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Collisions (Louis Falco)

Extent:
3 folders
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Background:
This was originally shot for and included in the experimental drama "Collisions," which was never broadcast. It was broadcast as a segment of the "Frames of Reference" dance showcase "A Place to Dance."

Scope:
Black-and-white negatives, contact sheets, and photographic prints from the production set exist. A set of color slides also documents the production. See related records for descriptions of videos containing this work.

Louis Falco's company and young Harvard Summer School dancers perform a work in an abandoned Watertown arsenal. The piece presents images of class struggle, with Falco's dancers portraying a privileged elite and the Harvard students representing the workers.

Falco's dancers are in tuxedos and the young students wear gray and white sweat clothes.



Performers:
Louis Falco Dance Company
Harvard Summer School dance students

Subjects:
Modern dance
Social conflict


Genre:
Dance

See Also:
Collisions





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