETS, 2015 March 6Additional title: DANCERS, BUILDINGS and PEOPLE in the STREETSAdditional title: Dance Dialogues: Sterling Hyltin & Jodi Melnick, Sara Mearns & Rashaun MitchellAdditional title: starts and fits, no middles no ends: 8 unfinished dance (Choreographic work)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)La Rocco, Claudia (Curator)Hyltin, Sterling (Performer)Hyltin, Sterling (Speaker)Melnick, Jodi (Performer)Mearns, Sara (Performer)Mitchell, Rashaun (Performer)Waring, James, 1922-1975 (Author of dialog)Kent, Allegra (Author)Banks, Azealia, 1991- (Composer)Mullins, Carol (Lighting designer)Richards, Peter (Videographer)Lieff, Judy (Videographer)Richards, Peter (Editor)Nowhere Plains (Musical group) (Composer)Peter Richards Video (Videographer)St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2015-03-06Place: New York, NY
Table of ContentsEntrance/Introduction (27 min.) / speakers, Lily Cohen (communications manager) & Claudia La Rocco (Platform series curator).starts and fits, no middles no ends: 8 unfinished dances (68 min.). Prologue: Death of a Poet or I would die for you etc, so on and so forth: beauty, lover, dracula, wrestler -- Jo/Sterling 7-ish minutes -- 4. chance dances/21 images / text by James Waring (Meaning in Dance, or Dance vs. Drama, Nights at the Tango Palace) -- sleepwalker session with multiple deaths / coaching by Sterling Hyltin (adapted in part from text by Allegra Kent) -- Cubic Zirconia and the Glamour Shadows / music, Nowhere Plains (Closer to you), and DJAO (Kitchen) -- The Wrong Thing / music, Azealia Banks.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4111
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: dance dialogues, Sterling Hyltin & Jodi Melnick, Sara Mearns & Rashaun Mitchell ; curated by Claudia La Rocco ; presented by Danspace Project.Content: Widescreen.Content: Title from opening video credits.Funding: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of STERLING HYLTIN & JODI MELNICK, SARA MEARNS & RASHAUN MITCHELL, DANSPACE PROJECT, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Costumes, Reid Bartelme ; lighting designer, Carol Mullins ; video documentation, Peter Richards Video ; camera, Peter Richards (center, cover), Judy Lieff (angle, detail) ; editor, Peter Richards.Performers: Performed by Sterling Hyltin, Jodi Melnick, Sara Mearns, Rashaun Mitchell.Venue: Videotaped in performance at St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery, New York, N.Y., as part of Danspace Project, 2015 March 6.Funding: This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (95 min.) : sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 963861897NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21122758Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07757260-c0a8-0134-fb38-00505686a51c
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