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Making television dance

Author: Twyla Tharp; Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.). Television Laboratory.
Publisher: New York : Phoenix Films, 1980.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the relationship between the complex technology of television and the realm of dance. Highlights a new work entitled Country dances, featuring Twyla Tharp, Tom Rawe, Jennifer Way, Shelley Washington, and Christine Uchida. In this work, which was choreographed especially for television, the camera is treated as a collaborative partner rather than as a simple observer. Also shows Twyla Tharp and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Twyla Tharp; Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.). Television Laboratory.
OCLC Number: 9017808
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Intended audience: Senior high school students through adults.
Also issued as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in.; issued also as motion picture.
Performer(s): Twyla Tharp, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tom Rawe, Jennifer Way, Shelley Washington, and Christine Uchida.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Other Titles: Twyla Tharp, making television dance
Happily ever after (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Responsibility: by Twyla Tharp; a coproduction of the Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation and the Television Laboratory at WNET 13 ; director, Don Mischer.

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An exploration of the relationship between the complex technology of television and the realm of dance. Highlights a new work entitled Country dances, featuring Twyla Tharp, Tom Rawe, Jennifer Way, Shelley Washington, and Christine Uchida. In this work, which was choreographed especially for television, the camera is treated as a collaborative partner rather than as a simple observer. Also shows Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov rehearsing a work entitled Once more Frank.

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