The early years: Student performance (excerpts) [and] [Choreographic principles of Humphrey and Weidman] (excerpt)Additional title: Lynchtown (Choreographic work : Weidman)Additional title: Three promenades with the Lord (Choreographic work : Butler)Additional title: New dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesKeersmaeker, Anne Teresa de (Choreographer)Schurman, Nona (Teacher)Carr, Deborah (Restager)Labeille, Daniel (Producer)Reich, Steve, 1936- (Composer)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)Emshwiller, Ed (Videographer)Weidman, Charles (Choreographer)Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Associated name)Rockland Community College (Suffern, N.Y.) (Performer)Queensborough Community College (Performer)Deborah Carr Theatre Dance Ensemble (Performer)State University of New York College at Purchase (Event place)
Early Years Collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-04-10
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3551Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 48 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].Content: Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.Content: Selections from a student performance (approx. 40 min.): Wool socks: Excerpt. Chor.: Mary Ritter. Music: Ricky Lee Jones. Perf. by dancers from the State University of New York at Buffalo: Monique Dash, Anne Marie Moylan, and Susan Kirsons (?). -- Prelude: Excerpt. Chor.: Barbara England. Music: Miles Davis. Perf. by dancers from Rockland Community College. -- Lynchtown (from the suite Atavisms). Chor.: Charles Weidman, staged by Deborah Carr. Music: Lehman Engel. Perf. by dancers from Queensborough Community College: Patricia Mazorra (the inciter), with Mary Beth Adamo, Ronald Burton, Susan Camiletti, Jay Foster, Janice Gabriel, Diana Giordano, June Mapp, Janet Placquadio, Perry Salit, and Eddy Vasquez. -- Untitled. Chor./perf.: Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, from New York University School of the Arts. Music: Steve Reich (Violin phase). -- Three promenades with the Lord. Chor.: John Butler. Music: Traditional American folk music. Perf. by dancers from State University College at Fredonia: Joey Babay (preacher), with Tamalee A. Bifaro, Anna Marie Davis, Barbara Stein, Richard E. Hess, Jerry L. Hines, Jr., and William Holbert. -- [Choreographic principles of Humphrey and Weidman]: Excerpt. Title in festival program: Humphrey-Weidman technique. Performance section of a lecture-demonstration by Nona Schurman and members of the Deborah Carr Theatre Dance Ensemble. Two excerpts from New dance: women's ensemble (chor.: Doris Humphrey) and men's ensemble (chor.: Weidman). Includes commentary by Schurman. For Schurman's opening and closing remarks, see: *MGZIDF 3544 (*MGZIC 9-950 cassette 40).
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170819Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5061400-3146-0132-2fda-3c075448cc4b
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