Stories from here: new works from Janie Geiser's Jottay Theatre
NamesGeiser, Janie (Author)Epsten, Chip (Composer)Bogan, Neill (Author)Aun, Therese (Narrator)Peterle, Annie (Puppeteer)O'Connor, Pamella (Contributor)Tisdale, Cooper (Musician)White, David R (Speaker)Feyne, Stephanie (Contributor)Matthews, Debbie (Contributor)Prevor, Beth (Contributor)Champion, Alan (Contributor)Dawson, Lori A (Lighting designer)Banks, Russell, 1940- (Author)Jottay Theatre (Contributor)Hands On (Organization) (Contributor)National Performance Network (Performer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)Video D Studios (Videographer)Geiser, Janie (Director)Geiser, Janie (Designer)Geiser, Janie (Puppeteer)Epsten, Chip (Musician)Bogan, Neill (Puppeteer)Aun, Therese (Puppeteer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1989 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsReel 1. The house (ca. 29 min.) / conceived and written by Neill Bogan and Janie Geiser ; developed by the Company ; narrator, Therese Aun ; puppeteers: Annie Peterle (Vi), Pamella O'Connor (John), Neill Bogan and Janie Geiser (ensemble work) ; music performed by Chip Epsten (synthesizer, electric guitar, toy piano) and Cooper Tisdale (electric guitar). Reel 2. The fish (ca. 25 min.) / based on Russell Banks's short story "The fish" ; adapted for puppet theater by Janie Geiser ; developed by the Company ; puppeteers: Therese Aun (the fish), Annie Peterle and Janie Geiser (soldiers and pilgrims), Pamella O'Connor (Lieutenant Han), Neill Bogan (Colonel Tung) ; music performed by Chip Epsten (violin) and Cooper Tisdale (electric guitar).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4788Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5886 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopPuppetsSign languageDeaf -- Means of communicationDramaPuppet theater
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop's Economy Tires Theater in association with the National Performance Network ; [stage] direction and design by Janie Geiser ; music by Chip Epsten ; sign-interpreted performance produced by Hands On.Content: Accompanied by house program.Content: Credits on frame for cassette 1 erroneously identify the work as The fish ; it is actually The house (see credits below).Content: In order to accommodate the sign-interpretation, the recording is a wide shot. For close shot, see *MGZIC 9-5885.Performers: Introduced by David R. White, executive director of Dance Theater Workshop, with sign-interpreter Stephanie Feyne.Performers: Sign interpreters: Debbie Matthews [both plays], Alan Champion [The fish].Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on March 18, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (79 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionSign-interpreted versions of two puppet plays. The performance is followed by a 23-min. discussion, sign-interpreted by Stephanie Feyne, between the audience, the performers, and members of Hands On.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F23NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987333Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af460290-4b5b-0133-bcbf-60f81dd2b63c
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