Marcus Dance Theater
NamesMarcus, Deborah (Singer)Reynolds, Anne (Contributor)Roth, Flora (Contributor)Sternberg, Edward (Contributor)Asofsky, Emma (Contributor)Matthews, Jo Ann (Contributor)Rogoff, Mifa (Contributor)Russell, Eric (Contributor)McArdle, Colleen (Contributor)Masuko, Richard (Contributor)Nelson, Leslie (Contributor)Kohrher, Steve (Contributor)Thomas, Iola (Contributor)Stiller, Michael (Lighting designer)Richards, Peter (Videographer)Carrington, Robin (Costume designer)Parker, William (Composer)Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)Latinamerika-institutet i Stockholm (Contributor)Marcus Dance Theater (Contributor)Sirovich Group (Contributor)Video D Studios (Videographer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1989 - 1992
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Reel 1: Clara's dream (approx. 11 min.). Music: Turk and Ahlert ("I don't know why"), sung by Tony Bennett. Lighting: Phil Sandström. Perf. by the Sirovich Group: Deborah Marcus, Anne Reynolds, Flora Roth, and Edward Sternberg. -- Times lie (approx. 5 min.). Music: Lieber and Stoller ("Longings for a simpler time"). Lighting: Michael Stiller. Perf. by Emma Asofsky, Laïs (Gravier), Jo Ann Matthews, Mifa Rogoff, and Roth. -- Romancing the rite (approx. 7 min.). Choreography: Marcus in collaboration with Eric Russell. Music: Freddie Hubbard ("Up jumped spring"). Lighting: Stiller. Perf. by Deborah Marcus and Eric Russell. -- Generation table (approx. 25 min.). Music: William Parker. Set concept: Deborah Marcus. Set construction: Tom Cross, assisted by Ben Wildrick. Costumes: Robin Carrington and Deborah Marcus. Lighting: Stiller. Perf. by Laïs, Colleen McArdle, Richard Masuko, Leslie Nelson, Roth, and Russell. -- Reel 2: Beauty, age and grace (approx. 20 min.). Original music/lyrics: Deborah Marcus. Perf. by Laïs, Steve Kohrher, Roth, Russell, and Iola Thomas. Singers: Mary Clark, Deborah Marcus, and Alexandra Shuss.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3264Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4000 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopClara's dream (Choreographic work : Marcus)Times lie (Choreographic work : Marcus)Romancing the rite (Choreographic work : Marcus and Russell)Generation table (Choreographic work : Marcus)Beauty, age and grace (Choreographic work : Marcus)
NotesVenue: Compilation of five works. Clara's dream videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, in December 1989. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Fresh Tracks series, winter 1989. Times lie, Romancing the rite, and Generation table videotaped in performance by Peter Richards of Character Generators/Video at Performance Space 122, New York, on March 10, 1991. Beauty, age and grace videotaped in performance at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, in May 1992.Statement of responsibility: Choreography: Deborah Marcus.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (68 min.) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936051604-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175233Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a461d00-b45b-0136-f983-63754025fb68
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