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Cunningham Living Legacy Plan and Legacy Tour Press Conference,2009-06-09

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Title
Cunningham Living Legacy Plan and Legacy Tour Press Conference,2009-06-09
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Carlson, Trevor (Speaker)
Fishman, Judy (Speaker)
Madoff, Daniel (Speaker)
Sperling, Alan (Speaker)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2009-06-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6755
Topics
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- United States
Press conferences
Modern dance
Genres
Speeches
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on writing on original DVD.
Venue: Recorded 2009, June 9. New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Videodisc
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (15 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Description
Judy Fishman, chairman of the board of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation makes opening remarks and explains why Cunningham himself is not present, but supports this plan for his artistic legacy going forward. She then introduces Trevor Carlson, MCDF executive director, who gives a prepared speech discussing the considerations to be made and questions to be answered while creating the Legacy Tour and the Living Legacy Plan, as well as the actions to be taken moving forward, especially regarding final performances and the dissolution of the company. This is followed by the Cunningham dancers and the student dancers (RUGs) joining Carlson at the podium, with dancer Daniel Madoff giving a statement on behalf of the dancers (9:40). Alan Sperling, chair of the Living Legacy Committee, then speaks briefly about the impetus behind the establishment of the Merce Cunningham Trust and the legacy committee (10:55).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 969973532
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21162909
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94107e60-c25c-0135-f3fd-13aa107b6cf5
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Cunningham Living Legacy Plan and Legacy Tour Press Conference,2009-06-09" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2009. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d63e3280-ef99-0133-e9f9-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Cunningham Living Legacy Plan and Legacy Tour Press Conference,2009-06-09" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d63e3280-ef99-0133-e9f9-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2009). Cunningham Living Legacy Plan and Legacy Tour Press Conference,2009-06-09 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d63e3280-ef99-0133-e9f9-60f81dd2b63c

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Cunningham Living Legacy Plan and Legacy Tour Press Conference,2009-06-09