Xoregos Performing Company of San Francisco
NamesXoregos, Shela (Choreographer)Tanaka, Michiyo (Dancer)Keeton, Sandra (Dancer)Leeds, Sandy (Dancer)McWilliams, Robert Arthur (Dancer)McNeeley, Howard Davis (Dancer)Ostwald, David, 1943- (Director)Penderecki, Krzysztof, 1933- (Composer)Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 (Author)Survant, Cerinda (Costume designer)Ionesco, Eugène (Author)Von Brandenstein, Patrizia (Costume designer)Xoregos Dance Company (San Francisco, Calif.) (Performer)Xoregos, Shela (Composer)Xoregos, Shela (Director)Ostwald, David, 1943- (Choreographer)
Shela Xoregos Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978
Table of ContentsTurning (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Shela Xoregos ; music, Krzysztof Penderecki ; [scenario], based on an idea by Franz Kafka [from Metamorphosis] ; costumes, Patrizia von Brandenstein or Allen Highfill ; performed by Michiyo Tanaka and Robert Arthur McWilliams.Beltane, circle of stones (ca. 13 min.) / choreography and music, Shela Xoregos ; costumes, Cerinda Survant ; performed by Michiyo Tanaka, Patricia Lawton, Sandra Tanner, Holly Gottschalk, Sheoli Makara, Sandy Leeds, and Sandra Keeton. Dance work inspired by ancient Druid rites.Maid to marry (ca. 10 min.) / playlet by Eugene Ionesco ; direction and choreography, David Ostwald and Shela Xoregos ; performed by Shela Xoregos, Howard Davis McNeeley, and unidentified man.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9740Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4436 (former)
TopicsXoregos Dance Company (San Francisco, Calif.)Druids and druidism
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesTitle from information provided by Shela Xoregos.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Attic Theater, San Francisco, in summer 1978.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (28 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F467NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176751Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24c45650-7b83-0135-06ab-01378d5ec527
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