An Evening of Works by Bertram Ross & Nai-Ni Chen

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Title
An Evening of Works by Bertram Ross & Nai-Ni Chen
Additional title: Gordon Craig (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Gravitrons (Choreographic work : Chen)
Additional title: Nocturne (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Eulogy (Choreographic work : Chen)
Additional title: Paper, Scissors and Rock... (Choreographic work : Chen)
Additional title: Superstar (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Transcendent (Choreographic work : Chen)
Additional title: Departures and Endings (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Raymond (Choreographic work : Ross)
Names
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Choreographer)
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Performer)
Chen, Nai-Ni (Choreographer)
Chen, Nai-Ni (Dancer)
Chen, Nai-Ni (Costume designer)
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 (Author of dialog)
Horowitz, Richard, 1924- (Composer)
Curcio, Nora (Dancer)
Howell, Liz (Dancer)
James, Tobin (Dancer)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)
Weissman, Rita (Costume designer)
Egtvedt, Kristi (Dancer)
Guidice, John (Dancer)
Hayes, Linda (Dancer)
Nahvi, Shahab, 1960- (Dancer)
Hwang, Jason (Composer)
Chiang, Edith (Costume designer)
Kaus, Bradley (Composer)
Dinnebeil, Dean (Dancer)
Scheindel, Leslie (Dancer)
Green, Ellen (Author of dialog)
Tan, Dun, 1957- (Composer)
Song, Yienan (Dancer)
Walker, David (Composer)
Bierly, Shannon (Dancer)
Cohen, Pamela (Dancer)
Putman, Heidi (Dancer)
Rogers, Liz (Dancer)
Zeiger, Edwardo (Dancer)
Eister, Karen (Costume designer)
Duncan, Raymond, 1874-1966 (Author of dialog)
Bertram Ross and Company (Dancer)
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company (Dancer)
Mary Anthony Dance Theatre (Presenter)
Collection

Bertram Ross Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-01-08
Table of Contents
Gordon Craig (16 min.) / choreographed and performed by Bertram Ross ; text, Gordon Craig.
Gravitrons (1986) (9 min.) / choreography, Nai-Ni Chen ; music, Richard Horowitz ; costumes, Nai-Ni Chen ; dancers, Nora Curcio, Liz Howell, Tobin James.
Nocturne (10 min.) / choreography, Bertram Ross ; music, George Gershwin ; costumes, Rita Weissman ; dancers, Kristi Egtvedt, John Guidice, Linda Hayes, Shahab Nahvi.
Eulogy (Premiere) (10 min.) / choreographed and performed by Nai-Ni Chen ; music, Jason Hwang ; costume, Edith Chiang.
Paper, Scissors and Rock... (15 min.) / choreography, Nai-Ni Chen ; music, Bradley Kaus ; costumes, Nai-Ni Chen ; dancers, Nora Curcio, Dean Dinnebeil, Kristi Egtvedt, Liz Howell, Tobin James, Leslie Scheindel.
Superstar (Premiere) (5 min.) / choreographed and performed by Bertram Ross ; text, a poem by Ellen Green.
Transcendent (1987) (10 min.) / choreography, Nai-Ni Chen ; music, Tan Dun ; costumes, Nai-Ni Chen ; dancers, Nora Curcio, Yienan Song, Nai-Ni Chen.
Departures and Endings (14 min.) / choreography, Bertram Ross ; music, David Walker ; dancers, Shannon Bierly, Pamela Cohen, Dean Dinnebeil, John Guidice, Linda Hayes, Heidi Putman, Liz Rogers, Edwardo Zeiger ; understudy, Julie Asterisk.
Raymond (11 min.) / choreographed and performed by Bertram Ross ; costume, Karen Eister ; text, Raymond Duncan.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2664
Topics
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Mary Anthony Dance Theater Foundation.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Nikolais/Louis ChoreoSpace, New York, N.Y. 1989 January 8.
Original version: Original format: 2 videocassettes (VHS) ; 1/2 in.
Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (100 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20229083
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 30be0a80-e876-0131-cfa9-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An Evening of Works by Bertram Ross & Nai-Ni Chen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/336d4840-e876-0131-1d71-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An Evening of Works by Bertram Ross & Nai-Ni Chen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/336d4840-e876-0131-1d71-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). An Evening of Works by Bertram Ross & Nai-Ni Chen Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/336d4840-e876-0131-1d71-3c075448cc4b

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An Evening of Works by Bertram Ross & Nai-Ni Chen