Merce Cunningham Dance Company Dance Chat, 2011-03-14

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Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Dance Chat, 2011-03-14
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Carlson, Trevor ()
Swinston, Robert ()
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- ()
Mitchell, Rashaun ()
Hill, Joanne Robinson (Moderator)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2011-03-14
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6753
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on writing on original DVD.
Performers: Trevor Carlson, Robert Swinston, Davidson Scandrett, Andrea Weber, Rashaun Mitchell, interviewees; Joanne Robinson Hill, moderator.
Venue: Recorded 2011, March 14. New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (27 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Videodisc
Description
Moderator Joanne Robinson Hill begins by discussing the history of Merce Cunningham Dance Company performances and discussions at the Joyce, then asks Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation executive director Trevor Carlson to discuss the company's final Legacy Tour, which extended throughout 2011, and also discusses the last few weeks of Cunningham's life. MCDF co-choreographer Robert Swinston and Carlson discuss the choice and reconstruction of the repertory pieces for the tour and the selection of performance venues (4:40). Dance décor recreationist Davison Scandrett, Swinston, and dancers Rashaun Mitchell and Andrea Weber talk about the revival of the piece Antic Meet (7:42). Carlson discusses the outlines of the Cunningham Legacy Plan and the reasons for the disbanding of the MCDC. (16:15).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 969973509
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21162908
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6fe1ad60-c25c-0135-caad-391d8fcbdbab
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company Dance Chat, 2011-03-14" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2011. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cfe27f80-ef99-0133-38f6-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company Dance Chat, 2011-03-14" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cfe27f80-ef99-0133-38f6-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2011). Merce Cunningham Dance Company Dance Chat, 2011-03-14 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cfe27f80-ef99-0133-38f6-60f81dd2b63c

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company Dance Chat, 2011-03-14