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Signals [electronic resource]

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Features Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from "Signals" as well as rehearsal and class footage.
Online
1974
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The Making of Points in Space [electronic resource]

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Features BBC documentary with interviews by Cunningham, Cage, and members of the company, as well as scenes from rehearsals in New York and London. The second half features the finished dance, performed by Merce Cunningham and his company.
Online
1986
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TV Rerun [electronic resource]

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Features Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. The program is comprised of excerpts from "TV Rerun" as well as rehearsal and class footage.
Online
1974
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Winterbranch [electronic resource]

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Features Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. The program is comprised of excerpts from "Winterbranch" as well as rehearsal and class footage
Online
1974
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Cape Cod Dance Center Dance Classes [electronic resource]

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In this film, Donna Silva of the Boston Conservatory works with a teenage ballet student. The film features footage from ballet classes at Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts and the Cape Cod Dance Center.
Online
1995
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Flamenco Dance Excerpts [electronic resource]

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Discussion of Omayra Amaya's dance company Amaya, Flamenco Sin Limites, which seeks to blend flamenco dancing with elements of modern dance, jazz dancing, and ballet. Kavoos Deilamian, a company administrator, describes the historical background of flamenco; he and dancer Sabrina Aviles discuss the non-traditional nature of Amaya's work. In a pre-recorded interview Amaya talks about her family heritage as Gypsy flamenco dancers, her studies of other dance forms at Boston Conservatory, the formation of her own company in 1993, and its goals. She also discusses the different rhythms used in flamenco, the contrasts between classical and regional Spanish dancing and flamenco, the improvisational element in flamenco dance and music, her artistic goals, which include attracting a wider aud [...]
Online
1996
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Impromptus and Intrigues [electronic resource]

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Discussion of Prometheus Dance Company, a modern dance theater company founded in 1986 and based at the Dance Complex in Cambridge, Mass. Artistic directors Diane Arvanites-Noya and Tommy Neblett discuss the company's aims, which include addressing social issues, and define dance theater as practiced by their company. Much of the discussion centers on Impromptus and intrigues, choreographed in collaboration by Arvanites-Noya and Neblett to the music of Franz Schubert, and seen in several video excerpts. The guests also discuss the company's past and future projects.
Online
1998
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The Spirit of Dance, Ethnic Dance Arts: Performance Excerpts [electronic resource]

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This program presents Polynesian dances performed in Tahiti, Hawaii, and India by Martha Carr Moussa and Malena del Mar, who are the cofounders of the Ethnic Dance Arts Company. The film includes interviews with Moussa and Del Mar in which they discuss their desire to preserve the authentic choreography of La Meri's dance company.
Online
1990; 2010
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Walnut Hill School Dance Classes [electronic resource]

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In this film, Donna Silva of the Boston Conservatory works with a teenage ballet student. The film features footage from ballet classes at Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts and the Cape Cod Dance Center.
Online
1995
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The Ostrich [electronic resource]

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Filmed for PBS' Great Performances at a three-day festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) celebrating black dance. Narrated by Geoffrey Holder, Dance Black America brings to the screen the best of black dance through the years, both concert dance by leading black choreographers, and the street and social dance that trace their roots to Africa.
Online
1984
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The Marriage of Dance & Video: 'Two' [electronic resource]

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This program demonstrates the interaction of video projection and modern dance.
Online
2003
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Dance on: Liljan Espenak [electronic resource]

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Norwegian-born Liljan Espenak, a pioneer in dance therapy, recalls her dance training with Mary Wigman in Germany, where she observed the therapeutic effects of Rudolf von Laban's movement choirs. Her work as a dance teacher in the U.S. formed the basis of her research in dance therapy, which she supplemented with studies in psychotherapy under Alfred Adler.
DVDOnline
2000; 1983
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A Study in Choreography for Camera [electronic resource]

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A dance choreographed for and performed by the camera and the dancer together, in which the camera transports dancer Talley Beatty from point to point, supports him in an extended and accelerated pirouette, and sustains him in an attenuated leap.
Online
1945
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Dancing on the Edge [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Vol. 1: Includes highlights from ADF performances by: The Paul Taylor Dance Company, Jin Xing Ballet Du Lac Tumba Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Company Reijo Kela Claude Brumachon. Vol. 2: Includes highlights from ADF performances by: Erick Hawkins Dance Co. Sukarji Sriman Chuck Davis' African-American Dance Ensemble Guangdong Modern Dance Co. Pilobolus Molissa Fenley Sutki. Vol. 3: New highlights from ADF performances by: Dendy Dance Ralph Lemon Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Ann Carlson Dai Rakuda Kan Amy Sue Rosen/Derek Bernstein. Vol. 4: New highlights from ADF performances by: Elizabeth Streb/Ringside Sally Silvers Laura Dean Eiko and Koma Diquis Tiquis Nucleodanza
Online
1992; 1996
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Flickers [electronic resource]: Edited Version : Speaking of Dance

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A zany spoof of silent movie conventions and clichés choreographed in 1941 by Charles Weidman, the performance was directed by Weidman and filmed at the American Dance Festival in 1972. The first film on this tape is an edited version with close-ups and the second is a record version of the same performance showing the entire stage.
Online
1972
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Lyric Suite (Excerpts) [electronic resource]

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1991 Scripps/ ADF Award winner Anna Sokolow talks with ADF Co-Director Charles Reinhart about her life, her work with Louis Horst, Martha Graham, and her personal vision; also includes Ms. Sokolow teaching a master class at the American Dance Festival.
Online
1991
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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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Classical Indian Dance Volume 1 [electronic resource]: Two Bharatanatyam Dances

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In this video, Swati and Jyoti Argade perform two classical Indian Dances in the Bharatanatyam style. "Natyanjali" (An Invocation of Dance) and "Krishna Keertana" (Song in Praise of Lord Krishna), choreographed by the Dhananjayans of Adyar, Madras, are each shown in their entirety followed by a second version shot in close-up to accentuate the facial expression, footwork, and hand gestures common to this style of narrative dance. Finally, a detailed explanation of the narrative, facial expressions, and gestures is provided by the performers.
Online
1998
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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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Full Circle [electronic resource]: The Work of Doris Chase

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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
1974