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Event lifts: [rehearsal]
Additional title: Scramble (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Walkaround time (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Diamond, Emma (Dancer)
Finlayson, Victoria (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Lent, Patricia (Dancer)
McGoldrick, Larissa (Dancer)
Sanderson, Randall (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-07-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2898
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-987 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Notes on original container: Event lifts, Scramble (Frédéric 7 passé skips), Walkaround left (stage left).
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, July 11, 1991.
Biographical/historical: Cunningham's Events are full evening presentations consisting of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
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Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Merce Cunningham, speaking off-camera, directs run-throughs of material used in Events, including excerpts from Cunningham's works Scramble and Walkaround time. The choreographic material rehearsed consists mainly of lifts.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16143616
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc437b60-b2ba-0131-52e0-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event lifts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event lifts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Event lifts Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Event lifts