Arcade [excerpt]: [rehearsal]Additional title: Arcade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Barrow, Helen (Dancer)Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)Lent, Patricia (Dancer)Radford, Karen, 1957- (Dancer)Remley, Rob (Dancer)Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Walker, Megan (Dancer)Quinn, Susan (Dancer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1985-08-16
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1990Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-969 (former)
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.Note on original container: stage left.Performers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Helen Barrow, Catherine Kerr, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young and others.Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 16, 1985.Biographical/historical: Arcade was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Ballet and premiered Sept. 1985 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia; Arcade was first performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in November, 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania. Arcade had a musical score by John Cage.Content: On reel with: Shards [and] Fabrications, rehearsals (55 min.) Total time: 71 min.Content: You may experience playback issues with this item. Trying an alternate quality version (e.g., high, low) may resolve viewing issues.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (82 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionThis video features an incomplete studio run-through of Arcade, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The remainder of the video features run-throughs of Shards and Fabrications recorded in 1987.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16144152Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1af77f80-b2ba-0131-ed27-3c075448cc4b
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