1. Vital Signs

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    From the vaults, as perhaps can be seen by the ugly color, courtesy video technology circa 1992, the year Vital Signs won a BESSIE. Wonderful music by Van Morrison makes it worth watching until the…

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    • In the Dark

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      I'm uploading this 1984 video here so that I can link it to my blogspot. It was shot on 3/4 inch tape in one take, during rehearsal, in the Ted Shawn Theater while we were in residency at Jacob's…

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      • Where the Dance Is

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        In the spring of 2009, choreographer Doug Elkins worked with 8 students from Beacon, a public high school in New York City. This documentary follows the process of their rehearsals, as the kids gain…

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        • Arthur & Aileen

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          This short documentary takes place during rehearsals in a tiny New York apartment which can barely contain the combined energy of dancer Arthur Aviles and his mentor, Aileen Passloff. Arthur is a…

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          • Dancing in the Streets 1987

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            This performance used material drawn from a concert dance called Liquid Measure, as well as sketches for the soon-to-be-shot half-hour for PBS, Mountainview. On the upper level, we danced - improvising…

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            • BRICKTOWN

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              A vibrant non-narrative dance film. Urgent and carnal, red dresses against rough brick, flesh against the fire escape. BRICKTOWN is a dance video shot in an abandoned factory, set to the compelling…

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              • Year, Make & Model

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                "Hey, everybody, the party's on at the car repair shop but work will go on in the shop as usual. The girls are bringing balloons, Joey says he'll drive Poppa. Bets are on about who…

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                • Brother's Keeper

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                  A moody space of striking dark and light where 3 young men explore their social, physical and animal natures.  In solos, duets and trios, they gradually disrobe, shaking off the gaze of the spectator…

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                  • TALES TOLD IN THE WOODS (abbreviated)

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                    TALES TOLD IN THE WOODS was presented in September 2011, as part of a site-specific festival called Open For Dancing, performed in the Yew Forest at Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown, Rhode Island.…

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                    • Considering an Exhibition

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                      A photographer wrestles with his conscience in his small attic studio at night. In a crisis of faith, he keeps returning to his stark black-and-white images for proof that what he does matters. After…

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