The Bessies: the seventh annual New York Dance & Performance AwardsAdditional title: The Bessies
NamesAllyn, Jerri, 1952- (Contributor)Carlos, Laurie (Host)Carlos, Laurie (Speaker)Carlos, Laurie (Choreographer)White, David R (Speaker)Giovannetti, Tony (Speaker)Moore, Frank (Speaker)Poulin, Susanne (Honoree)Yokobosky, Matthew (Honoree)Flowers, Roma (Honoree)Prince, Liz, 1961- (Honoree)Jowitt, Deborah (Speaker)Gamson, Annabelle (Honoree)Zaloom, Paul (Author)Zaloom, Paul (Performer)Pickett, Lenny (Speaker)Roach, Max, 1924-2007 (Honoree)Kuhn, Hans Peter, 1952- (Contributor)Leroy, A (Honoree)Goese, Mimi (Honoree)Otake, Eiko (Contributor)Gordon, Beate (Honoree)Eichelberger, Ethyl, 1945-1990 (Honoree)Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- (Speaker)Wilson, Martha, 1947- (Honoree)Shick, Vicky (Speaker)Paraiso, Nicky (Speaker)Hutchinson, Penny (Honoree)Riseling, Jonathan (Honoree)Finlayson, Victoria (Honoree)Smith, Louise, 1955- (Honoree)Armijo, Arthur, 1960-1993 (Contributor)Turner, Gail (Honoree)McKeever, Susan (Dancer)Green, Dor (Dancer)Kelly, John, 1954- (Speaker)Miller, Bebe (Speaker)Vandekeybus, Wim (Honoree)McCauley, Robbie (Honoree)Fagan, Garth (Honoree)Finley, Karen (Honoree)Dove, Ulysses (Honoree)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Honoree)Guergué, Margarita (Honoree)Rowe, Hahn (Honoree)Oleszko, Pat (Contributor)Casey, Kathy (Dancer)Osman, Donny (Director)Streb, Elizabeth (Choreographer)Carson, Heather (Lighting designer)Marshall, Susan, 1958- (Choreographer)Pärt, Arvo (Composer)Bogard, Mitchell (Lighting designer)ACT UP (Organization) (Contributor)Flirtations (A cappella group) (Contributor)Ringside (Company) (Contributor)Eiko and Koma (Honoree)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1990
Table of ContentsCassette 1 (ca. 58 min.). [Speech on homophobia and censorship in the arts] / by unidentified woman and man ; replaces When push comes to shove, the scheduled presentation by Holly Hughes.Welcome and warnings / by David R. White, executive director and producer, Dance Theater Workshop.Opening remarks / by Jerri Allyn and Laurie Carlos.[Statement by ACT UP].Visual [and] lighting design awards / presented by Tony Giovannetti and Frank Moore to Susanne Poulin, Matthew Yokobosky, Roma Flowers, and Liz Prince.Special citation 1 / presented by Deborah Jowitt to Annabelle Gamson.Cassette 2 (ca. 43 min.). Meanwhile-- [excerpt] / written and performed by Paul Zaloom ; directed by Donny Osman.Composer awards / presented by Lenny Pickett to Max Roach, Hans-Peter Kuhn, A. Leroy, Mimi Goese.Special citation 2 / presented by Eiko to Beate Gordon.Tribute to Ethyl Eichelberger (1945-1990) / by Black-eyed Susan.[Songs] / performed by The Flirtations.Cassette 3 (ca. 57 min.). Spacehold / choreography, Elizabeth Streb ; lighting, Heather Carson ; performed by members of Ringside [six dancers listed on frame ; only four appear].Special citation 3 / presented by Jessica Hagedorn to Martha Wilson.Performer awards / presented by Vicky Shick and Nicky Paraiso to Penny Hutchinson, Victoria Finlayson, Jonathan Riseling, Louise Smith, Arthur Armijo, Gail Turner.Excerpt from White chocolate: Trip 1 trip 2 trip 3 / choreography, Laurie Carlos ; performed by Susan McKeever and Dor Greene.Choreographer/creator awards / presented by John Kelly and Bebe Miller to Wim Vandekeybus. Continued on cassette 4.Cassette 4 (ca. 25 min.). Choreographer/creator awards, continued / presented to Eiko and Koma, Robbie McCauley, Garth Fagan (accepted by Mary Hinkson), Karen Finley, Ulysses Dove, Mark Morris, Margarita Guergué and Hahn Rowe, Pat Oleszko.Closing remarks / by Jerri Allyn and Laurie Carlos.Kiss / choreography, Susan Marshall ; music, Arvo Pärt (Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten) ; lighting, Mitchell Bogard ; danced by Kathy Casey and Arthur Armijo.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8450Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6036 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopNew York Dance and Performance AwardsPerformance artDanceKiss (Choreographic work : Marshall)
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop.Performers: Co-hosts: Jerri Allyn and Laurie Carlos.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, on September 12, 1990, by Video D Studios.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 4 videocassettes (183 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.Videocassette
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F677NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430584Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac0aefb0-84ef-0135-f41d-00eb5f206d50
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