Backstage at the Paris Opera: Garnier event II [excerpt], 1998 January 17 & 18Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)Richard, Donna (Videographer)Vaughan, David (American architect, active late 20th century) (Speaker)Pesle, Bénédicte (Host)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Caley, Thomas (Dancer)Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)Freebury, Jean (Dancer)Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)Mohr, Matthew (Dancer)Ogan, Banu (Dancer)Phillips, Jared (Dancer)Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)Swan, Derry (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Lacy, Steve (Composer)Lacy, Steve (Instrumentalist)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-01-17Date Created: 1998-01-18
Table of ContentsGarnier event II (15 min.) -- Bénédicte [Pesle] & Arlette's home (14 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1768
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.Content: Footage of Garnier event II shot from backstage with a hand-held camera by company director Donna Richard.Content: This is Foofwa d'Imobilité's last performance.Content: Both David Vaughan and Merce Cunningham speak at Bénédicte [Pesle] and Arlette's home. Cunningham is barely audible.Creation/production credits: Music composed and performed by Takehisa Kosugi and Steve Lacy; decor (from Points in space) by William Anastasi; costumes by Suzanne Gallo; lighting by David Covey.Venue: Recorded 1998 January 17 & 18 Paris Opera & Bénédicte [Pesle] and Arlette's home, Paris, France.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897053350NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20488462Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b381330-66ad-0132-e87f-3c075448cc4b
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