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Eiko and Koma [electronic resource]: Land : Speaking of Dance

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Interviews with choreographers and modern dance artists, Eiko and Koma in which they speak about their creative process and the creation of "Land." The full-length piece, "Land," is restaged for the camera.
Online
1995
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Old Country [electronic resource]

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Video version of a dance work originally created for the stage, about a Jewish immigrant in Canada and his memories of losing his family in the Holocaust.
Online
2004
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Cynthia Oliver [electronic resource]

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This program provides an overview of Oliver's work and includes excerpts from some of her pieces. A segment from an interview with the choreographer/performer is also featured.
Online
1997; 1995
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Hothouse - a Showcase of Works of Improvisation [electronic resource]

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A compilation of Performance Space 122 live recordings of improvisational dance and music pieces by performance artists.
Online
1997; 1996
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Jeannie Hutchins [electronic resource]

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Jeannie Hutchins - Excerpt from a dance/performance/music work written and choreographed by Jeannie Hutchins entitled "Laugh Till I Thought I'd Die" which was presented at PS 122 in November 1997. A wry and humorous take on the preciousness of life that combines theater, dance, and song. Featuring Jeannie Hutchins and Ric Oquita. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist.
Online
1997
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Kenneth King's Writing in Motion [electronic resource]

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Offers a fascinating portrait of choreographer, dancer, philosopher and writer Kenneth King who pioneered investigations into combining dance and text in live performance in New York in the 1970s-90s. Featured are excerpts from a performance of dance solos and readings that marked the publication of King's "Writing in Motion": Body Language-Technology published by Wesleyan University Press presented at the Danspace Project in New York City in December 2002.
Online
2003
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Margarita Guergué [electronic resource]

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Margarita Guergue - excerpt from "De Flor" (literal translation "of, or about flowers") featuring choreography by Barcelona-born choreographer Margarita Guergué. Guergue and her company of 14 dancers plus a team of sound and visual designers explore the essence of "flower-hood" in this slow and gentle evocation of nature. With an excerpt from a interview with the artist
Online
1998
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Cage Cunningham [electronic resource]

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Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham.
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2007; 1991
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Torse [electronic resource]

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A modern dance performance utilizing the split screen method which permits the viewer to see the movement from two different aspects at the same time. The right and left screen versions have been optically printed onto one film. There are five basic positions utilized - upright, arch, twist, tilt and curve. All aspects of the continuity were chance-determined: the sequence of phrases, the number of things happening at once, and the number of dancers involved in a given phrase.
Online
1978; 1977
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Olympic Dances [electronic resource]

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This documentary, produced by University of North Carolina Public Television, offers an insightful look at the work of these modern dance originals. Since their earliest days, Pilobolus has been astounding and confounding audiences around the world with their particular brand of modern dance. The documentary features interviews with two of the artistic directors, Alison Chase and Michael Tracy, and complete multi-camera versions of "Olympic Dances" (1997).
Online
1997
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Rainforest

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"First performance by Merce Cunningham and Dance Company at the 2nd Buffalo Festival of the Arts, March 9, 1968." Merce Cunningham narrates and comments on his art.
Online
1979
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Deli Commedia

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A made-for-videotape dance work conceived as slapstick comedy. Followed by a brief interview with Cunningham on choreography for the camera.
Online
1985
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CRWDSPCR

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Looks at Merce Cunningham's choreographic methods and shows the dancers in his dance company working on CRWDSPCR. Features clips from the ballet, short interviews with participants (dancers, costume designer, composer); and choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Online
1996
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Camera Three: A Video Event

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This program presents an experimental marriage of dance and video. Cunningham says they are not concerts but "events." His commentary links the various aspects of these performances.
Online
1974
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Molissa Fenley

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Since the early eighties, Molissa Fenley has been astounding audiences and confounding critics with her unique approach to modern dance. In this tape, Ms. Fenley talks about her choreography and her approach to the creative process. Also included are clips of a number of important pieces in her repertory.
Online
1995; 1993
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Dance for Camera: Anthology 1.

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A dancer drops out of the sky: digitally generated choreography allows the dancer to slide from Italy via Sydney to Poland and back into the clouds.; What I did on my nervous breakdown: a lateral look at the usual start of term school report on fun activities during the break(down).; Beach dreams: follows three women as they stroll, lounge, and exult in a day at the beach.; Only you: performance by six dancers who seamlessly alternate between modern dance and ballet.; The wedding: Spans the wedding day of a hip hop dancer and his flamenco bride, as they make their way from separate spaces to the altar, fusing two styles and two lives.
Online
2006
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A Celebration of Life [electronic resource]: Dances of the African-Guyanese

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An analysis of the cultural roots and the social and spiritual meaning of African-Guyanese dance.
Online
1993
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The Shipyard Dance [electronic resource]

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In 1996 The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange created the largest public art event ever staged in northern New England, finding common ground between the arts and the military.
Online
2005; 1999
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Hit and Run [electronic resource]

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Co-produced by CoisCéim Dance Theatre and Rough Magic Films, "Hit and Run" is a dark, edgy dance film about the disintegration of a young urban gang whose lives are changed forever in one night. Their story is portrayed in a visually rich movement narrative that brings a new dimension to Irish cinema. The film centres on the story of one night in the life of an urban gang of eight characters who meet up in a large derelict building. It is large without apparent limits, a maze of corridors, stairs, halls, landings, machinery, cathedral-like vaults and dark pits like futuristic dungeons : an industrial forest of dead technology. But it is also, in its own way, a magical place, a place of transformation, and those who enter will not leave unchallenged or unchanged. In this story, only s [...]
Online
2002
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Jewels [electronic resource]: Ballet in Three Parts

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The Mariinsky Ballet (formerly known as the Kirov) is probably the world's greatest ballet company with an astonishing heritage and is home to many of the most celebrated dancers. The ballet tours regularly, as well as performing throughout the year in St Petersburg. During 2011 it visits the USA, UK, Spain, South America, Japan and South East Asia. Before emigrating to the West, George Balanchine studied in St Petersburg and was a member of The State Academic Theatre, now known as the Mariinsky. However, Jewels dates from late in his career as a choreographer, and was premiered at the New York City Ballet in 1967. Although it did not receive its first performance at the Mariinsky until 1999, it has since become a core part of the company's repertoire which it has performed globally. [...]
Online
2011