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Understanding Pina [electronic resource]: The Legacy of Pina Bausch

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This program profiles Pina Bausch, a German performer of modern dance, a choreographer, a dance teacher and a ballet director. It explores her background, and offers insights into her creative legacy. It features interviews with dancers who worked with Bausch through the various phases of her career, including those who worked with her at the Tanztheater in Wuppertal, Germany.
Online
2010
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A New Dance for America: The Choreography, Teachings and Legacy of Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958

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The story of the life and works of modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey (1895-1958) is the focus of this documentary. It leads from her birth in Oak Park, Illinois, to growing up in a theatrical hotel in Chicago where she supported her parents as a dance teacher at the age of 18, the launch of her professional career in the Denishawn Company, establishing her own company with partner Charles Weidman, to serving as artistic director and choreographer for José Limón. Historical and contemporary performance excerpts cover the span of her career from her earliest composition, Valse Caprice (1920), to her last, Brandenberg Concerto (1958), and represent some of her finest pieces such as Soaring, Passacaglia in C Minor, New Dance and Day on Earth. Attention has been paid to placing her grow [...]
Online
2011; 2010
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The Norman Walker Dance Company

This program features a performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the current modern dance movement. The set pieces, with improvisation, are performed to Judy Collins' rendition of Suzanne (by Leonard Cohen), In My Life by John Lennon, and songs by the rock group The Doors. With Norman Walker, choreographer-dancer.
Online
2016; 1968
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Choreographer Donald McKayle: They Called Her Moses

Choreographer Donald McKayle joins dancers Jacqueline Walcott, Robert Powell, Sylvia Waters, Arthur Mitchell, Kathleen Stanford and Carmen de Lavallade in a performance of excerpts from his dance-drama They Called Her Moses" about Harriet Tubman, the ex-slave who was the "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, leading many other slaves to freedom. The music includes singing of "Follow the Drinking Gourd," "Wade In the Water," "Let My People Go," "Been in the Storm So Long.
Online
2016; 1960
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Douglas Dunn & Jim Neu #1

Choreographer Douglas Dunn and Playwright Jim Neu joined their talents to create Aerobia - a dance-theater work that pokes fun at America's obsession with health clubs. This program features excerpts from a performance of Aerobia which was recorded at P.S. 122 in New York City in November, 2001. Douglas Dunn is one of New York's most acclaimed choreographers. A former member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Dunn has led his own company for the past 25 years. Jim Neu is one of New York theater's best kept secrets. An artist who creates language that is comically elliptical and that typically includes phrases that contain both affirm and idea and negate it. In Aerobia dancers talk and dance all while gently poking fun at America's fitness craze. The program also includes excerpts [...]
Online
2016; 2003
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Fractured Light - Stefa Zawerucha & David Fritz

Choreographer/Dancer Stefa Zawerucha and Lighting Designer David Fritz's collaborative work, Fractured Light, is a magical exploration of the relationship between movement and light. Six lighting designers share their reflections on audiotape about working with light while Zawerucha moves zephyr like though Fritz's sublime lighting patterns. Andy Ross's musical sound score completes this stunningly visual and dramatic work. This program also features excerpts from an interview with the artists. Recorded in 2000 at Performance Space 122 in New York City.
Online
2016; 2005
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Hank Smith

This program presents excerpts from Three's The One conceived by Smith and created in collaboration with dynamic performers, dancer Cynthia Oliver and musician David Pleasant. Songs, shouts, tap dancing, riveting percussion, testimonials to the departed. Recorded in 1997 at Performance Space 122 in New York City. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist.
Online
2016; 1996
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Homecoming: Part 5 Charles Moulton

This program features extended documentation of choreographer Charles Moulton's work that was originally showcased in the film Homecoming- Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122. Works featured in this program include Fred (2000) and 18 People All-Star Precision Ball Passing(1984). Also included is commentary by the artist, P.S. 122 Executive Director Mark Russell, and numerous dance critics and presenters.
Online
2016; 2005
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Homecoming: Part 6 Ishmael Houston-Jones

This program features extended documentation of choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones' work that was originally showcased in the film Homecoming- Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122. Works featured in this program include Knife, Tape, Rope (1985) and Specimens (1986). Also included is a commentary by the artist, P.S. 122 Executive Director Mark Russell, and numerous dance critics and presenters.
Online
2016; 2005
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Homecoming: Part 7 Jennifer Monson

This program features extended documentation of choreographer Jennifer Monson's work that was originally showcased in the film Homecoming- Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122. Works featured in this program include Homecoming Improvisation (2000) and Finn's Shed(1991). Also included is a commentary by the artist, P.S. 122 Executive Director Mark Russell, and numerous dance critics and presenters.
Online
2016; 2005
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Homecoming: Part 8 Doug Varone

This program features extended documentation of choreographer Doug Varone's work that was originally showcased in the film Homecoming- Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122. Works featured in this program include After You've Gone (1995) and Cantata 78/Every Waking Hour (1985). Also included is commentary by the artist, P.S. 122 Executive Director Mark Russell, and numerous dance critics and presenters.
Online
2016; 2005
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Jennifer Muller/the Works

In this video, Jennifer Muller discusses her background, inspirations, influences, and technique. Watch excerpts from recent choreography: Miserere Nobis, Alchemy, Grass, Helix Rituals, and Whew!
Online
2016; 2015
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Joe Goode Performance Group: Part 1

This program features a performance of the 1996 work, Maverick Strain (excerpts) recorded at the Joyce Theater in New York in 2009. Maverick Strain offers a deconstruction of Arthur Miller's screenplay for the film The Misfits explores themes of cowboy individualism and outsider identity and features original music by Beth Custer. Excerpts from a talk with Joe Goode are also included.
Online
2016; 2009
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Joe Goode Performance Group: Part 2

Wonderboy was choreographed and directed by Joe Goodeand featuresa cast of dancers and a talking puppet.
Online
2016; 2009
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John Jasperse: Part 1

This program showcases the work of New York post-modern choreographer John Jasperse. "When Jasperse makes a new work, it should be seen: end of story," says Claudia La Rocca of The New York Times. The program features excerpts from Jasperse's latest work Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies which was recorded in 2010 at the Joyce Theater in New York. The work, co-commissioned by The Joyce Theater and the Forsythe Company is a two-act opus performed by Jasperse and four dancers. The piece explores the often fluid boundaries between fantasy and reality, and features a commissioned score by composer Hahn Rowe performed live by musicians from the critically acclaimed International Contemporary Ensemble. The program also features excerpts from a revealing intervie [...]
Online
2016; 2010
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John Jasperse: Part 2

This program showcases the work of New York post-modern choreographer John Jasperse. "When Jasperse makes a new work, it should be seen: end of story," says Claudia La Rocca of The New York Times. The program features excerpts from Jasperse's latest work Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies which was recorded in 2010 at the Joyce Theater in New York. The work, co-commissioned by The Joyce Theater and the Forsythe Company is a two-act opus performed by Jasperse and four dancers. The piece explores the often fluid boundaries between fantasy and reality, and features a commissioned score by composer Hahn Rowe performed live by musicians from the critically acclaimed International Contemporary Ensemble. The program also features excerpts from a revealing intervie [...]
Online
2016; 2010
17.

Neil Greenberg

This video presents excerpts from "Not About Aids Dance," a solo and "The Disco Project," a group work. See cutting edge choreography by one of New York City's most critically acclaimed dancers. Recorded in 1995 at Performance Space 122 in New York City. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist.
Online
2016; 1996
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Risa Jaroslow

In Resist/Surrender (2006) Jaroslow peels back the veneer of our culture's assumptions about maleness and masculinity, and exposes an explosive physicality. The piece asks what masculinity could mean if we reconciled our attraction to and repulsion from the assumed power of maleness. It draws from the experiences of a diverse group of community members, including NYC firefighters, corporate lawyers, gay teens and senior adults and men recently out of prison. In addition to the four dancers Resist/Surrender features a chorus of twelve men from diverse backgrounds, including a math teacher, a firefighter, a sociologist, and a waiter. Composer Scott Johnson has created a riveting score for Resist/Surrender based on recordings of interviews with many different kinds of men, as well as an [...]
Online
2016; 2007
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Armitage Gone Dance!: Part 1

In this video, Karole Armitage discusses her background, influences, and collaborations. The program features excerpts from The Dream Trilogy (2004-2008) and showcases two works: Time is the echo of an axe within a wood (2004) and Ligeti Essays (2007).
Online
2016; 2009
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Armitage Gone Dance!: Part 2

In this video, Karole Armitage discusses her choreography, Broadway, collaborators, and dancers. The program features a complete performance of Connoisseurs of Chaos (2008) at the Joyce Theater.
Online
2016; 2009