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Event : dress rehearsal, 2007-09-28
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Bokaer, Jonah (dancer.)
Boudreau, Lisa (dancer.)
Collwes, Brandon (dancer.)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (dancer.)
Desjardins, Emma (dancer.)
Farmer, Holley (dancer.)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)
Madoff, Daniel (dancer.)
Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer.)
Mizuta, Koji (dancer.)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (dancer.)
Squire, Daniel S. (dancer.)
Swinston, Robert (dancer.)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)
Behrman, David (composer.)
Behrman, David (instrumentalist.)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (composer.)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (instrumentalist.)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (composer.)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (instrumentalist.)
Wolff, Christian, 1934- (composer.)
Wolff, Christian, 1934- (instrumentalist.)
Finke, Anna (costume designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 20070928
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3659
Dance rehearsals
Filmed dance.
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Music written and performed by David Behrman, John King, Takehisa Kosugi and Christian Wolff; costume design by Anna Finke.
Performers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Brandon A. Collwes, Julie Cunningham, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Daniel Madoff, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Squire, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber.
Venue: Recorded 2007 September 28 Warhol Room, DIA: Beacon Riggio Galleries, Beacon, New York.
Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (MiniDV).
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (40 min)
Sound, color
This video features a dress rehearsal of an Event to be performed the following two evenings. (See *MGZIDF 3660 and *MGZIDF 3661 for footage of these Events.) The dancers rehearse to musical accompaniment in the Warhol Room at DIA: Beacon, which displays silkscreens from Warhol's Shadow series.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295895
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e9295c0-3150-0132-1d11-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 20070928: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Event : dress rehearsal, 2007-09-28