WorldCat Identities

Paxton, Steve

Overview
Works: 211 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 869 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee, Dancer, Commentator, Choreographer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Director
Classifications: GV1781.2, 792.8
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Most widely held works about Steve Paxton
 
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Most widely held works by Steve Paxton
Steve Paxton ( Visual )
10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 250 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 No Linguistic content and held by 51 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 41 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
Magnesium a dance by Steve Paxton. Peripheral vision. Soft pallet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary for Soft pallet: "Selections from a Contact Improvisation concert in Rome at L'Attico Gallery in 1973"--Container
Contact at 10th & 2nd ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 32 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."--Container
Antic meet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in Swedish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This performance is of Merce Cunningham's Antic Meet
Contact improvisation archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 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 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary for Chute: "Edit of the first Contact Improvisation demonstrations/installation in N.Y.C. at the John Weber Gallery in 1972. Performers from N.Y.C., University of Rochester, Oberlin College, and Bennington College"--Container
In the midst of standing still something else is occuring and the name for that is the small dance by Steve Paxton( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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
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 )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contact at 10th & 2nd contact improvisation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven dancers, including Steve Paxton, Nancy Stark Smith, and Lisa Nelson, perform various improvisatory movements and sequences before a live audience; no musical accompaniment or narration included
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 )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chute" was the first contact improvisation concert. This unique dance form has its origin in improvisation between two dancers or more, and includes dance with acrobatic elements, give and take weight, lifting, playing with rhythm, rolling, falling and flying. Contact improvisation uses elements from release-technique, new dance, martial arts and bodywork
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
Peripheral vision [contact improvisation, 1975] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 5 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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Languages
English (75)
German (2)
Swedish (1)
French (1)