Janis Brenner & Guests: A 25th Anniversary Celebration, 2007 February 1 & 3

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Title
Janis Brenner & Guests: A 25th Anniversary Celebration, 2007 February 1 & 3
Additional title: Lake (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Shun-Woa (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Porcelain dialogues (Choreographic work : Louis)
Additional title: Solo For Janis (Choreographic work : Siegal)
Additional title: Contents May Have Shifted... (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Additional title: Peace for Women (Choreographic work : Brenner)
Names
Brenner, Janis (Choreographer)
Brenner, Janis (Artistic director)
Brenner, Janis (Performer)
Brenner, Janis (Costume designer)
Brenner, Janis (Speaker)
Louis, Murray (Choreographer)
Louis, Murray (Speaker)
Louis, Murray (Honoree)
Monk, Meredith (Performer)
Bleckmann, Theo (Performer)
Bogard, Mitchell (Lighting designer)
La Grave, Marisela (Artist)
Dietz Marchant, Lindsay (Performer)
Dietz Marchant, Jason (Performer)
Battenfield, Jackie (Set designer)
Lin, Kun-Yang (Performer)
Pelletier, Carol (Costume designer)
Blake, Michael (Performer)
Fisher, Betsy (Performer)
Kyle, Peter (Performer)
Pearson, Sara (Performer)
Small, Robert, 1951 or 2- (Performer)
Shapiro, Danial (Honoree)
Siegal, Richard (Choreographer)
Aubrey, Russel (Costume designer)
Fisher, Katherine (Performer)
Barkin, Kyla (Performer)
Campbell, Nigel (Performer)
Perry, Brett (Performer)
Rossett, Carolyn (Performer)
Samson, Kendra (Performer)
Robison, Mark (Videographer)
Janis Brenner & Dancers
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Collection

Janis Brenner Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2007-02-01
Date Created: 2007-02-03
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Lake (NY Premiere) (10 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner in collaboration with Ms. Dietz Marchant ; music, David Lang (Little Eye) ; costume design, Janis Brenner ; video concept, Janis Brenner and Marisela La Grave ; video, Marisela La Grave ; dancers, Lindsey Dietz Marchant and Jason Dietz Marchant.
Guest Work: Meredith Monk. Songs From The Hill (1975-76) (8 min.) / music, Meredith Monk (Ms. Monk sings two selections on video) and Janis Brenner (sings Wa-lie-o-oh).
Shun-Woa (Updated Revival, 1994) (Vortex, or Eye of the Storm) (16 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner originally in collaboration with Eddie Taketa ; music, Ushio Torikai, Tan Dun ; costume design, Janis Brenner ; set painting, Jackie Battenfield ; costume executed by Anne Koletzke ; dancer, Kun-Yang Lin.
Porcelain Dialogues (Revival, 2nd Movement): In Honor of Murray Louis's 80th Birthday (8 min.) / choreography, Murray Louis ; music, Tchaikovsky (Quartet in D Major) ; costumes, Carol Pelletier after original design by Frank Garcia ; dancers, Michael Blake, Janis Brenner, Betsy Fisher, Peter Kyle, Sara Pearson, Robert Small -- Honoring Danial Shapiro and Murray Louis along with inviting former Murray Louis Company dancers to the stage (7 min.) / speakers included Janis Brenner and Murray Louis.
Solo For Janis (1997) (13 min.) / created by Richard Siegal in collaboration with Ms. Brenner ; music, J.B. Lully ; performer, Janis Brenner.
Contents May Have Shifted... (2002) (8 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner ; music, Clifton Aird Hyde ; costume, Russell Aubrey ; dancer, Katherine Fisher.
A "Peace" For Women (2000) (16 min.) / choreography, Janis Brenner ; music, Steve Reich (Proverb) ; costumes, Russell Aubrey ; dancers, Kyla Barkin, Nigel Campbell, Lindsey Dietz Marchant, Brett Perry, Carolyn Rossett, Kendra Samson with Katherine Fisher, Jason Dietz Marchant.
Reel 2. Lake (NY Premiere) (10 min.) -- Solo For Janis (1997) (14 min.) -- Shun-Woa (Updated Revival, 1994) (Vortex, or Eye of the Storm) (16 min.) -- Porcelain Dialogues (Revival, 2nd Movement): In Honor of Murray Louis's 80th Birthday (10 min.) -- Guest Work: Theo Blackmann. Mars Cantata (1998) (12 min.) / composed & performed by Theo Bleckmann and Janis Brenner (Satellite Dance and Prayer) -- Contents May Have Shifted... (2002) (9 min.) / dancer, Kyla Barkin -- A "Peace" For Women (2000) (16 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6921
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: artistic director, Janis Brenner ; lighting design, Mitchell Bogard ; presented by Danspace Project.
Title from opening video credits.
Reel 1 (February 1, 2007) (approximately 92 min.): Lake, Songs From The Hill, Shun-Woa, Porcelain Dialogues, Solo For Janis, Contents May Have Shifted..., A "Peace" For Women. Reel 2 (February 3, 2007) (approximately 94 min.): Lake, Solo For Janis, Shun-Woa, Porcelain Dialogues, Mars Cantata, Contents May Have Shifted..., A "Peace" For Women.
Creation/production credits: Danspace Project Technical Director, Carlton Ward ; videography, Character Generators ; cameraperson, Mark Robison.
Performers: Performed by Janis Brenner & Guests: Meredith Monk (guest, February 1, 2007) and Theo Bleckmann (guest, February 3, 2007).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, N.Y. as part of Janis Brenner's 25th Anniversary Celebration 2007 February 1 and 2007 February 3.
Original version: Original format: 2 videocassettes (DVCam)
Acquisition: Gift; Janis Brenner; 2012.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassette (DVCam) (187 min.) : sound, color;
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19993793
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 36e01110-b2b6-0131-43b0-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Janis Brenner & Guests" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2007 - 2007. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/38189ff0-b2b6-0131-112f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Janis Brenner & Guests" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/38189ff0-b2b6-0131-112f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2007 - 2007). Janis Brenner & Guests Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/38189ff0-b2b6-0131-112f-3c075448cc4b

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Janis Brenner & Guests