WorldCat Identities

Paxton, Steve

Overview
Works: 157 works in 210 publications in 3 languages and 754 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History 
Roles: Interviewee, Performer, Commentator, Dancer, Choreographer, Director, Author of introduction
Classifications: GV1781.2, 792.8
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Steve Paxton Publications by Steve Paxton
Most widely held works by Steve Paxton
Steve Paxton by Douglas Rosenberg ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with modern dancer and choreographer Steve Paxton. He speaks about his career since the 1960's and his work with Cunningham, Trisha Brown, and others as well as his involvement with Contact Improvisation
Material for the spine a movement study = une étude du mouvement by Steve Paxton ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"During four collaborative years with Steve Paxton, these original audiovisual essays, motion capture sequences, and extracts from lectures, classes and performances have been realized to present an overview, the details of the technique, and the exercises and forms that constitute it."--Container
Fall after Newton contact improvisation, 1972-1983 by Steve Paxton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected performance footage traces eleven years of growth in the contact improvisation form of modern dance; focuses on the development of Nancy Stark Smith as an improvisational dancer
Contact at 10th & 2nd ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Document of the 11th anniversary of Contact Improvisation performance at St. Mark's Church in N.Y.C. with dancers from England, Canada and the U.S."
Magnesium a dance by Steve Paxton. Peripheral vision. Soft pallet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary for Soft pallet: "Selections from a Contact Improvisation concert in Rome at L'Attico Gallery in 1973"--Container
Contact improvisation archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fall after Newton takes a sweeping look at 11 years of practive of Contact Improvisation by Nancy Stark Smith and initiator, Steve Paxton, from its beginnings in 1972 through sucessive years of performances up to 1983
Chute Fall after Newton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary for Fall after Newton: "A sweeping look at 11 years of practice of Contact Improvisation by Nancy Stark Smith and initiator, Steve Paxton. The progression ... shows one strand of the development of this mulifaceted duet dance form"--Container
Contact improvisation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents segments of separate performances demonstrating the dance form referred to as contact improvisation. One segment takes a sweeping look at 11 years, 1972-1983, of practice and development by Nancy Stark Smith and initiator Steve Paxton
In the midst of standing still something else is occuring and the name for that is the small dance by Steve Paxton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Touchdown dance ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American dancer Steve Paxton and psychologist and theatre director Anne Kilcoyne provide comment about a contemporary dance form called contact improvisation while documenting a workshop introducing this dance form to the visually impaired. Blind woman Kirin Saaed provides additional comment as a student participant
On the edge : dialogues on dance improvisation in performance = Créateurs de l'imprévu : dialogues autour de la danse et de l'improvisation en spectacle ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnesium ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An improvisational dance by Steve Paxton and six other dancers, which investigates the reflexive quality of touch, with momentum, falling, rolling and colliding; it concludes with a sustained tableau of balanced standing stillness
Contact improvisation by Steve Paxton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beyond the mainstream ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the non-traditional modern dance trends through interviews with and excerpts from the work of choreographers Trisha Brown, David Gordon, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainier and Kei Takei
Chute [contact improvisation] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chute" was the first contact improvisation concert; narration describes some of the original concerns of the form, mostly speaking of falling
Material for the Spine a movement study = ne étude du mouvement by Steve Paxton ( )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soft pallet contact improvisation, 1979 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from a concert in Rome at L'Attico Gallery in 1973 demonstrating the dance form referred to as contact improvisation
Chute contact improvisation ; [and] Contact at 10th & 2nd ( Visual )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chute" was the first contact improvisation concert; narration describes some of the original concerns of the form, mostly speaking of falling. "Contact at 10th & 2nd" documents the 11th anniversary contact improvisation performance including Steve Paxton, Nancy Stark Smith and dancers from England Canada and all parts of the United States
Touchdown dance ( )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American dancer Steve Paxton and psychologist and theatre director Anne Kilcoyne provide comment about a contemporary dance form called contact improvisation while documenting a 1993 workshop introducing this dance form to the visually impaired. Blind woman Kirin Saaed provides additional comment as a student participant
Peripheral vision [contact improvisation, 1975] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An edited version of a contact improvisation concert performed in California in 1974 with a voiceover by dancers Steve Paxton and Nancy Stark Smith, conversing on what is visible and memorable in the dancing from the point of view of one year later
 
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German (2)
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