The Bessies: New York Dance and Performance Awards Additional title: Oatka trail (Choreographic work : Fagan)Additional title: Sticks on the move (Choreographic work : Kaye)
NamesPickett, Lenny (Composer)Ross, Elisabeth (Director)Barsness, Eric (Choreographer)Skura, Stephanie (Choreographer)Setterfield, Valda (Host)Humphrey, Steve (Dancer)Irwin, Bill, 1950- (Host)Irwin, Bill, 1950- (Choreographer)Irwin, Bill, 1950- (Performer)Moschen, Michael (Conceptor)Martin, Nina (Dancer)Champagne, Lenora (Dancer)Russell, Mark (Dancer)Dafoe, William (Dancer)Kaye, Pooh (Director)Kilgore, John (Composer)Charlip, Remy (Choreographer)Fagan, Garth (Choreographer)Borneo Horns (Musical group) (Performer)Wooster Group (Performer)Video D Studios (Production company)Setterfield, Valda (Dancer)Barsness, Eric (Dancer)Skura, Stephanie (Dancer)
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Dates / OriginDate Created: 1984
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Reel 1 (56 min.): Dance music for four saxophones. Composer: Lenny Pickett. Performed by Borneo Horns. -- Adaptation from Artbusiness. Conceived by Stephanie Skura. Performed by Nina Martin, Lenora Champagne, Mark Russell, and Stephanie Skura. -- Ten imaginary dances. Choreography: Remy Charlip. Performed by Valda Setterfield. -- Solo from Oatka trail. Choreography: Garth Fagan. Performed by Stephen Humphrey. -- Reel 2 (49 min.): Sticks on the move. Film directed and edited by Pooh Kaye and Elisabeth Ross. Music: John Kilgore. -- Capitulation re: Post modern study. Choreographed and performed by Bill Irwin. -- Revelations. Choreographed and performed by Eric Barsness. -- Reel 3 (34 min.): Ray Whitfield and the Johnsons. Choreographed by the Wooster Group. Performed by Willem Dafoe, Kate Valk, Ron Vawter. -- Excerpts from Light. Conceived and performed by Michael Moschen.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2563Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1048 (former)
TopicsNew York Dance and Performance AwardsAwards -- New York (State) -- New YorkFilm excerpts
GenresAward presentations (Television programs)Filmed danceFilmed performancesMusic
NotesVenue: The first annual New York Dance and Performance Awards. Videotaped at the Joyce Theater, New York, September 13, 1984, by Video D Studios.Content: Program included presentation of awards for visual and lighting design, composer, film and television, choreography, and performer.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (139 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166662Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dfe0c5b0-b2c1-0131-b2ec-3c075448cc4b
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