On Monday, July 13, The New York Public Library will begin to gradually reopen our physical locations, starting with limited grab-and-go service at eight library locations. We hope to reopen more locations soon. Find details about locations, services, and requirements, and learn more about accessing our remote resources.

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Trying Times (remembered),2008-12-04
Additional title: Trying times (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Author)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Boothe, Power (Designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Woodworth, Zoë (Film editor)
Setterfield, Valda (Performer)
Graham, Karen (Performer)
Cuyjet, Leslie (Performer)
Jones, Niall (Performer)
Phillips, Marcus (Performer)
Abrahams, Rachel (Dancer)
Boone, Kelsey (Dancer)
Bourkas, Melissa (Dancer)
Bruder, Nicholas (Dancer)
Evans, Cameron (Dancer)
Hernandez, Shirel (Dancer)
Marosi, Erika (Dancer)
Williams, Jason (Dancer)
Sharon Disney School of Dance at CalArts (Producer)
David Gordon/Pickup Company (Producer)
Sharon Disney School of Dance at CalArts (Dancer)

David Gordon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008-12-04
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3923
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: A Pick Up Performance Co(S.) production in collaboration with the Sharon Disney School for Dance at CalArts.
Creation/production credits: Written/Choreographed by David Gordon ; Music: Igor Stravinsky ; Visual Devices: Power Boothe ; Lighting: Philip W. Sandström ; Video Editing: Zoë Woodworth ; Stage Manager: Ed Fitzgerald ; Assistant to the Choreographer: Karen Graham ; A Pick Up Performance Co(S.) Production in collaboration with the Sharon Disney School for Dance at CalArts (The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts). For the Pick Up Performance Co(S.): Co-directors: Ain Gordon and David Gordon ; Produced by Alyce Dissette ; Music: Igor Stravinsky's Apollo (composed 1928 as Apollon musagète, rev. 1947) By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. publisher and copyright owner ; Original Video is from the Dance Theater Workshop Dance/Video Access 1982/83 program, Project Director: Dennis Diamond, Cameraman: Jefferson Bogursky and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Performers: With Valda Setterfield (original cast member) and Karen Graham with Leslie Cuyjet, Niall Jones, Marcus Phillips and CalArts dancers and understudies* Rachel Abrahams, Kelsey Boone, Melissa Bourkas, Nicholas Bruder, Cameron Evans, Shirel Hernandez, Erika Marosi, Jason Williams, Brittaney Short*, Christina Nova Zych* ; Original 1982 Trying Times cast on video: Susan Eschelbach, Margaret Hoeffel, Keith Marshall, Nina Martin, Valda Setterfield, Paul Thompson, David Capps, Melissa Matson, Rhonda Moore, Lucy Sexton, David Wolfe, and the voice of Susan Eschelbach in storyboard.
Venue: Recorded December 4, 2008 Roy and Edna Disney / CalArts Theater, Los Angeles, CA.
Acquisition: Gift; Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon. 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (miniDV) (63 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 896353201
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478208
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 84125380-f309-0135-e4f3-0f17a9de40bd
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2008: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Trying Times (remembered),2008-12-04 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb2929a0-66ac-0132-84d4-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Trying Times (remembered),2008-12-04 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb2929a0-66ac-0132-84d4-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Trying Times (remembered),2008-12-04 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb2929a0-66ac-0132-84d4-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb2929a0-66ac-0132-84d4-3c075448cc4b | title= (moving image) Trying Times (remembered),2008-12-04 , (2008)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 11, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Trying Times (remembered),2008-12-04