Spencer/Colton with Timothy DoyleAdditional title: Pursuing the Pleiades
NamesColton, Richard (Choreographer)Doyle, Timothy (Choreographer)Spencer, Amy (Choreographer)Spencer, Amy (Dancer)Coyoc, Josie (Dancer)Feigenbaum, Brian Alexander (Dancer)LeBeau, Andrew (Dancer)Mostacci, Denise (Dancer)Rizzo, Carlo (Dancer)Gelfand, Jennifer (Dancer)Schmitz, Peter (Dancer)Cage, John (Composer)Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)Trenet, Charles, 1913-2001 (Composer)Paley, Grace (Author)West, Peter (Lighting designer)Joly, Christine (Costume designer)Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 (Author)Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975 (Composer)Spencer/Colton (Company) (Contributor)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)Video D Studios (Videographer)Colton, Richard (Director)Colton, Richard (Dancer)Doyle, Timothy (Dancer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1993 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsReel 1. Hospitable remarks (ca. 16 min.) / conceived, choreographed and performed by Richard Colton, Timothy Doyle and Amy Spencer ; music, John Cage (Dream), Frédéric Chopin (Prelude No. 4 in E minor), Charles Trenet (Moi, j'aime le music-hall) ; based on Wants, a short story by Grace Paley ; costumes, Backbay. Current be the pilot (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Richard Colton and Amy Spencer ; music, J.S. Bach (Cantata 178) ; costumes, Christine Joly de Lotbiniere ; danced by Richard Colton, Josie Coyoc, Brian Feigenbaum, Andrew Lebeau, Denise Mostacci Sklar, Carlo Rizzo, Amy Spencer. Reel 2. Five nights and a day (premiere) (ca. 21 min.) / choreography, Richard Colton and Amy Spencer ; music, Ludwig van Beethoven (Six bagatelles, Op. 126) ; costumes, Christine Joly de Lotbiniere ; cast: I, Jennifer Gelfand ; II, Amy Spencer ; III, Carlo Rizzo with Denise Mostacci Sklar and Brian Feigenbaum ; IV, Denise Mostacci Sklar, Brian Feigenbaum ; V, Brian Feigenbaum, Denise Mostacci Sklar, Carlo Rizzo, Amy Spencer, with Jennifer Gelfand ; VI, Carlo Rizzo, Amy Spencer, with Jennifer Gelfand. The vagabond (ca. 21 min.) / conceived, directed and choreographed by Richard Colton, Timothy Doyle and Amy Spencer ; music, anonymous (Spanish song), Claude Debussy (Minstrels, Preludes Book 1, No. 12), Serge Rachmaninoff (Danse orientale, Op. 2, No. 2), Dmitri Shostakovich (Cello concerto No. 1, second movement) ; based on Daydreams, a short story by Anton Chekhov ; costumes, Christine Joly de Lotbiniere ; cast: Timothy Doyle (vagabond) ; Richard Colton, Jon David Weigand (constables) ; Carlo Rizzo (carpenter) ; Donna La Brecque (wife) ; Jennifer London (mother) ; Erin McMurtry (child) ; Christopher Mattox (baron) ; Amy Spencer (wayfarer) ; with Josie Coyoc, Brian Feigenbaum, Andrew Lebeau, Denise Mostacci Sklar, Peter Schmitz.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4016Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6052 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopDanceHospitable remarks (Choreographic work : Colton, Doyle and Spencer)Current be the pilot (Choreographic work : Colton and Spencer)Five nights and a day (Choreographic work : Colton and Spencer)Vagabond (Choreographic work : Colton, Doyle and Spencer)
NotesContent: Program title on accompanying house program: Pursuing the Pleiades.Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Out-of-Towners series, on September 10, 1993, by Video D Studios.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (59 min.) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430602Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad112e40-66b0-0132-3597-3c075448cc4b
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