White Oak Dance Project: Past Forward program B, Anchorage, Alaska, 2000-10

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White Oak Dance Project: Past Forward program B, Anchorage, Alaska, 2000-10
Additional title: Huddle (Choreographic work : Forti)
Additional title: Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Additional title: Satisfyin lover (Choreographic work : Paxton)
Additional title: Foray forêt (Choreographic work : Brown)
Additional title: Flat (Choreographic work : Paxton)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Narrator)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Aedo, Raquel (Dancer)
Brdnik, Tadej (Dancer)
Coates, Emily (Dancer)
LeBlanc, Rosalynde (Dancer)
Lomeka, Michael (Dancer)
Phuon, Emmanuèle (Dancer)
Forti, Simone (Choreographer)
Forti, Simone (Interviewee)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Director)
Paxton, Steve (Choreographer)
Paxton, Steve (Interviewee)
Brown, Trisha, 1936- (Choreographer)
Brown, Trisha, 1936- (Interviewee)
Brown, Spencer (Lighting designer)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Costume designer)
Atlas, Charles (Film producer)
White Oak Dance Project (Dancer)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2000-10
Table of Contents
Huddle (Simone Forti, choreographer) -- Chair (David Gordon, choreographer; John Philip Sousa, composer) -- Satisfyin Lover (Steve Paxton, choreographer) -- Foray Forêt (Trisha Brown, choreographer; Robert Rauschenberg, costume designer; Spencer Brown, lighting designer) -- Flat (Steve Paxton, choreographer)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 135
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Filmed interviews
Title and date transcribed from videocassette label.
Poor visual quality.
Creation/production credits: Simone Forti, David Gordon, Steve Paxton, Trisha Brown, choreographers; Spencer Brown, lighting designer; Robert Rauschenberg, costume designer; John Philip Sousa, composer; David Gordon, director; Charles Atlas, filmmaker.
Performers: Raquel Aedo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tadej Brdnik, Emily Coates, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Michael Lomeka, Emmanuèle Phuon, dancers; Trisha Brown, Simone Forti, Steve Paxton, interviewees.
Venue: Recorded 2000 October Anchorage, Alaska.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Content: You may experience playback issues with this item. Trying an alternate quality version (e.g., high, low) may resolve viewing issues.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (43 min.)
Sound, color.
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (43 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Mikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak Dance Project perform Past Forward, a retrospective and celebration of Judson Dance. Live performance alternates with video sequences, created by Charles Atlas and narrated by Baryshnikov. This video details how Judson fit within the cultural landscape of the 1960s and includes a comparison of Russia and the United States. Stills and video interviews bracket the performance of each live work, explained in part by its choreographer. Public participation is part of the program; local dancers, students, and community members take part in several works. This recording ends abruptly after Baryshnikov's solo in "Flat", then has a freeze frame of another performance. Poor visual quality, with the camera set far from the stage; individual dancers are difficult to indentify.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20170924
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ebfac50-e84f-0131-912a-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "White Oak Dance Project" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2000. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9fb832c0-e84f-0131-2813-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "White Oak Dance Project" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9fb832c0-e84f-0131-2813-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2000). White Oak Dance Project Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9fb832c0-e84f-0131-2813-3c075448cc4b

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White Oak Dance Project