New Television Workshop Collection

New Television Workshop Collection Program MaterialsFrames of Reference



Cityscape

Copyright Date:
1975?

Artists:
Beatty, Talley
Dance Company from the National Center for African-American Artists

Extent:
1 videoreel of 1 (5:48 min.) : sd., col. ; 2 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (5:48 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
2 folders
See related records for descriptions of additional videos containing this work.

Background:
This work was created by the Workshop with the WGBH series "Say Brother" and broadcast as a segment in the "Frames of Reference" dance showcase "A Place to Dance."

Scope:
Includes a 2" master and 3/4" screening tape. Two folders contain memorandums about the development of the piece, production notes, and informal logs. See related records for descriptions of additional videos containing this work.

In "Cityscape," choreographed by Talley Beatty, dancers from the Dance Company from the National Center for African-American Artists, costumed in brightly suspendered skirts and pants, perform a series of lively traveling phrases on paved surfaces. The piece is shot from an angle that emphasizes diagonals.



Performers:
Bradlove, Joella
Brown, Ann
Grey, Paul
Richardson, Kim
Saunders, Keith
Wheelock, Lewis

Subjects:
Modern dance


Genre:
Dance

See Also:
Place to Dance, A





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