Get down!: Benefit for Performance Space 122

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Get down!: Benefit for Performance Space 122
Additional title: Companion pieces (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Additional title: Modern daze (Choreographic work : Martin)
Additional title: Lucid possession (Choreographic work : Andres)
Russell, Mark, 1954- (Speaker)
Leroy, A. (Host)
Bogorad, Beatrice (Dancer)
Boynton, Andrew (Dancer)
Dorfman, David (Dancer)
Goodrich, Jackie (Dancer)
Zimet, Paul (Performer)
Bornstein, Rachelle (Performer)
Shultz, Mary (Performer)
Petit, Lenard (Performer)
McCauley, Robbie (Performer)
Carlos, Laurie (Performer)
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- (Performer)
Zaloom, Paul (Performer)
Martin, Nina (Choreographer)
Overlie, Mary (Dancer)
Segal, Margery (Dancer)
Dennis, Charles (Choreographer)
Oleszko, Pat (Performer)
Obrecht, Bill (Musician)
Myles, Eileen (Speaker)
Armitage, Karole (Choreographer)
Byrd, Donald, 1949- (Dancer)
Bossert, Lita (Dancer)
McMullan, Patrick (Dancer)
Vishno, Mary Beth (Dancer)
Moore, Rebecca (Dancer)
Sirot, Ellen (Dancer)
Meyers, Cynthia (Dancer)
Andres, Jo (Choreographer)
Ferri, David (Lighting designer)
Telson, Bob (Composer)
Atlas, Charles (Film director)
Marshall, Susan, 1958- (Choreographer)
Sharp, Elliott (Composer)
Waits, Tom, 1949- (Composer)
Performance Space 122 (Event place)
Susan Marshall and Company (Performer)
Otrabanda Company (Performing group) (Performer)
Thought Music (Performance group) (Performer)
Creation Production Company (Performer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Carbon (Musical group) (Performer)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-02-06
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Reel 1 (approx. 54 min.): Companion pieces: excerpts. Chor: Susan Marshall. Perf. by Beatrice Bogorad and Andrew Boynton (first section), and David Dorfman and Jackie Goodrich (second section). -- Brain café: excerpt. Perf. by Otrabanda Company: Paul Zimet, Mary Shultz, Rocky Bornstein, Lenard Petit, and [unidentified actor]. -- Teenytown: excerpt. Perf. by Thought Music: Robbie McCauley, Laurie Carlos, and Jessica Hagedorn. -- [Safety begins here], perf. by Paul Zaloom. Projections: Jan Hartley. Slide photography: Paul Sharratt. -- Modern daze: excerpt. Chor: Nina Martin. Perf. by Mary Overlie, Margery Segal, and Nina Martin. -- Reel 2 (approx. 46 min.): Just say yo!: excerpt (solo work-in-progress). Chor/perf: Charles Dennis. Mus: Bob Telson. Additional mus: Tom Waits. -- [Piano piece], perf. by A. Leroy. -- Something rotten in the state of Polliwog (?). Perf. by Creation Production Company. -- Raffle drawing with Pat Oleszko in goose costume. -- [Musical piece], perf. by Bill Obrecht. -- Reel 3 (approx. 25 min.): Speech by Mark Russell, executive director of Performance Space 122. -- A hot little summer poem [poetry reading], by Eileen Myles. -- From an island summer: excerpt (film). Director/editor: Charles Atlas. Camera: Paul Gibson. Chor: Karole Armitage. Mus: Rabbie Burns and his Ticket Touts. Perf. on film by Armitage, Donald Byrd, Lita Bossert, Patrick McMullan, and Mary Beth Vishno. -- |||| Lucid possession: excerpt. Chor: Jo Andres. Mus: Elliott Sharp and Carbon [musical group]. Perf. by Rebecca Moore, Ellen Sirot, and Cynthia Meyers.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2813
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3719 (former)
Benefit performances
Arts fund raising
Performance art
Performance artists
Music -- United States
Motion pictures -- Excerpts
Filmed dance
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Motion pictures
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios for Dance Theater Workshop's Dance/Video Access project at Performance Space 122, New York, on February 6, 1988 (8 p.m.). Host: A. Leroy.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (125 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequence ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175186
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 828cc5a0-b2bd-0131-4375-3c075448cc4b
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Get down!: Benefit for Performance Space 122