Steps in the streetAdditional title: Chronicle (Choreographic work : Graham)Additional title: Steps in the street (Choreographic work : Graham)
NamesFischer, Barry, 1953- (Producer)Gill, Alice (Dancer)Shurr, Gertrude (Commentator)Graham, Martha (Choreographer)Fischer, Barry, 1953- (Restager)Fischer, Barry, 1953- (Speaker)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1985-09-20
Table of ContentsCONTENTS. - Lecture-demonstration presented on Sept. 20, 1985, at New York University, Education Theater, New York. Lecturer: Barry Fischer. The four demonstrations include: Examples of early 1930s dance movement and exercises conceived from original exercises by Martha Graham. - "Spectre - 1914" (Drums - Red shroud - Lament). Choreography: Graham, reconstructed by Fischer; lighting: Paul Lauren. Performed by Alice Gill. - "Steps in the street" [a section of Graham's dance suite Chronicle]. Silent version, performed in tee-shirts. Choreography: Graham, reconstructed by Fischer. Performed by Alice Gill, with Janice Bailey, Jennifer Corrie, Jeanette Davis, Elinor DiPalma, Janet May Franco, Lynn Frielinghaus, Nancy Lushington, Lisa Kevis, Osnat Ringart, and Amy Wildman. - "Steps in the street." Choreography: Graham, reconstructed by Fischer; original music: David Sanders; costume reconstruction: Barry Fischer; lighting: Paul Lauren. Performed by same cast as above. - In addition to the lecture-demonstration, the tape includes: Commentary by Gertrude Shurr, a former Graham dancer. - "Steps in the street" (close-up version in rehearsal). Performed onstage in costume, probably by same cast as above.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1384
TopicsGraham, MarthaModern dance -- TechniqueChoreographyReconstructions
GenresLecturesFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: A dance presentation by Barry Fischer in partial fulfillment of his D.Ed. degree. Based on his written dissertation, entitled Reconstruction of "Steps in the street" and 1930s Graham technique: Evolving principles for reconstructing dances from videotape.Creation/production credits: Producer/reconstructionist: Barry Fischer. Lighting: Paul Lauren. Videographers: Video Jello. Photographer: Aston Hugh.Date: Copyright date: 1986.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167892Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d9f7230-0826-0131-ca5d-3c075448cc4b
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