Choreographers Showcase

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Choreographers Showcase
Archer, Kenel (Dancer)
Dorisme, Myriam (Dancer)
Baker, Kent (Choreographer)
Hiers, Shawn (Dancer)
Orrin, Dale (Dancer)
Streb, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Churchill, Jean (Dancer)
Finkelstein, Joan (Dancer)
Yoshikami, Theodora (Dancer)
Neville, Phoebe (Dancer)
Morris, Mark, 1956- (Dancer)
Jarrett, Keith (Composer)
Hudacko, George (Costume designer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Thompson, Liz (Elizabeth Lauter) (Contributor)
Yehle, William C (Lighting designer)
Neree, Livie (Costume designer)
Decilien, William (Designer)
Carlos, Wendy (Composer)
Wolf, Raymond (Choreographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Choreographers Showcase (Concert series) (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1979
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1: Kot loua koulev la (Where is the snake god?) (approx. 15 min.). Choreography: Kenel Archer. Scenery: William Decilien. Costumes: Livie Neree, Kenel Archer. Danced by Cynthia Graham, Marcia King, Martella Turner, Doreen Jones, Soverly Jones, Beatrice Montes, Daryl Allen, and Kenel Archer, with special guest Myriam Dorisme. Drummers: Steve Cahn, Marc Payne, Anathan Charles, Albert Louisjeunes. Haitian dance inspired by a ritual in honor of the snake god Damballa and Maître Agoue, god of the sea. -- Wintershape (approx. 19 min.). Choreography/costumes: Kent Baker. Music: Walter [Wendy] Carlos. Perf. by Baker, Shawn Hiers, and Dale Orrin. -- 7 min. 49 sec. (approx. 10 min.). Choreography/performance: Elizabeth Streb. -- Cassette 2: Treatment (approx. 10 min.). Choreography/performance: Jean Churchill. -- Journey to Ryoanji (approx. 14 min.). Choreography: Liz Thompson. Music: traditional Japanese. Costumes: Christina Giannini. Perf. by Joan Finkelstein, Theodora Yoshikami, and Phoebe Neville. -- Just a kite in the wind (approx. 5 min. Choreography: Raymond Wolf. Music: Keith Jarrett. Costumes: George Hudacko. Perf. by Mark Morris.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9537
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3426 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theatre Laboratory, New York, on June 5, 1979. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Choreographers Showcase series.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (73 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936001508-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174510
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b413ec90-7abe-0135-a40e-09b4ccadec93
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2024.

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Choreographers Showcase