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Title
Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etcetera
Names
Bowers, Martha (Choreographer)
Benevento, Florence (Dancer)
Maxwell, Clare (Dancer)
Smith, Hank (Dancer)
Limbach, Elsa (Dancer)
DeLucAntonio, Bernard (Dancer)
Adams, Ginny (Dancer)
Timm, Scott (Dancer)
Cunningham, Danny (Dancer)
Jowers, Christine (Dancer)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Lehrer, Scott (Composer)
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787 (Composer)
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)
Deal, Michael (Designer)
Klingensmith, Robin (Costume designer)
Cooder, Ry (Composer)
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (Contributor)
Hyams-Hart, Christopher (Composer)
Martha Bowers Dance Theatre Etcetera ()
Pittsburgh Dance Alloy (Company) (Contributor)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Bowers, Martha (Dancer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1988 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Sirens of the stoop (premiere) (ca. 27 min.) / music designed and composed by Scott Lehrer ; additional music, Gluck (Dance of the blessed spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice) and Puccini (Humming chorus from Madame Butterfly) ; set, Michael Deal ; costumes, Robin Klingensmith ; performed by Florence Benevento, Martha Bowers, and Clare Maxwell ; voice-over interviews with Stella Simpson, Beatty Rappaport, and Maria DeConcillio.
The fine art of sauntering (premiere) (ca. 15 min.) / music, Ry Cooder (Area code 615) ; sound engineer, Michael Mansfield ; text based on the writings of Henry David Thoreau ; performed by Martha Bowers and Hank Smith.
Reel 2. Decoy (New York premiere) (ca. 17 min.) / music, Christopher Hyams-Hart ; costumes, Robin Klingensmith ; performed by the Dance Alloy: Elsa Limbach, Bernard DeLucAntonio, Ginny Adams, Scott Timm, Danny Cunningham, Christine Jowers.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3355
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5263 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Dance
Sirens of the stoop (Choreographic work : Bowers)
Fine art of sauntering (Choreographic work : Bowers)
Decoy (Choreographic work : Bowers)
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Spring Events 1988 ; choreography and text by Martha Bowers.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Roma Flowers.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on April 16, 1988, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (59 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Videocassette
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F536
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282006
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5b02300-aa0e-0133-de4b-60f81dd2b63c
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1988: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etcetera" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f5b1e7a0-aa0e-0133-e885-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etcetera" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f5b1e7a0-aa0e-0133-e885-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etcetera Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f5b1e7a0-aa0e-0133-e885-60f81dd2b63c

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Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etcetera