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Coast zone: [rehearsal]
Additional title: Coastzone
Additional title: Coast zone (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Friedman, Lise (Dancer)
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Lennon, Joseph (Dancer)
Remley, Rob (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983
Table of Contents
Stage right (26 min.) -- Stage left (26 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1970
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-954 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, date unknown, 1983.
Biographical/historical: Coast zone was created as a filmdance in Jan. 1983. The stage version premiered Mar. 1983 at City Center, New York, with a musical score by Larry Austin.
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Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Poor picture quality.
This video contains two studio run-throughs of Coast zone, filmed from different angles, each showing a partial view of the studio.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16140544
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79b316c0-b2b9-0131-c741-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1983: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coast zone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coast zone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Coast zone Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Coast zone