La empresa continua: the enterprise continues
NamesAlamo, Pilar (Composer)Malaret, Marel (Performer)Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)Video D Studios (Videographer)Revisiones, estruendo en el Nuevo Mundo (Concert series) (Producer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1992
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8456Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6056 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopPerformance artHispanic Americans -- Ethnic identityDrama
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of Revisiones: Estruendo en el Nuevo Mundo ; created and performed by Pilar Alamo and Márel Malaret.Content: Accompanied by house program.Creation/production credits: Songs, Chimérica (music by Pilar Alamo, lyrics based on text from Las Venas Abiertas de Latinoamérica by Eduardo Galeano), Nuevo mundo (music and lyrics by Pilar Alamo), Miracle worker (music by Pilar Alamo, lyrics based on text from El arpa y la sombra by Alejo Carpentier), Language game (based on a recording of a greeting ritual of the Yanomano Indians of Brazil, documented by Judith Shapiro, 1968), It was our duty (adapted from Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein, "A boy like that" and "I have a love" from West Side Story) ; costumes, Pilar Alamo and Blanca Alamo ; lighting, Phil Sandström.Performers: Special appearance: Renita Malone.Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Out-of-Towners series, on September 25, 1992, by Video D Studios.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPerformance art work presented as part of Revisiones, described in the program as "a collaborative effort of Pepatián, an interdisciplinary artist organization headed by Merián Soto and Pepón Osorio; Pregones Theater, directed by Rosalba Rolón, Alvan Colón-Lespier, Jorge B. Merced and Judith Rivera; and the Suitcase Fund of Dance Theater Workshop: A Project of Ideas and Means in Cross-Cultural Relations." The works in the series are intended to "'disturb and revise' post-Columbian history in a way that creates a visible identity of self and regional culture."
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F712NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430606Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97d8af90-84ef-0135-f870-2fbfb7d727bf
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