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Romantic options
Czizek-Leedom, Jennifer (Dancer)
Figueroa, David (Dancer)
Heistad, Heidi (Dancer)
Marks, Kim-Marie (Dancer)
Melamed, Johanna (Dancer)
Thoreson, Tom (Dancer)
VanDerhei, Diane (Dancer)
Loewen, Debra (Choreographer)
Anderson, Mark (Choreographer)
Dawson, Lori A (Lighting designer)
Miente, Me (Composer)
Adams, John, 1947- (Composer)
Strayhorn, Billy (Composer)
Zorn, John, 1953- (Composer)
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 (Composer)
Wild Space Dance Company (Performer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Anderson, Mark (Speaker)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 48 min.). Chiaroscuro -- You like me -- Life's too short to dance with ugly men / revised text and reading, Mark Anderson ; accordion, William Shimmel -- Through the darkness / music, Me Miente -- Some arrangements of one, two, three and four / music, John Adams. Reel 2 (ca. 35 min.). Lush life / music, Billy Strayhorn ; voice, Johanna Melamed -- Romantic options on compromising positions / Part I, music, John Zorn and Samuel Barber ; Part II, structure, Mark Anderson ; Part III, music, [Bill?] Frisell, Gaudynsky [Paul Gaudynski?], Piazollo [Astor Piazzolla?], Strauss.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4887
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5889 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Romantic options (Choreographic work : Anderson and Loewen)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; choreography by Debra Loewen and Mark Anderson.
Performers: Performed by the Wild Space Dance Company: Jennifer Czizek-Leedom, David Figueroa, Heidi Heistad, Kim-Marie Marks, Johanna Melamed, Tom Thoreson, Diane VanDerhei.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Out-of-Towners series, on September 2, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (83 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987337
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 740a9770-4b60-0133-be67-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Issued
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romantic options" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romantic options" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2023.

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Romantic options