Pojagi: between a rock and a hard place : [dress] rehearsal

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Pojagi: between a rock and a hard place : [dress] rehearsal
Additional title: Between a rock and a hard place
Additional title: Ping Chong archive
Chong, Ping (Director)
Chae, Esther (Performer)
Lee, C. S. (Charlie S.), 1971- (Performer)
Lee, Dongil (Consultant)
Lee, Shin Young (Performer)
Chong, Ping (Choreographer)
Chong, Ping (Narrator)
Ueno, Watoku (Set designer)
Hallas, Brian (Sound designer)
Yoshiki, Hitoshi (Technical director)
Hartley, Jan (Designer)
Golden, Courtney (Stage manager)
Malinowski, John (Lighting designer)
Mar, Stefani (Costume designer)
Ping Chong & Company (Producer)
Harvard University, Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue (Presenter)

Ping Chong Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1999-07-31
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6298
Theater rehearsals
East and West
Performing arts
Korea -- Civilization -- Drama
Korea -- History -- Drama
Cultural pluralism
Video art
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue, in association with Ping Chong and Company presents ; conceived and directed by Ping Chong.
Content: No credits on tape. All credits and rehearsal information gathered from original VHS cassette label and program notes for the same performance held on the same date.
Creation/production credits: Dongil Lee, dramaturgy ; Watoku Ueno, set design ; Brian Hallas, sound design ; Hitoshi Yoshiki, technical director ; Jan Hartley, graphic design ; Courtney Golden, stage manager ; John Malinowski, lighting design ; [Stefani Mar, costume design?].
Performers: Esther K. Chae, C.S. Lee, Shin Young Lee.
Venue: Recorded in dress rehearsal possibly at the Chinese Culture Center, Boston, Mass., July 31, 1999.
Funding: The processing of the Ping Chong audio-visual materials was made possible, in part, through the generous assistance of the Leon Levy Foundation.
Acquisition: Gift; Ping Chong & Company; 2009. NN-PD
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
The production is a prismatic exploration of Korean history from the 16th to the 20th century, focusing particularly on relations with Japan and the United States. The play is the fourth part of Ping Chong's East-West series, which deals with the history between Asian cultures and the West and also includes Deshima (Japan), Chinoiserie (China), and After sorrow (Vietnam). Three actors narrate and comment on the history and culture of Korea, using both historical fact and legend as a basis for telling the story.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19721197
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ce47a90-e369-0130-04bd-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pojagi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1999. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f268760-e369-0130-81dd-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pojagi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f268760-e369-0130-81dd-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1999). Pojagi Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f268760-e369-0130-81dd-3c075448cc4b

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