Multi-Media Works


Allen Ginsberg
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NEW YORK POST WAVE

NEW YORK POST WAVE
, a full-evening dance/theatre work in collaboration with poet, Allen Ginsberg, composer and pianist, Borah Bergman, playing live; 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

LIGHT DREAMS
, multi-media work, commissioned by Maude Baum & Dancers.
--premiere: EBA Chapter House, Albany, NY

IT'S THE GORBY AND RAISA SHOW
, multi-media performance work, photography by Dennis Stock, with text from the media.
--premiere: Cafe Bustello, New York City

WHY STAY MORALLY CLEAN
, a full-evening, multi-media work, 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

PSYCHE PROPELLED
, modern ballet with projections of a Calendar of Mankind with Haiku-like text written by Marilynn Danitz, music composed by Michael Stearns on a sound sculpture, commissioned by The Berkshire Ballet
--premiere: The Theater of Pittsfield, MA
--Toured Springfield, Mass.; Conn.; Albany, New York City, NY

           "Wonderful, wonderful!...fascinating movement, marvelous sense of craft.
           There's something new of interest to grasp everytime I see it. That's a
           mark of good choreography!"
                                                                                         ...Paul Donahue, Lawyer for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

           "Your dance is a real conversation piece. Everyone is talking about it!"
                                                                                          ...John Duffy, Chairman of the Board, The Berkshire Ballet

           "You really touched me. You must be a beautiful person."
                                                                                          ...Gina Polastri, Mayor of Pittsfield, MA

           "In the beginning, it was so interesting, then I became fascinated, then
           it built and built and by the end, I was enthralled!"
                                                                                           ...Nancy Manes, Dance Publicist

            "Lovely, lovely piece...the ending especially is marvelous! You have a
            strong work going for you."
                                                                                            ...Edward Henckle, Choreographer

            "I don't know whether I like that dance--but I couldn't take my eyes off it!"
                                                                                           ...overheard Audience Member

             "At the end, you could hear a pin drop. People were so moved!"
                                                                                           ...Nancy Pierce, Ballet Mistress, The Berkshire Ballet

              "Wonderful choreography!"
                                                                                           ...Maude Baum, Maude Baum and Dancers


GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
, solo for dancer/martial artist, using slide projections of video games; sound score of video games mixed with interviews of kids playing the games; commissioned by Maude Baum Dance Theater.
--premiere: The EBA Chapter House, Albany, NY
--The Studio, San Francisco
--The Screening Series, Brooklyn Arts Council Association, New York City
--Video: chosen for The Sao Palo Video Festival Screening
--broadcast: Capital Cablevision, Albany, NY


OUR GUNS ARE STILL POINTED
, dance/theatre work on the Falkland Islands War; script written by Marilynn Danitz, with slide projections from news broadcasts, newspapers and magazines worldwide; music, a tape collage by Hank O'Neal of English and Argentinian composers.
--premiere: Washington Square Methodist Church, New York City
--EBA Chapter House, Albany --The Studio, San Francisco

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