Out of wilderness [and] Ode [and] Interview with Ze'eva CohenAdditional title: OdeAdditional title: Interview with Ze'eva Cohen
NamesCohen, Ze'eva (Interviewee)Chua, Eugene (Dancer)Mitton, Tara (Commentator)Ward, Mary (Dancer)Ernst, Christina (Dancer)Clarke, Sherry (Dancer)Dow, Sherry Zunker (Dancer)Siegfried, April (Dancer)Watson, Sam (Dancer)Comstock, Kenneth (Dancer)Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 (Composer)Drawbaugh, Laura (Costume designer)Wheeldon, Steve (Lighting designer)Prospero, Larry (Costume designer)Bowen, Ken (Lighting designer)Goldring, N. (Nancy) (Designer)Robison, Mark (Videographer)Schwartz, Michael (Director)Omaha Ballet (Dancer)Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1985 - 1991
Table of ContentsOut of wilderness (approx. 22 min.). Music: Ernest Bloch. Costumes: Laura Drawbaugh. Lighting: Steve Wheeldon. Perf. by Ballet Omaha: Rachel Adair, Nicole Brun, Juliette Burket, Deborah Carr, Susan Chowning, Nancy Rose, Robin Welch, Eugene Chua, Alfredo Marenco, Eric Otte, Reed Scott, Celeste Amos, Elena Fasan, Wendy Fish, Robyn Robbins, and Kristen Wolfe. -- Ode (approx. 23 min.). Music: Vangelis Papathanassiou, with vocals by Irene Papas. Scenery: Nancy Goldring. Costumes: Larry Prospero. Lighting: Ken Bowen. Perf. by Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble: Mary Ward, with Christina Ernst, Sherry Clarke, Sherry Zunker, Sam Watson, April Siegfried, and Kenneth Comstock. -- Interview with Ze'eva Cohen (approx. 14 min.). Interviewer: Philip Guerrard. Cohen discusses various aspects of her choreography for Ode: its use of folk dance qualities; the inspiration provided by its music, especially the singing of Irene Papas; and its use of ancient Greek art as a source of movement ideas. Her comments are interspersed with rehearsal and performance footage of Ode. At the end of the interview, artistic director Tara Mitton offers a few comments on the company and its work with Cohen.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2773Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3886 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesContent: Compilation of two works and an interview. Out of wilderness recorded onstage at the Orpheum Theater, Omaha, Nebraska, in April 1991. Ode recorded onstage at Weinstein Center for the Performing Arts, Evanston, Illinois, in January 1985. Interview with Ze'eva Cohen recorded in 1985 by Mark Robison; directed and edited by Michael Schwartz.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.Acquisition: Gift; Ze'eva Cohen.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174981Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 90ea1b10-9e85-0132-8976-3c075448cc4b
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