Crises (1960): A Film by Charles Atlas

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Crises (1960): A Film by Charles Atlas
Additional title: Crises (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Atlas, Charles (Director)
Richards, Cathy (Associated name)
Alterman, Jarred (Cinematographer)
Harlow, Mike (Videographer)
Thorson, Joshua (Videographer)
Chimera, Adam (Sound designer)
Mak, Gerry (Production personnel)
Fogel, Glen (Editor)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (Associated name)
Teitelbaum, Carol (Associated name)
Johnson, Josh (Associated name)
Byrne, Megan (Lighting designer)
Finke, Anna (Costume designer)
Cunningham, Merce (Artistic director)
Cage, John (Director)
Swinston, Robert (Choreographer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Musical director)
Carlson, Trevor (Director)
Wilhelms, Rebecca (Associated name)
Wichern, Lynn (Funder)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Associated name)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Mitchell, Rashaun (Dancer)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4489_v01
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on digital file content; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Merce Cunningham, choreographer; Charles Atlas, director; Cathy Richards, film production manager; Jarred Alterman, director of photography; Mike Harlow, Joshua Thorson, additional cameras; Adam Chimera, utility/sound; Gerry Mak, production assistant; Glen Fogel, editor; Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Carol Teitelbaum, reconstruction of Crises; Josh Johnson, production manager; Megan Byrne, lighting director; Anna Finke, wardrobe supervisor; For The Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation: Merce Cunningham, artistic director; John Cage (1912-1992), founding music director; Robert Swinston, assistant to the choreographer; Takehisa Kosugi, music director; Trevor Carlson, executive director; Rebecca Wilhelms, company manager; Lynn Wichern, chief financial officer; David Vaughan, archivist.
Venue: Recorded 2008. New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (23 min.) : sound, color
A film, directed by Charles Atlas, of the Merce Cunningham work Crises. This is the non-widescreen version.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 930141434
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20843132
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 984ad310-a99e-0133-eecb-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Crises (1960)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Crises (1960)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 18, 2024.

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Crises (1960)