Martha Bowers Dance/Theatre/Etcetera
NamesBowers, 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)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1988 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsReel 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3355Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5263 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopDanceSirens of the stoop (Choreographic work : Bowers)Fine art of sauntering (Choreographic work : Bowers)Decoy (Choreographic work : Bowers)
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 2 videocassettes (59 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.Videocassette
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F536NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282006Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5b02300-aa0e-0133-de4b-60f81dd2b63c
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