Full Evening Performance Pieces



THE CALL OF THE LOON
, in collaboration with photographer, Jerry Uelsmann; a multi-media group work with guest artist, Sjabbe von Selfhout, singer/performance artist from Barcelona; commissioned by The IATI International Performance Festival.
--premiere: CUANDO, New York Çity

A BIRD'S EYE VIEW
, a dance/theatre work, commissioned by The Tompkins Square Arts Festival for "The Grand Opening", with sculptures and paintings by David Channon, music and voice by Mindy Levokove, Stephen Palter, with guest artists, Sjabbe von Selfhout, singer /performance artist from Barcelona, and Raymond Normandeau, Master of Ceremonies; text from "the media" by Raymond Normandeau and Marilynn Danitz (accompanied by sign language translator for the blind), with sound score of Glen Velez, Layne Redmond, and Sjabbe von Selfhout.
--premiere: Tompkins Square Arts Festival, NYC
--TV Broadcast: Downtown Tonight, ATV Manhattan, Channel l7, in conjunction with The Tribute to Abbey Hoffman

THE TREMOLO OF THE LOON
, in collaboration with world-famous photographer, Jerry Uelsmann; a full-evening, multi-media, dance/theatre work, sculptures by David Channon, costumes by Mitchell Holsmann, set by Marilynn Danitz.
--premiere: The Second Floor Theatre, Russell Sage Albany Campus, Jr. College of Albany, Albany, NY

         "genius...profoundly moved by the memorable images and shifting moods
         (lyric to tragic)...the cumulative effect was of a riverlike flow that had the
          power of an 'argument'."
                                                                                                                                   ...Johanna Fried, Metroland

        "a taste of something rarely seen...evocative...took us to the beach, into a
        forest, on the edge of the heavens, and who knows where else...a transformation
        of reality...images of loneliness, mystery and exhilaration held our attention,
        willing to challenge our memories and tickle our imagination. More work would be         welcome."
                                                                                                                                  ...Brin Quell, Times Union

* broadcast on NBC

A LOON IN THE CHAPEL
, dance/theater work commissioned by The Festival for Dance and Performance, with sculptures by David Channon, costumes by Mitchell Holsman, music by Ingram Marshall, Loon calls from The National Audubon Society,
set by Marilynn Danitz.
--premiere: Festival for Dance and Performance, CUANDO, New York City

UBU AND CASPAR
, in collaboration with performance artist, Charles Allcroft, commissioned by The Socrates Sculpture Park, for the Celebration Opening, a full-length work which incorporated all the sculptures (in the 3 acre park) travelled among them, performed within and on them, against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline.
--premiere: Celebration Opening, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York City

*CH 4 Broadcast, New York, NY

WHY STAY MORALLY CLEAN
, a full-evening, multi-media work with a set of "bull's eye" targets that weep, and electronic score composed by Lefferts Brown with telephone machine messages, Colonel North's testimony, other.
--premiere: The Westbeth Performance Art Festival, Westbeth Theatre, New York City
--RAPP Arts Center, New York City

NEW YORK POST WAVE
, a full-evening dance/theatre work in collaboration with poet, Allen Ginsberg, and composer and pianist, Borah Bergman, playing live; with set by Marilynn Danitz.
--premiere: 3-Of-A-Kind, New York City
--2-week New York City run, 3-Of-A-Kind

--Award: Meet The Composer grant
--Award: Outstanding Dance Theatre Work Of The Year
--broadcast, Dance Brew, New York City
--Award: Real Art Ways National Residency, funded by The National Endowment for the Arts
--Award: Features International grant

99 BELLS OF CORTONA
, full-evening dance/theater work, in collaboration with Bill Parker, choreographer, with script and songs composed by Danitz and Parker.
--premiere: The Opera House, Cortona, Italy

           "You have done the most good for Italian-American relations since the War;
           you accomplished having the Cardinal of the Catholic Church and the Head
           of the Communist Party appear in the same room for the first time since
           World War II!"
                                                                                                        ...The Mayor of Cortona, Italy


BIOFEEDBACK
, a dance/theater work with music composed specifically for the piece by Dan Halprin, percussian and rattles, chimes, and ancient wooden flutes, played live.
--premiere: San Francisco Dance Gallery, Oberlin Dance Collective
--Larry Richardson Dance Gallery, New York City
- with sculpture by Maria Long

             "You have a deep understanding of human emotions."
                                     ...Marjorie Mussman, Choreographer, Joffrey Ballet, International Ballet Competition, Moscow

             "Marilynn captured her audiences with her intense knowledge of dance art.
             I was very impressed by her variety of choreographic talent."
                                                                                       ...Kaz Zmuda, Artistic Director, Pacific Ballet, San Francisco


SEMBLANCES
, music composed and played live by Borah Bergman, set by Marilynn Danitz.
--premiere: The Performance Loft, Albany, NY

--chosen for National Educational Broadcasting TV program, Arts in Action


Dances Multi-Media Works Full-Evening Performance
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