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Teacher as Artist: with Janis Brenner
Additional title: L Word (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Brenner, Janis (Speaker)
Brenner, Janis (Teacher)
Los Angeles Unified School District, Arts Education Branch, (Producer)
tcmvideo (Producer)
California State University, Long Beach (Associated name)

Janis Brenner Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2007-11-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Introduction with beginning of Repertory Class (4 min.) / teacher, Janis Brenner -- Reel 2. Repertory Class (L Word) (75 min.) / teacher, Janis Brenner.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6941
Brenner, Janis
L Word (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Dance teachers -- California
Dance workshops and workshop performances -- California
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: produced by Arts Education Branch, Los Angeles Unified School District.
Creation/production credits: Produced by The Los Angeles Unified School District, Arts Education Branch, and tcmvideo ; music, Bach and Bjork.
Performers: Participating teachers, Megan Deakers, Sharon Gagnier, Leslie Gordon, Melinda S. Gould, Kristine Graham, Jennifer Gutierrez, Shana Habel, Toni Harris, Melanie Haymon, Rosalba Jasso, Jelanie Lindert, Jocelyn Lofton, Maureen Matthes, Janet Meskin, Charlotte Neveu, Mike Nakauchi, Satomi Nishimoto, Jessica Ramey, Diane Sayrizi, Marian D. Tell, Angela Weber.
Venue: Videotaped during workshop in dance studio, at California State University, Long Beach, Calif. 2007 November 4.
Original version: Original format: 1 videodisc (DVD) ; 4 3/4 in.
Acquisition: Gift; Janis Brenner; 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (79 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
During Repertory Class, Janis Brenner teaches a dance phrase from her choreographic work, The L Word. The class is then divided into two groups and the phrase is danced using both Bach and Bjork music. Brenner also briefly discusses how the piece was created and her dance background.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20027205
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9c678200-b2b6-0131-933c-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Teacher as Artist" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2007.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Teacher as Artist" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 1, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2007). Teacher as Artist Retrieved from

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Teacher as Artist