Stephen Petronio Company, 2015 April 8 Additional title: Locomotor/non locomotor (Choreographic work : Petronio)Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Petronio, Stephen (Artistic director)Petronio, Stephen (Choreographer)Petronio, Stephen (Speaker)Tabachnick, Ken (Lighting designer)Rodriguez, Narciso (Costume designer)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Driscoll, John, 1947- (Musician)Edelstein, Phil (Musician)Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 (Set designer)Copp, Aaron (Lighting designer)Weber, Andrea (Teacher)Harper, Meg (Teacher)Mitchell, Rashaun (Teacher)Fearon, Davalois (Dancer)Grenek, Gino (Dancer)Hinds, Barrington (Dancer)Medlock, Jaqlin (Dancer)Sciscione, Nicholas (Dancer)Stone, Emily, (Dancer) (Dancer)Tuason, Joshua (Dancer)Toogood, Melissa (Dancer)Robison, Mark (Director)Robison, Mark (Videographer)Robison, Mark (Editor)Lefkowitz, Miriam (Videographer)Merce Cunningham Trust (Associated name)Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts (Production company)Character Generators/Video (Videographer)Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)Stephen Petronio Company (Dancer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2015-04-08Place: New York, NY
Table of ContentsIntroduction (7 min.) / by Stephen Petronio. |||| Locomotor/non locomotor (world premiere) (52 min.) / concept and choreography, Stephen Petronio ; original score, Clams Casino ; lighting, Ken Tabachnick ; costumes, Narciso Rodriguez ; dancers, Davalois Fearon, Gino Grenek, Barrington Hinds, Jaqlin Medlock, Nicholas Sciscione, Emily Stone, Joshua Tuason ; guest artist, Melissa Toogood. |||| Introduction to RainForest (5 min.) / by Stephen Petronio. |||| RainForest (1968) (25 min.) / choreographer, Merce Cunningham ; staged by Andrea Weber with Meg Harper and Rashaun Mitchell ; music, David Tudor (RainForest) ; musicians, John Driscoll, Phil Edelstein ; decor, Andy Warhol ; lighting, Aaron Copp ; performed by Davalois Fearon, Nicholas Sciscione, Emily Stone, Joshua Tuason, Gino Grenek ; special guest, Melissa Toogood.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4114
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: artistic director and choreographer, Stephen Petronio.Content: Widescreen.Content: Title from opening video credits.Funding: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The David Tudor Trust, The Joyce Theater, Merce Cunningham Trust, Petronio Dance Company, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Assistant to the artistic director, Gino Grenek ; resident lighting designer, Ken Tabachnick ; archival & documentation services: videotaped by Character Generators ; directed and edited by Mark Robison ; camerapersons, Mark Robison, Miriam Lefkowitz.Performers: Dancers, Davalois Fearon, Gino Grenek, Barrington Hinds, Jaqlin Medlock, Nicholas Sciscione, Emily Stone, Joshua Tuason ; guest artist, Melissa Toogood.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., 2015 April 8.Funding: This archival recording was made possible by a generous challenge grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and by Matching gifts from Helen J. Gebig, Anne H. Bass, The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc., Gillian Attfield, Caroline Hyman, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Nancy Lassalle and Louisa Sarofim with additional support from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division and the Friends of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (89 min.) : sound, color.
DescriptionStephen Petronio discusses BLOODLINES, an initiative to honor an incomparable lineage of American postmodern dance masters including Merce Cunningham and Trisha Brown. Also talks about RainForest, Merce Cunningham, and honoring David Vaughan (archivist, Merce Cunningham Dance Company).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 965829580NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21133189Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 389d3e80-f6be-0134-db5b-0a3c17241d73
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