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The Mystery Project: dress rehearsal, 1990-05-08

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The Mystery Project: dress rehearsal, 1990-05-08
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Johnson, Alan, 1959- (Performer)
Kuipers, Julie (Instrumentalist)
Glass, Philip (Composer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Author)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Stage director)
Cabanne, Pierre (Associated name)
Setterfield, Valda (Performer)
Andersen, Lauren (Performer)
Bochner, Joelle M (Performer)
Cunningham, Scott (Performer)
Clifford, Christen (Performer)
Diana, Chris (Performer)
Graham, Karen (Performer)
Delgado-Cunningham, Denise (Performer)
McDermott, Kevin (Performer)
Michel, Heidi (Performer)
Moss, Dean (Performer)
Oliver, Cynthia (Performer)
Parent, Richard (Performer)
Rabinowitz, Scott (Performer)
Playwrights Horizons (Theater : New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
David Gordon/Pickup Company (Performer)

David Gordon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-05-08
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Take 1 (51 min.) -- Reel 2. Take 2 (51 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3862
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Written and staged by David Gordon ; pianists, Alan Johnson, Julie Kuipers ; solo piano music composed by Philip Glass ; with excerpts from "Dialogues with Marcel Duchamp" by Pierre Cabanne.
Performers: Performed by members of the Playwrights Horizons Theatre School (*) and the Pick Up Company: with Valda Setterfield, Lauren Andersen*, Joelle M. Bochner*, Scott Cunningham, Christen Clifford*, Chris Diana*, Karen Graham, Denise Delgado-Groce*, Kevin McDermott*, Heidi Michel, Dean Moss, Cynthia Oliver, Richard Parent*, Scott Rabinowitz*.
Venue: Videotaped during dress rehearsal at American Ballet Theatre Studio 1, New York, N.Y. on 1990 May 8.
Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (102 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 894586628
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20471971
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cfed17a0-66a9-0132-3e4f-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1990: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Mystery Project" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Mystery Project" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 6, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). The Mystery Project Retrieved from

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The Mystery Project