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Title
Shapiro and Smith Dance
Additional title: Square dance (Choreographic work : Shapiro and Smith)
Additional title: Art of war (Choreographic work : Shapiro and Smith)
Additional title: Rhapsody (Choreographic work : Shapiro and Smith)
Additional title: To have and to hold (Choreographic work : Shapiro and Smith)
Names
Shapiro, Danial (Choreographer)
Smith, Joanie (Choreographer)
Brazil, Megan (Dancer)
Weltner, Daniel (Dancer)
Winslow, Edward (Dancer)
Vleck, Elizabeth van (Dancer)
Killian, Scott (Composer)
Trosclair, Gary (Musician)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674 (Composer)
Miyamoto, Musashi, 1584-1645 (Author)
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 (Author)
Clausewitz, Carl von, 1780-1831 (Author)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Belcher, Jonathan (Designer)
Robison, Mark (Videographer)
Hessen, Mafalda von (Designer)
Hoffman, Constance (Costume designer)
Shapiro and Smith Dance (Company) (Performer)
Smith, Joanne (Dancer)
Shapiro, Danial (Dancer)
Killian, Scott (Arranger)
Killian, Scott (Musician)
Collection

Danspace Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-05-12
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1: Rhapsody (approx. 14 min.). Mus: Scott Killian. Scen: Mafalda von Hessen. Cos: Constance Hoffman. Perf. by Brazil, Shapiro, Smith, Weltner, Winslow, and van Vleck. -- Square dance (approx. 21 min.). Mus: Killian. Cos: Hoffman. Perf. by Brazil, Shapiro, Smith, Weltner, Winslow, and van Vleck, with caller Michael Mandel. -- The art of war (approx. 17 min.). Mus: arranged and directed by Killian, including works by: Anon., 15th century (Tristre plaisir), Vasquez (Los bracos traygo cansados), J. S. Bach (Motet VI, "Lobet den Herrn, alle heiden"), and Carissimi (final chorus from Jephtah). Text: Sun Tzu (The art of war), Musashi Miyamoto (The book of five rings), Machiavelli (The prince), and Carl von Clausewitz (On war). Cos: Hoffman. Perf. by Brazil, Shapiro, and Smith. Reader: Jan Owen. Singers: Cheryl Bensman Rowe, Alexandra Montano, Steve Rosser, and Kurt-Owen Richards. Musicians: Gary Trosclair and Killian. -- Cassette 2: To have and to hold (approx. 20 min.). Mus: Killian. Scen: Jonathan Belcher. Perf. by Brazil, Shapiro, Smith, Weltner, Winslow, and van Vleck.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7695
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4025 (former)
Topics
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Program title: Social studies. Videotaped in performance for the Danspace Video Archival Project by Mark Robison at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, on May 12, 1991. Presented by the Danspace Project.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Danial Shapiro and Joanie Smith. Lighting: Roma Flowers.
Performers: Performed by Shapiro and Smith Dance: Megan Brazil, Danial Shapiro, Joanie Smith, Daniel Weltner, Edward Winslow, and Elizabeth van Vleck.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (77 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946042443-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175825
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dcad9fb0-7bb2-0135-ee96-535fd06f635e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shapiro and Smith Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bb898642-8a4a-475f-9993-a6de334bbb44

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shapiro and Smith Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bb898642-8a4a-475f-9993-a6de334bbb44

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Shapiro and Smith Dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bb898642-8a4a-475f-9993-a6de334bbb44

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Shapiro and Smith Dance