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Generation pieces: 168
Rinker, Kenneth (Dancer)
Winton, Chase (Dancer)
Nasworthy, Nancy (Dancer)
Delano, Laura (Dancer)
Lybeck, Ron (Dancer)
Boyd, Barbara (Dancer)
Davis, Beth (Dancer)
Fujii, Timm (Dancer)
Koenig, Taffy (Dancer)
Cervetti, Sergio (Composer)
Haley, Bill, 1925-1981 (Contributor)
Lowry, Eloise (Costume designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Kenneth Rinker Dance Company (Dancer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1981
Table of Contents
Jacob's ghosts / music, Sergio Cervetti (toy piano) ; danced by the Company. Around the clock / music, "Rock around the clock," performed by Bill Haley and the Comets ; danced by the Company. Medley for an exhibition / music, Sergio Cervetti (Passacaglia: for Isadora, Ruth, Ted, Doris, Charles--). First time march / danced by the Company -- Isadora / danced by Taffy Koenig -- By rites / danced by Beth Davis, Timm Fujii and the Company -- And fugue / danced by Barbara Boyd, Ron Lybeck and the Company -- Exits and entrances / danced by Laura Delano and the Company -- At random / danced by Nancy Nasworthy and the Company -- Demo: pieces of the piece / danced by the Company -- Post medley exhibit / danced by Chase Winton, Beth Davis and the Company -- Pass the hat / danced by the Company. Fourth part invention / music, Sergio Cervetti (Song for piano and synthesizer) ; danced by Kenneth Rinker, Beth Davis, Nancy Nasworthy and the Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8546
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6156 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Generation pieces: 168 (Choreographic work : Rinker, K)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; choreography by Kenneth Rinker ; music by Sergio Cervetti.
Creation/production credits: Co-commissioned and co-produced by Dance Theater Workshop and Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival ; costumes, Eloise Lowry ; sign calligraphy, Larry Friedberg ; lighting, Phil Sandström.
Performers: Performed by the Kenneth Rinker Dance Company (in order of appearance): Kenneth Rinker, Chase Winton, Nancy Nasworthy, Laura Delano, Ron Lybeck, Barbara Boyd, Beth Davis, Timm Fujii, Taffy Koenig.
Performers: Keyboardist: Sergio Cervetti.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Fall Events, on October 30, 1981, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Dance work in four sections.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430554
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0c6cd80-8065-0135-6438-0768f6a3885b
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  • 1981: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
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Generation pieces: 168