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41.

Cantata and the Blues [electronic resource]

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An edited video of a live performance shows Bufalino's unique choreography and style of jazz tap dance. She also sings and reminisces in this one-woman show.
Online
2009; 1985
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The Legends of Tap [electronic resource]

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Part 1 documents a 1974 lecture/demonstration given by members of the Copasetic Club (a club created in 1949 in memory of the great tap dancer, Bill "BoJangles" Robinson). The dancers give the history of Time Steps and demonstrate their own versions of classic moves. They perform the Old Soft Shoe along with a number of brilliant and virtuosic solos.
Online
1974; 2002
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Where the Action Is Part 1 [electronic resource]: Tap Technique

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Ms. Bufalino demonstrates how to execute taps efficiently and how to create a beautiful clear tone. Taking the action from the hip releases the foot and enables the dancer to develop speed and accuracy in a relaxed fashion. This sets the groove for rhythm tap dancing. Included are "shuffles scales", "triplet shuffle continuations", break downs for small footwork, the "paddle and roll", three of Bufalino's twelve "double time" figures, and more!
Online
1995
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ARC [electronic resource]: A Dance Trilogy

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ARC is a trilogy of solo dance works created and performed by acclaimed New Zealand choreographer Douglas Wright. In three distinct sections the film charts a transformation: a journey from a primeval landscape of despair, through a bizarre and hilarious confrontation with a talking bird, and the emergence of "gravity's angel" in a space of air and delight.
Online
2000
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5 Dance Films About Place [electronic resource]

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Five site-specific dance films shot on location in rural Wisconsin. Each vignette is created in and of the landscape and local architecture and speaks to metaphors of the senses, relationships, and the changing of the seasons. Emmy nominated Director Douglas Rosenberg and Gemini nominated Director Allen Kaeja collaborate with Li Chiao-Ping and Karen Kaeja as well as guest artists from Kaeja d'Dance and others including Heidi Latsky, David Dorfman, Lisa Race and performers and musicians from the United States and Canada. This suite of films is among the first High-Definition dance films shot in North America and was funded in part by BravoFACT! And Wisconsin Public Television.
Video Other
2006
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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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The Children of Ibdaa [electronic resource]: To Create Something Out of Nothing

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Documentary about the lives of several adolescents in a Palestinian children's dance troupe from Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank. They use their performance to express the history, struggle, and aspirations of the Palestinian people, specifically the fight to return to their homeland.
Online
2010; 2002
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Dance for Camera: Anthology 1 [electronic resource]

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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.; 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 alter, fusing two styles and two lives.; 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).
Online
2006
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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
51.

Dances for Television [electronic resource]

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Online
2002
52.

Ellen Bromberg [electronic resource]

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Online
1989
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Molissa Fenley [electronic resource]

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Molissa Fenley, Philip Glass, and RoseLee Goldberg discuss Fenley's choreography and approach to the creative process. Includes footage of dances that were choreographed and performed by Fenley.
Online
1995
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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
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Molissa Fenley and Peter Boal [electronic resource]: The Restaging of "State of Darkness"

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Documents the process and performance of restaging Molissa Fenley's solo entitled State of darkness, performed to Stravinsky's 'Rite of spring' (Le sacre du printemps) by Peter Boal.
Video Other
2002; 1999
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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
57.

Resistance [electronic resource]

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Another of the choreographer's dances based on Holocaust themes. Dancers explore the triumphs of Holocaust victims, in a celebration of the strength of the human spirit.
Online
2000
58.

Sally Silvers [electronic resource]

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Online
1995; 1994
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Singing Myself a Lullaby [electronic resource]: A Documentary

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This documentary follows dancer John Henry as he uses HIV/AIDS as a catalyst to create a work for the theater based on his life. It was created during the last few years of his life, and the documentary continues after his death from AIDS in 1996.
Online
2000; 1996
60.

Six Solos [electronic resource]: Li Chiao-Ping Dances

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Documentary on The Men's Project: The Changing Faces of the Men of American Modern Dance (1997), an evening-long program of six solos commissioned from six male choreographers by Li Chiao-Ping, a Chinese-American female dancer and choreographer. Each choreographer is spotlighted in segments containing rehearsal footage, interviews, and performance excerpts from the completed dance work. Topics addressed include each choreographer's individual approach and working process, the collaborative process between choreographer and dancer, and a discussion of gender roles in dance. Li Chiao-Ping provides a summation of her experience at the end of the program.
Online
1998