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Morris, Mark 1956-

Overview
Works: 528 works in 684 publications in 5 languages and 4,726 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Filmed dance  Drama  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Dance films  Film adaptations  Filmed operas 
Roles: Choreographer, Interviewee, Dancer, Director, Author, Speaker, ard, Commentator, Actor, Creator, Performer
Classifications: GV1785.M635, 792.82092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Morris
Mark Morris by Joan Ross Acocella( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Danish and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Morris is the most exciting and important choreographer to have emerged in the last two decades. Still only in his mid-thirties, Morris has already produced more than eighty dance works, and their originality, brashness, and beauty have made him one of the signature American artists of our time
Never stand still( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary dancers and choreographers Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Suzanne Farrell, Mark Morris, Judith Jamison, and Bill Irwin appear alongside new innovators to reveal the passion, discipline, and daring of the world of dance. Featured are amazing performances by world-renowned dancers interwoven with intimate interviews, behind-the-scenes insights, and rare archival footage
The hard nut : [ballet in two acts] by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production of the famous ballet, updated with the sensibilities of the 1960s and 1970s. Production based on the work of Charles Burns
Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Born to be wild : the leading men of American Ballet Theatre( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The depth of male dancing at the American Ballet Theatre today is unprecedented. Travel home with Jose Manuel Carreño, Angel Corella, Vladimir Malakhov, and Ethan Stiefel, exploring the dancer's personal backgrounds and formal training. The program culminates with a work created especially for the four dancers by acclaimed choreographer Mark Morris, and includes revealing glimpses of the rehearsal process along the way
Nixon in China by John Adams( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera depicting U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic state visit to mainland China in February 1972
Mark Morris : the hidden soul of harmony (excerpts from L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato) by Nigel Wattis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Mark Morris at work in Brussels, discussing his choreography, its inspiration, and its realization through interviews with Mark Morris and others ; Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato forms the center piece of the work
Inspired by Bach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Never stand still : dancing at Jacob's pillow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary dancers and choreographers Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Suzanne Farrell, Mark Morris, Judith Jamison and Bill Irwin appear alongside new innovators to reveal the passion, discipline, and daring of the world of dance in Never stand still. Filmed at the iconic Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, this thrilling documentary features amazing performances by world-renowned dancers interwoven with intimate interviews, behind-the-scenes insights, and rare archival footage. Founded in the 1930s by visionary dance pioneer Ted Shawn on a farm in the Berkshires, today the Pillow is an idyllic mecca for artists and audiences from around the world, a place where dance in all its forms--from ballet to jazz to contemporary--is studied, created, performed and celebrated. A wonderful companion to the recent hit Pina, Never stand still immerses us in the lives of extraordinary artists and the power of dance. Narrated by Bill T. Jones. WINNER! Best Documentary- San Francisco Dance Film Festival. WINNER! Best Documentary- Dance Camera West Festival
L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mark Morris Dance Group performs to Handel's music, with choreography by Morris. With the Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus
PBS NewsHour : Interview with Mark Morris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an interview with dancer and choreographer Mark Morris
Falling down stairs : [featuring Suite no. 3 for unaccompanied cello] by Barbara Willis Sweete( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
Brainwave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filmed conversation between one of America's greatest living choreographers, Mark Morris and Wellesley College neurologist Bevil Conway as they explores how the brain responds to dance and motion
Inspired by Bach. falling down stairs ; Sarabande( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarabande: "Yo-Yo Ma (playing himself) arrives in Toronto, amidst a certain amount of confusion, to perform in concert and teach a master class. In various time frames, parallel story lines develop involving a dying physician, the young female doctor taking over his practice, the old doctor's real estate agent, her boyfriend, Yo-Yo Ma, and his limosine driver. The characters come into contact with Bach's suite at various times and under different circumstances. All of them experience an emotional transformation, related to the depth of their relationship with the music and each other"--The Egoyan nucleus : web guide to Atom Egoyan
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceived by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, this series of films presents a multi-faceted celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach's six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. In collaboration with artists from different disciplines, Ma uses each Bach suite as a starting point for a completely new work in that artist's medium
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Dance Umbrella, a presenter of dance in the Boston area, its founder and director Jeremy Alliger looks back at its origin and history. Among the activities he discusses are residency programs for artists in Boston, the commissioning of new works, the presentation of underrepresented dance forms, the educational outreach program, working with other presenters, bringing companies from abroad, and plans for an international festival of wheelchair dance. The many video excerpts include an a cappella tap solo by Gregory Hines; Mark Morris in a solo from his work Three preludes; the Mark Morris Dance Group in an excerpt from Morris's Gloria; the American Indian Dance Theatre; Elizabeth Streb's Ringside company; an aerial dancing piece titled Night thoughts; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane & Company in an excerpt from Jones's Still/Here; the Butō dance company Sankaï Juku; and AXIS Dance Troupe and Cando/Co in examples of wheelchair dancing. Additionally, a compilation of the highlights of Dance Umbrella's upcoming season includes briefer excerpts of Michael Moschen, Savion Glover, scenes from the musical Stomp, and a hip hop company
Falling down stairs ; Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Falling down stairs, Mark Morris choreographs a dance based on Bach's Third Suite. In Sarabande, director Atom Egoyan's dramatic film explores the relationships between musician and listener, revealing the generosity of spirit and love that flow from Yo-Yo Ma's performance of Bach's Fourth Suite
Yo-Yo Ma : inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor, Tamasaburro Bando; garden designer, Julie Moir Messervy; choreographer, Mark Morris; ice dancers, Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean and filmmaker Atom Egoyan each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Stageline crossing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone involved in the making of a good film, in front of and behind the camera, needs to follow certain basic steps in order to be sure the story being told is captured properly. One important step to understand and to avoid is crossing the 180 degree or stage line, which is the main purpose of this visual how-to. Here the producer uses a film-within-a-film style, the setting of a U.S. Civil War surrender with a battalion of re-enactment actors, a quality ante-bellum location, a steadicam, a flash pot, an authentic soundtrack, animation, graphics, some magical effects, ..."
 
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Mark Morris Amerikaans artistiek directeur

Mark Morris ballerino, coreografo e regista teatrale statunitense

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Morris, M. W. 1956-

Morris, M. W. (Mark William), 1956-

Morris, Mark William 1956-

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