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Johanna Boyce
Boyce, Johanna (Choreographer)
McGee, Evi (Dancer)
Engelhardt, Helen (Contributor)
Williams, Reginald Carroll (Singer)
Farlow, Lesley (Dancer)
Decillis, Nanette (Dancer)
Galilea, Susana (Dancer)
Dobbe, Carolyn (Dancer)
Miller, Jennifer (Dancer)
McWilliams, Diana (Dancer)
Sands, Catherine (Dancer)
Wendt, Sara (Dancer)
Mufson, Susan (Dancer)
Vigier, Rachel, 1955- (Dancer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 (Author)
Grossman, Bill (Instrumentalist)
Walker, Natalie (Costume designer)
Solis, Ernesto (Costume designer)
Munson, Richard (Composer)
Mitchell, Denise (Costume designer)
Meadow, Amy (Cinematographer)
Klatz, Fred (Composer)
Cusmano, Ronnie (Composer)
Powers, Will (Composer)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)
Scarlatti, Alessandro, 1660-1725 (Composer)
Lum, Glenda (Composer)
Johanna Boyce and the Calfwomen (Dancer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Boyce, Johanna (Dancer)
Munson, Richard (Instrumentalist)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1. What heart heard, ghost guessed (premiere) (ca. 4 min.) / poem, Gerard Manley Hopkins (Spring and fall: to a young child) ; performed by Evi McGee ; read by Helen Engelhardt. Out (1989) (ca. 14 min.) / choreography by Johanna Boyce in collaboration with Reginald Carroll Williams, tenor ; musical direction and accompaniment, Bill Grossman ; music, Handel (excerpts from Tamerlano, Act III), Jack Norworth-Albert von Tilzer ("Take me out to the ball game") ; script consultants, Rebecca Scarpati, Roman Durnisch ; costumes, Natalie Walker, Ernesto Solis ; performed by Johanna Boyce and Reginald Carroll Williams. Women, water and a waltz (Part[s] I, II, III) (1987) (ca. 15 min.) / music composed and played by Richard Munson (Waltz) ; costumes, Denise Mitchell ; performed by Lesley Farlow, Nanette DeCillis, Susana Galilea, Carolyn Dobbe. Salad/no shrinking violets (1989) (ca. 23 min.) / music, Richard Munson (Schutzengelngeschwaetz) ; performed by Luisa Brackett, Carolyn Dobbe, Lesley Farlow, Susana Galilea, Robin Gee, Jennifer Miller [stilt dancer and juggler], Diana McWilliams, Laura Pascual, Catherine Sands, Denise Story, Sara Wendt, Ronda Williams. Reel 2. Surrender, mouth to breast (premiere) (ca. 41 min.) / music, Fred Klatz, Ronnie Cusmano (Rebirth of the beat), Will Powers (Adventures in success), Giuseppe Verdi (excerpt from I Lombardi, sung by Leontyne Price), Raymala (Radiance), Alessandro Scarlatti (G major sonata, K. 427, Longo 286), Glenda Lum (Not talking) ; film, Amy Meadow ; mask image, Judy Levy ; costumes, Natalie Walker ; matriarch's voice, Hope Modelski ; performed by Johanna Boyce, Lesley Farlow, Susana Galilea, Diana McWilliams, Susan Mufson, Catherine Sands, Rachel Vigier, Sara Wendt.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4926
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5938 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Child dancers
What heart heard, ghost guessed (Choreographic work : Boyce)
Out (Choreographic work : Boyce)
Women, water and waltz (Choreographic work : Boyce)
Salad/no shrinking violets (Choreographic work : Boyce)
Surrender, mouth to breast (Choreographic work : Boyce)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; choreography by Johanna Boyce.
Content: Title from original container ; lacks opening credits.
Performers: Danced by Johanna Boyce and the Calfwomen.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on May 18, 1990, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (97 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987453
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e6496d30-4b64-0133-8905-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1990: Issued
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Johanna Boyce" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Johanna Boyce" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2023.

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Johanna Boyce