THE LURE OF THE LOON, I,
multi-media work, in collaboration with photographer, Jerry Uelsmann,
music by Ingram Marshall, Loon Calls from The National Audubon Society
--premiere: The Joffrey Studio, City Center, New York City
DANCER XING, PART I-- --in collaboration
with painter, Deeje Mitchell Justice, photographer, Richard Longman,
and sculptor, David Channon, costumes by Mitchell Holsmann, music
from Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music
and Acoustics, commissioned for SOHO DANCES, sponsored in part from a grant from The New
York State Council on the Arts.
--premiere: The Amos Eno Gallery, New York City
--An Evening with Marilynn Danitz, Amos Eno Gallery, New York City
--Dance Festival, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY
--The Living Theatre, New York City
--The Virginia Beach Center for the Arts. Virginia Beach
--The Nanatsudera Performance Theatre, Nagoya, Japan
--The National Institute of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
--The Si Li Tainan College of Arts and Economics, Tainan, Taiwan
--The Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, The People's Republic
--The Academy of the Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii
...Kevin Cooper, Director, The Amos Eno Gallery, NYC
"I liked Marilynn Danitz's dance, 'DANCER XING'. I loved the
the beginning...the signs. The images were very strong,
felt the honesty and the naturalness in the movement... ...its
The work is motivated. I loved
the projections on the body ...the coloring
I liked the way the dance took its time to build... ...and
the taking off, the stripping off the costume...
. ...and the signs "NO", "RECKLESS", "DROPPING
OFF THE EDGE"...
up subjective feelings in me which I liked. I
loved the bubble. The softness of
that was another place...a secret
It was mysterious and wonderful...so captivating! I loved the order...the information that you get from that part,
directions, the bisons, the jumping deer. It had tremendous images and integrity."
...Dan Wagoner, Looking at Dance
"Beautiful! The images were so riveting that I didn't know where I was,
but I wasn't lost in space. It set up an environment for me. I got
lost in it.
The images were wonderful--quite original."
...Carolyn Adams, Looking at Dance
DANCER XING, PARTS II AND III,
in collaboration with photographer Richard Longman; and sculptors,
Deeje Mitchell Justice and David Channon; music from Stanford University's
Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.
--premiere: An Evening with Marilynn Danitz, The Amos Eno Gallery,
THE CALL OF THE LOON, in collaboration
with photographer, Jerry Uelsmann; a full-evening multi-media group
work with guest artist, Sjabbe von Selfhout, singer/performance artist
from Barcelona; commissioned by The IATI International Performance
--premiere: CUANDO, New York City
Anne Walsemann Photo: Richard Longman
THE LURE OF THE LOON, II, dance/theatre,
multi-media workin collaboration with world- famous photographer,
Jerry Uelsmann, and guest artist, Sjabbe von Selfhout, singer/performance
artist from Barcelona.
--premiere: The Festival, CSC Theatre, New York City, (one-week run)
* Pic of the Week, New York Press
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
"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...
of reality...images of loneliness, mystery and exhilaration
held our attention,
willing to challenge our memories and tickle our imagination. More work would
...Brin Quell, The Times Union
"genius...profoundly moved by the memorable images and shifting moods
to tragic)...the cumulative effect was of a riverlike flow that had the
of an 'argument'."
...Johanna Fried, Metroland
* broadcast on NBC
A LOON IN THE CHAPEL, 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
LOONING WITH THE GREAT NORTHERN DIVER,
commissioned by The Tompkins Square Arts Festival, music
composed by Lefferts Brown and played live by Illegal Frequencies with vocalist, Fulya; sculpture by David Channon; costumes by Mitchell
Holsman; music Intro played on Whelk Seashells.
--premiere: Tompkins Square Arts Festival, New York City
--Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Festival, Glens Falls, NY
--Washington Park, Albany, NY
"On the other hand, the performance art group, High Frequency Wavelengths,
who presented Looning with the Great Northern Diver was excellent. Choreographed
byMarilynn Danitz this group gave a captivating performance,
moved sensuously among the trees to the exotic music of Lefferts
...Nora Bulfin, The East Villager
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