Crises (1960): A Film by Charles Atlas (Widescreen)

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Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Crises (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Atlas, Charles (director.)
Richards, Cathy (film production manager.)
Alterman, Jarred (director of photography.)
Harlow, Mike (additional cameraperson.)
Thorson, Joshua (additional cameraperson.)
Chimera, Adam (utility/sound.)
Mak, Gerry (production assistant.)
Fogel, Glen (editor.)
Cunningham, Merce (reconstructionist.)
Brown, Carolyn (reconstructionist.)
Teitelbaum, Carol (reconstructionist.)
Johnson, Josh (production manager.)
Byrne, Megan (lighting.)
Finke, Anna (wardrobe supervisor.)
Cunningham, Merce (artistic director.)
Cage, John (founding music director.)
Swinston, Robert (assistant to the choreographer.)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (music director.)
Carlson, Trevor (executive director.)
Wilhelms, Rebecca (company manager.)
Wichern, Lynn (chief financial officer.)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (archivist.)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (dancer.)
Farmer, Holley (dancer.)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)
Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer.)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 2008
Other Date: 2008.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4489 v02
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Title provided by cataloger, based on digital file content; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Merce Cunningham, choreographer; Charles Atlas, director; Cathy Richards, film production manager; Jarred Alterman, director of photography; Mike Harlow, Joshua Thorson, additional cameras; Adam Chimera, utility/sound; Gerry Mak, production assistant; Glen Fogel, editor; Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Carol Teitelbaum, reconstruction of Crises; Josh Johnson, production manager; Megan Byrne, lighting director; Anna Finke, wardrobe supervisor; Merce Cunningham, artistic director; John Cage (1912-1992), founding music director; Robert Swinston, assistant to the choreographer; Takehisa Kosugi, music director; Trevor Carlson, executive director; Rebecca Wilhelms, company manager; Lynn Wichern, chief financial officer; David Vaughan, archivist.
Performers: Julie Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Andrea Weber, dancers. Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Venue: Recorded 2008. New York City.
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (23 min) : sound, color
A film, directed by Charles Atlas, of the Merce Cunningham work Crises. This is the widescreen version.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 930141476
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20843134
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb8fbc00-a99e-0133-59ec-60f81dd2b63c
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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  • 2008: Captured
  • 2008: Other
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Crises (1960)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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Crises (1960)