Dance of the century: contemporary dance: the explosion

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Additional title: Bolero (Choreographic work : Béjart)
Additional title: Or des fous (Choreographic work : Carlson)
Additional title: Blue lady (Choreographic work : Carlson)
Additional title: In illo tempore (Choreographic work : Verret)
Additional title: Cortex (Choreographic work : Marin)
Additional title: Mammame (Choreographic work : Gallotta)
Additional title: L. et eux, la nuit (Choreographic work : Verret and Luccioni)
Additional title: Liqueurs de chair (Choreographic work : Preljocaj)
Additional title: Pudique acide (Choreographic work : Duroure and Monnier)
Additional title: Face nord (Choreographic work : Monnier)
Additional title: Hallali Romée (Choreographic work : Preljocaj)
Additional title: Saint Georges (Choreographic work : Chopinot)
Additional title: Dead dreams of monochrome men (Choreographic work : Charnock and Newson)
Additional title: Human sex (Choreographic work : Lock)
Additional title: Immer das selbe Gelogen (Choreographic work : Vandekeybus)
Additional title: Waterproof (Choreographic work : Larrieu)
Additional title: Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Bausch)
Additional title: Noces (Choreographic work : Preljocaj)
Additional title: Ma Pavlova (Choreographic work : Petit)
Additional title: Elizabethan phrasing of the late Albert Ayler (Choreographic work : Armitage)
Additional title: Segunda piel (Choreographic work : Armitage)
Additional title: Patrooka variations (Choreographic work : Elkins)
Additional title: Untitled (Choreographic work : Jones)
Additional title: Eden (Choreographic work : Marin)
Béjart, Maurice (Choreographer)
Carlson, Carolyn (Choreographer)
Buirge, Susan
Verret, François (Choreographer)
Marin, Maguy (Choreographer)
Gallotta, Jean-Claude (Choreographer)
Bagouet, Dominique, 1951- (Choreographer)
Hijikata, Tatsumi, 1928-1986 (Dancer)
Ōno, Kazuo, 1906-2010 (Dancer)
Diverrès, Catherine (Dancer)
Montet, Bernardo (Dancer)
Saporta, Karine (Choreographer)
Bouvier, Joëlle (Choreographer)
Obadia, Régis (Choreographer)
Preljocaj, Angelin (Choreographer)
Monnier, Mathilde (Choreographer)
Duroure, Jean-François (Choreographer)
Chopinot, Régine (Choreographer)
Newson, Lloyd (Choreographer)
Clark, Michael, 1962- (Choreographer)
Lock, Édouard, 1954- (Choreographer)
Vandekeybus, Wim (Choreographer)
Larrieu, Daniel (Choreographer)
Tompkins, Mark (Choreographer)
Duboc, Odile (Choreographer)
Keersmaeker, Anne Teresa de (Choreographer)
Bausch, Pina (Choreographer)
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Choreographer)
Armitage, Karole (Choreographer)
Nadj, Josef (Choreographer)
Mouriéras, Claude, 1953- (Director)
Greenaway, Peter (Director)
Elkins, Doug (Choreographer)
Baïz, Josette (Choreographer)
Doussaint, Pierre (Choreographer)
Jones, Bill T (Choreographer)
Schoonejans, Sonja (Author)
Riolon, Luc (Director)
Decouflé, Pierre-François (Director)
Amagatsu, Ushio, 1949- (Choreographer)
Théâtre du Silence (Company) (Performer)
Groupe de recherche chorégraphique de l'Opéra de Paris (Performer)
Sankai Juku (Dance group) (Performer)
Olympic Winter Games (16th : 1992 : Albertville, France) (Event place)
Carlson, Carolyn (Dancer)

The Grand Prix Video Danse Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1992
Place: France
Publisher: Amaya Distribution
Table of Contents
Dance contents: Among the many dance excerpts included in this program are: Visages de femmes, performed by students of Françoise and Dominique Dupuy -- Bolero (chor: Maurice Béjart) -- Carmina burana, performed by the Théâtre du Silence -- La voix, performed by Carolyn Carlson -- L'or des fous (chor: Carlson) -- Blue lady (chor: Carlson) -- Parcelles du ciel (chor: Susan Buirge) -- In illo tempore (chor: François Verret), performed by the Groupe de Recherche Choréographique de l'Opéra de Paris -- May B (chor: Maguy Marin) -- Cortex (chor: Marin) -- Mammame (chor: Jean-Claude Gallotta) -- Daphnis et Chloé (chor: Gallotta) -- Le crawl de Lucien (chor: Dominique Bagouet) -- Dix anges (chor: Bagouet) -- L. et eux, la nuit (chor: Verret and Denise Luccioni) -- Tatsumi Hijikata -- Unetsu (The egg stands out of curiosity) (chor: Ushio Amagatsu), performed by Sankai Juku -- Kazuo Ohno -- Instance, performed by Catherine Diverres and Bernardo Montet -- Bal dans un couloir de feu (chor: Karine Saporta) -- Le coeur métamorphosé (chor: Saporta) -- La poudre des anges (chor: Saporta) -- L'etreinte (cinedance; chor: Joëlle Bouvier and Régis Obadia) -- Liqueurs de chair (chor: Angelin Preljocaj) -- Chinoseries (chor: Mathilde Monnier) -- Pudique acide (chor: Jean-François Duroure and Monnier) -- Face nord (chor: Monnier) -- La femme cachée (chor: Monnier) -- Hallali romée (chor: Preljocaj) -- Saint Georges (chor: Régine Chopinot -- Dead dreams of monochrome men (chor: Nigel Charnock and Lloyd Newson) -- Hail, the new puritan (cinedance; chor: Michael Clark) -- Human sex: duet (chor: Edouard Lock), performed by Lock and Louise Lecavalier of La La La Human Steps -- Immer das selbe Gelogen (chor: Wim Vandekeybus) -- Waterproof (chor: Daniel Larrieu) -- La plaque tournante: moving pictures (chor: Mark Tompkins) -- Deux minutes d'antenne (chor: Tompkins) -- Violence civiles (chor: Odile Duboc) -- Hoppla! (videodance; chor: Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker) -- Codex (chor: Philippe Decouflé) -- Opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, Albertville, 1992 (chor: Decouflé) -- Le sacre du printemps (chor: Pina Bausch) -- Les noces (chor: Preljocaj) -- Ma Pavlova (chor: Roland Petit) -- The Elizabethan phrasing of the late Albert Ayler (chor: Karole Armitage) -- Segunda piel (chor: Armitage) -- Canard pékinois (chor: Josef Nadj) -- La mort du empereur/The death of the emperor (chor: Nadj) -- Nuit de Chine (cinedance; director: Claude Mourieras) -- Caramba (cinedance; chor: Decouflé) -- La chambre (cinedance; chor: Bouvier and Obadia) -- Rosa (cinedance; chor: Keersmaeker; director: Peter Greenaway) -- Rei dom (cinedance; chor: Gallotta) -- It doesn't wait (videodance; chor: Doug Elkins) -- The patrooka variations (chor: Elkins) -- Mansouria (chor: Josette Baïz) -- Droits de cité (chor: Pierre Doussaint) -- Untitled (chor/perf: Bill T. Jones) -- Eden: duet (chor: Marin).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9124
Dupuy, Françoise
Dupuy, Dominique
Lefèvre, Brigitte
Garnier, Jacques
Yano, Hideyuki
Centre national de danse contemporaine (Angers, France)
AIDS (Disease)
Modern dance -- France
Modern dance -- England
Postmodern dance
Dance -- France -- Albertville
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Statement of responsibility: co-produced by La Sept, Pathé Télévision, Duran, Ostankino, Sovtelexport, and Gédéon, in association with RAI 3 ; English version produced by Landseer Films ; series proposed, written, and directed by [Sonia Schoonejans] ; program 5 directed by Luc Riolon ; producer, Nicole Philibert.
Content: English version of the series Danse du siècle.
Content: Credits taken from container.
Creation/production credits: Sponsored by Banco di Napoli ; executive director: Pierre-François Decouflé.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (54 min.) : sound, black and white and cololr ; 3/4 in.
Fifth of a five-part series. Overview of European contemporary dance, particularly in France, tracing its roots, influences from abroad such as Butō from Japan, and current trends and developments, including new interpretations of works of the past, cine- and videodance, and the interest in minority dances such as hip-hop, and the impact of AIDS. The work of both native-born Europeans and foreigners working in Europe is explored. Among the personalities and organizations featured in the discussion are: Françoise and Dominique Dupuy and their school; the Théâtre du Silence founded by Brigitte Lefèvre and Jacques Garnier; Carolyn Carlson; Susan Buirge; Garnier's Groupe de Recherche Chorégraphique de l'Opéra de Paris; Hideyuki Yano; the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine in Angers; Françoise Verret; Maguy Marin; Jean-Claude Gallotta and the Groupe Émile Dubois; Dominique Bagouet; Catherine Diverres and Bernardo Montet; Karine Saporta; Joëlle Bouvier and Régis Obadia; Angelin Preljocaj; Mathilde Monnier and Jean-François Duroure; Régine Chopinot; Lloyd Newson; Michael Clark; Edouard Lock and La La La Human Steps; Wim Vandekeybus; Daniel Larrieu; Mark Tompkins; Odile Duboc; Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker; Philippe Decouflé; Pina Bausch; Roland Petit; Karole Armitage; Josef Nadj; Doug Elkins; Josette Baïz; Pierre Doussaint; and Bill T. Jones.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175501
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05e638a0-9175-0138-e5e2-02b9e13e2dbd
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance of the century" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992.

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Dance of the century