White Oak Dance Project: Past Forward performance, unknown date, 2000Additional title: Scramble (Choreographic work : Forti)Additional title: For the love of rehearsal (Choreographic work : Gordon)Additional title: Satisfyin lover (Choreographic work : Paxton)Additional title: Carnation (Choreographic work : Childs)Additional title: Exit (Choreographic work : Hay)Additional title: Chair/pillow (Choreographic work : Rainer)
NamesBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Narrator)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Aedo, Raquel (Dancer)Coates, Emily (Dancer)LeBlanc, Rosalynde (Dancer)Lomeka, Michael (Dancer)Phuon, Emmanuèle (Dancer)Forti, Simone (Choreographer)Forti, Simone (Interviewee)Gordon, David, 1936- (Director)Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)Gordon, David, 1936- (Interviewee)Paxton, Steve (Choreographer)Paxton, Steve (Interviewee)Childs, Lucinda (Choreographer)Childs, Lucinda (Interviewee)Hay, Deborah, 1941- (Choreographer)Hay, Deborah, 1941- (Interviewee)Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- (Choreographer)Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- (Interviewee)Dickert, Les (Lighting designer)Turner, Tina (Performer)Atlas, Charles (Film director)White Oak Dance Project (Dancer)Ike and Tina Turner Revue (Performer)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2000
Table of ContentsScramble (Simone Forti, choreographer) -- For the Love of Rehearsal (David Gordon, choreographer; Johann Sebastian Bach, composer) -- Satisfyin Lover (Steve Paxton, choreographer) -- Carnation (Lucinda Childs, choreographer) -- Exit (Deborah Hay, choreographer; Samuel Barber, composer) -- Chair/Pillow (Yvonne Rainer, choreographer; Les Dickert, lighting designer; Tina Turner, performer)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 182
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-White Oak Dance ProjectBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Suites, cello, BWV 1007-1012;Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1, op. 11, B minor. Adagio
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceMusicInterviewsFilmed interviews
NotesContent: Title transcribed from videocassette label.Content: Date approximated from earliest performances.Content: Recording of Part A.Creation/production credits: Simone Forti, David Gordon, Steve Paxton, Lucinda Childs, Deborah Hay, Yvonne Rainer, choreographers; Les Dickert, lighting designer; Johann Sebastian Bach, Samuel Barber, composers; Tina Turner, performer; Charles Atlas, filmmaker; David Gordon, director.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (70 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionMikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak Dance Project perform Past Forward, a retrospective and celebration of Judson Dance. Live dance works alternate with video sequences, created by Charles Atlas and narrated by Baryshnikov. The video depicts a brief history of the Judson via stills and interviews, then each live work is bracketed with a quick decription from its choreographer. Public participation is part of the program: local dancers and community members take part in several works. This appears to be Part A of the two-part program. The recording begins with the videographer(s) discussing camera functions; the discussion picks up later on. Usually, David Gordon's "Chair" follows the introductory video; unusually, the work is cut out completely after the initial title slide and musical cue. Similarly, Yvonne Rainer's interview prior to "Chair/Pillow" is cut. Visual quality is poor, with audio channels occasionally cutting out. The audience is quite responsive, particularly during Emily Coates performance in "Carnation".
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20198228Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b475c50-e85e-0131-ce1f-3c075448cc4b
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