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Site Specific Dance [electronic resource]: Martha Bowers & Dance Theatre Etcetera

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Interview with Bowers tracing the origins and development in site-specific performance work. Includes exceprts from On the Waterfront (1993), Blue train (1998), Safe harbor (1998), Safe harbor--Cork, Ireland (2001), The dream life of bricks (2004), Angels and accordions (2005-2006).
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2007
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Anna Sokolow [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Charles Reinhart interviews choreographer Anna Sokolow. With excerpts from a performance of Lyric Suite, performed by Jim May and Lorry May, and teaching footage.
Online
1992; 1991
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Daniel Nagrin [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Interviews with choreographer and modern dance artist, Daniel Nagrin, in which he speaks about his philosophy of dance and his experience as a dancer and choreographer. Also included are clips of some of Mr. Nagrin's most important works.
Online
1995
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Ethel Butler [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Interview with modern dance artist, Ethel Butler, who talks about her life in dance and recounts her earliest memories of working with Martha Graham. Shows her teaching a dance class.
Online
1995
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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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Meredith Monk (Excerpts From "Facing North") [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Interview with modern dancer and choreographer Meredith Monk.
Online
1996; 1995
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Eiko and Koma [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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In this video by director Douglas Rosenberg, the full-length piece "Land" has been re-staged for the camera. Also included are interviews with Eiko and Koma in which they speak about their creative process and the creation of "Land", which was co-commissioned by the Next Wave Festival, The American Dance Festival, and the Lied Center at the University of Nebraska.
Online
1995
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Asian/Asian-American Perspectives on Modern Dance [electronic resource]

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Choreographers Kumiko Kimoto, Sun Ock Lee, Mel Wong and moderator Peggy Choy discuss how Asian and Asian-American issues and identity shape their work. Discussion is intercut with excerpts from work performed by each choreographer.
Online
1995
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Dance Series [electronic resource]

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Painter and teacher, sculptor of monumental kinetic forms, Doris Chase is best known as a pioneer in the field of Dance for the Camera. Beginning in the 1970s, she produced more than fifty videos now regarded as key works in the history of video art. This collection features her most important works.
Online
1976
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Ballet Moves Into the 21st Century - Benjamin Millepied [electronic resource]

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This program features a profile of choreographer/dancer Benjamin Millepied, one of dance's rising stars due to his dual careers as a New York City Ballet dancer and sought-after choreographer. The program includes excerpts from his 2006 concert at the Joyce Theater in New York City. Featured is "Closer", a duet with guest artist Gillian Murphy of American Ballet Theatre with music by Philip Glass and "Phrases, Now", a non-stop work by Adonis Foniadakis for four men including Millepied) and one woman that blurs the boundaries between the sexes; plus excerpts from an in-depth interview with Benjamin Millepied.
Online
2006
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Douglas Dunn & Jim Neu [electronic resource]

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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 ex [...]
Online
2003; 2001
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Risa Jaroslow [electronic resource]

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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 all male poker game. The [...]
Online
2007
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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.
Online
2007; 1991
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Speaking of Dance -- Donald McKayle [electronic resource]

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Interviews with modern dance artist, Donald McKayle, including his performances, film footage of McKayle as he instructs students, and stories about his life in dance.
Online
1993
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Physical Theater [electronic resource]: The Joe Goode Performance Group

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Features the San Francisco-based company the Joe Goode Performance Group's performances of both Maverick strain and Wonderboy. Includes interviews with Joe Goode.
Online
2009
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STREB [electronic resource]: Extreme Action as Dance

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This video profiles Action Architect Elizabeth Streb and her innovative investigation of movement in two parts. This program features a complete performance of their 2009 program "Catapult" which was recorded at SLAM, The Streb Action Lab in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC. Catapult featured 14 different action events including a KidAction event featuring students from the company's classes. Streb uses the action laboratory to test scientific principles on the body. The outcome is a mixture of slam dancing, exquisite and amazing human flight and a wild action sport which captures kids, older people and the general public's hearts and minds and bodies. Bonus features include a revealing interview with Elizabeth Streb and documentation of Streb working with the company. Part 1 features 5 A [...]
Online
2009
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Dance on: Ethel Winter [electronic resource]

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Ethel Winter describes her first exposure to modern dance while a student at Bennington College, studying with Martha Graham, and becoming a member of her company. Sticken with tuberculosis in the midst of her career, she tells about coming back to dance after a year of illness. She now teaches Graham technique at the Juilliard School in New York.
Online
1984
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Dance on: Lucas Hoving [electronic resource]

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In this program, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Lucas Hoving talks about his career and connections with Yvonne Georgi, Kurt Jooss, Agnes de Mille, and José Limón.
Online
1986
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Dance on: Wu Jing Shu [electronic resource]

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Online
1993; 1990
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Dance Black America [electronic resource]: A Festival of Modern, Jazz, Tap & African Styles

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Film produced from dance productions of the Black American Dance Festival, April 21-24, 1983, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The film includes major contemporary Black dancers and dance companies in the context of a historical survey which indicates the African and Caribbean heritage upon which Black American dance is based.
Online
1990; 1984