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Invention in dance

Author: Martha Myers; Jac Venza; Greg Harney; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); National Educational Television and Radio Center.
Publisher: [1959]
Series: Time to dance, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Film : Videocassette : Film : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alwin Nikolais and Martha Myers discuss the break with classical forms as pioneered by Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis. Excerpts from Mr. Nikolais' theatre pieces are performed by the Henry Street Playhouse Dance Company.
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Genre/Form: Dance
Video
Named Person: Martha Myers; Alwin Nikolais; Murray Louis; Ruth St Denis; Phyllis Lamhut; Beverly Blossom; Arlene Laub; Dorothy Vislocky; Coral Martindale
Material Type: Film, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Myers; Jac Venza; Greg Harney; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); National Educational Television and Radio Center.
OCLC Number: 83478602
Performer(s): Performed by the Henry Street Playhouse Dance Company: Murray Louis and Phyllis Lamhut, Arlene Laub, Coral Martindale, Beverly Schmidt, and Dorothy Vislocky.
Description: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sound, black and white NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic).
Contents: Dance in the Duncan style --
Radha [excerpt] / danced by Ruth St. Denis --
Photographs of the great modern dance innovators --
Alwin Nikolais talks with Martha Myers; the Henry St. Playhouse Dance Company performs excerpts from Kaleidoscope, Sanctum and Noumenon from Masks, props and mobiles.
Series Title: Time to dance, no. 3.
Responsibility: produced by WGBH-TV, Boston for National Educational Television ; directed by Greg Harney ; produced by Jac Venza ; conceived and written by Martha Myers ; choreography by Alwin Nikolais.

Abstract:

Alwin Nikolais and Martha Myers discuss the break with classical forms as pioneered by Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis. Excerpts from Mr. Nikolais' theatre pieces are performed by the Henry Street Playhouse Dance Company.

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