Janis Brenner & Guests: A 25th Anniversary Celebration, 2007 February 1 & 3Additional 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)
NamesBrenner, 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 & DancersCharacter Generators/Video (Videographer)Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Janis Brenner Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2007-02-01Date Created: 2007-02-03
Table of ContentsReel 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6921
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassette (DVCam) (187 min.) : sound, color;
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19993793Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 36e01110-b2b6-0131-43b0-3c075448cc4b
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