A mind to move

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A mind to move
Walkley, Helen (Choreographer)
Swenson, Christian (Choreographer)
Eno, Brian, 1948- (Composer)
Byrne, David, 1952- (Composer)
McGinley, Robert (Producer)
Walkley, Helen (Dancer)
Swenson, Christian (Dancer)

On the Boards Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Reel 1 (26 min.): Impulsive responsibility. Music: Norman Durkee. Duet by Walkley and Swenson. - Shrug. Solo by Swenson. - A full time good. Solo by Walkley, with Liza von Rosenstiel in chair. Vocalist: Thomasa Eckert. - Reel 2 (40 min.): Secret life. Music: David Byrne/Brian Eno. Duet by Walkley and Swenson. - When I say yes. Solo by Walkley. Vocalist: Theresa Clark. - Ambivalent ritual. Solo by Swenson. - We do us for you. Duet by Walkley and Swenson.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7665
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1154 (former)
On the Boards (Organization)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Presented by On the Boards. Videotaped in performance at Washington Hall Performance Gallery, Seattle, Washington, by Robert McGinley/Image Network on May 31, 1985, during the 1985 Northwest New Works Series.
Creation/production credits: Structured improvisation by Helen Walkley and Christian Swenson. Lighting: Beliz Brother and David Saxton.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (66 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906002489-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba0dfb50-8127-0135-d102-49f3fa81a4b1
Rights Statement
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  • 1985: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A mind to move" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b13de3fa-e7ce-41cc-b30e-d778788fa863

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A mind to move" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b13de3fa-e7ce-41cc-b30e-d778788fa863

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). A mind to move Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b13de3fa-e7ce-41cc-b30e-d778788fa863

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A mind to move