Chance favours the prepared mind

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Title
Chance favours the prepared mind
Names
Forsythe, William (Commentator)
Roman, Ana Catalina (Commentator)
Fein, Richard (Commentator)
Johnson, Christopher (Commentator)
McManus, Thomas (Commentator)
Willems, Tom (Composer)
Quirynen, Anne (Director)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9074
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2762 (former)
Topics
Choreography
Improvisation in dance
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Produced by Vlaams Theaterinstituut, Ministerie van Onderwijs dienst Media en Informatie. Credits in English and Flemish; dialogue in English. Director: Anne Quirynen. Camera: Jürgen Persijn. Research: An-Marie Lambrechts.
Music: Thom Willems. Lighting: Benoit Bruwier.
Performed by William Forsythe, with Ana Catalina Roman, Richard Fein, Christopher Johnson, and Thomas McManus.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (PAL) (25 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Exploration of different ways of finding movement ideas for choreography. Forsythe and the four dancers discuss their experiments with the classical technique, energy, and music, and engage in different improvisational exercises.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916066740-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171133
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5b560c0-8684-0135-07ae-0fd695289e7a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1990: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chance favours the prepared mind" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77cafa37-5777-4b21-a713-81abf851d75f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chance favours the prepared mind" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77cafa37-5777-4b21-a713-81abf851d75f

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Chance favours the prepared mind Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77cafa37-5777-4b21-a713-81abf851d75f

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Chance favours the prepared mind