White Oak Dance Project: fall tour home movies, 1990-10 / 1990-11Additional title: Pas de poisson (Choreographic work : Morris)
NamesBishton, Jamie (Film producer)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Performer)Bishton, Jamie (Performer)Baker, Peggy Smith (Performer)Besserer, Rob (Dancer)Besserer, Rob (Performer)Colahan, Nancy (Performer)Johnson, Kate (Dancer)Johnson, Kate (Performer)Moore, Kathleen (Performer)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Choreographer)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Singer)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Performer)Parsons, David, 1959 Oct. 29- (Performer)Pizzuto, William (Performer)Pons, Denise (Performer)Dowdell, Linda (Performer)Healey, Peter Wing (Singer)Healey, Peter Wing (Performer)Gilman, Howard, 1924-1998 (Performer)Leibovitz, Annie, 1949- (Performer)Ingalls, James F. (Lighting designer)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 1990-10 - 1990-11
Table of ContentsVolume 1: White Oak Dance Project fall tour (includes excerpt from "Pas de Poisson": Mark Morris, choreographer; James F. Ingalls, lighting designer; Erik Satie, composer. 2:02) -- Volume 2: White Oak Dance Project fall tour (00:18)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 10
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. Relâche. CinémaWhite Oak Dance ProjectConcert toursRehearsals
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceMotion picturesAmateur filmsMusic
NotesContent: Title created by cataloger.Content: Year from label on videocassette, month from content.Content: Sound and visual quality variable.Creation/production credits: Jamie Bishton, filmmaker; Peggy Baker, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rob Besserer, Nancy Colahan, Kate Johnson, Kathleen Moore, Mark Morris, David Parsons, William Pizzuto, Denise Pons, Linda Dowdell, Peter Wing Healey, Howard Gilman, Annie Leibovitz, and the White Oak Dance Project Orchestra, cast; Mark Morris, choreographer; James F. ingalls, lighting design; Erik Satie, composer.Venue: Recorded 1990 October - November United States.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (140 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionHome movies videotaped by dancer Jamie Bishton during White Oak Dance Project's 1990 tour. Bishton documents the venues, rehearsal spaces, hotels,and hospitality during this first tour, and there are many sequences shot on tour buses, planes, and airports. Aside from "Pas de Poisson" in Volume 1, there are no other recorded dance works - instead, the footage consists of candid and comic moments with the company. Highlights include: Mark Morris and Peter Wing Healey singing with the White Oak Dance Project Orchestra on a night off; an extended tour of White Oak Plantation's wildlife sanctuary; Mikhail Baryshnikov accepting an award from the mayor of Jacksonville, Florida ; Morris playing badminton with the company; parties with Howard Gilman and Annie Leibovitz; and a playful Baryshnikov donning the head of a passerby's Halloween costume. There are also many 'in-jokes' (e.g., a running gag about each venue's shrimp plate), a delightful stop-motion sequence, and a series of post-performance dance reviews from children attending a party. From the dates on marquees and seasonal cues, the footage covers tour dates in October and November, 1990.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19979102Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c447e230-6f1e-0131-6a57-3c075448cc4b
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