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Wired: a benefit for Performance Space 122
Iobst, Anne (Host)
Sexton, Lucy (Host)
Russell, Mark (American painter, designer, and illustrator, 1880-1967) (Speaker)
Dorfman, David (Choreographer)
Dorfman, David (Dancer)
Thomas, Eileen (Dancer)
Miller, Timothy R. (Performer)
Burnham, Linda Frye (Performer)
Chuma, Yoshiko (Dancer)
Seid, Lori E. (Speaker)
Kelly, John, 1954- (Author)
Kelly, John, 1954- (Performer)
Mitchell, Joni (Performer)
Hughes, Holly (Performer)
Goese, Mimi (Performer)
Monson, Jennifer (Performer)
Nakas, Kestutis (Performer)
Walker, John B. (Performer)
Meanor, Chris (Performer)
Dean, Chazz (Performer)
Monios, Melanie (Performer)
Maya, Frank (Performer)
Oleszko, Pat (Designer)
Robison, Mark (Videographer)
Ferri, David (Lighting designer)
Moran, John, 1831-1903 (Author)
Hyams-Hart, Christopher (Composer)
Chase, Anthony G. (Videographer)
Stiller, Michael (Cinematographer)
Dancenoise (Company) (Host)
Ridge Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
David Dorfman Dance (Company) (Performer)
Watchface (Company) (Performer)
Performance Space 122 (Event place)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-02-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 56 min.). Introduction by Mark Russell, executive director of P.S. 122 -- Jack Benny: a prelude / [written by] John Moran ; director, Bob McGrath ; performed by Ridge Theater -- Rounding the bend / choreography, David Dorfman ; music, Christopher Hyams-Hart ; performed by David Dorfman and Eileen Thomas of David Dorfman Dance -- [Slide show with narration] / pre-recorded performance by Tim Miller and Linda Burnham -- [Dance solo] / performed by Yoshiko Chuma ; preceded by brief presentation by Lori E. Seid -- A way with words [excerpt] / [written by] John Kelly ; video, Anthony Chase ; performed by John Kelly as Dagmar Onassis as Joni Mitchell. || Reel 2 (ca. 49 min.). [Monologue] / performed by Holly Hughes -- Raffle drawing, with Pat Oleszko in costume -- Old dogs have no fun [excerpt] / rough cut of a film by Michael Stiller ; performed by Mimi Goese, Jennifer Monson, Kestutis Nakas, John B. Walker, and Chris Meanor -- Miss mister [excerpts] / performed by Chazz Dean and Melanie Monios of Watchface -- Frank Maya talks [excerpts] / performed by Frank Maya.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6202
Performance art
Experimental theater
Experimental films
Benefit performances
Avant-garde dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Decor, Pat Oleszko ; lighting, David Ferri ; stage manager, Lori E. Seid.
Performers: Host: Dancenoise (Anne Iobst and Lucy Sexton).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on February 4, 1989 (11PM), by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Mark Robison.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (105 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Benefit performance of dance, theater, film, music, and performance art.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175596
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44be8cb0-e367-0130-c4f6-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wired" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wired" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Wired Retrieved from

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