1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 4 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
See the record for "New Television, Episode 510 (1989)" for additional descriptions of videos containing this work.
Broadcast as a segment of Episode 510 of the 1989 season of "New Television." The work was shot at Target Productions in Boston, Massachusetts.
A 3/4" screening copy of the piece exists. See the record for "New Television, Episode 510 (1989)" for additional descriptions of videos containing this work.
"A boisterous, slapstick [dance] performance video, characteristic of television's ïLaugh In.'" -- WGBH press release
In this fast-paced work, three women and three men perform frantic gestures. Occasionally, they break into speech. "I see evil up on the hill," one of them proclaims, and is later contradicted with, "I see virtue up on the hill." Though often seated, the group rises to point in innumerable directions with large yellow arrows. Charles Moulton provided choreography for the work, which is performed by members of Concert Dance Company, as well as editing and direction. The piece is just under four minutes in length.
"A raucous saxophone and vocal score punctuate this whimsical dance production." -- WGBH press release
The music was composed and performed by Steve Elson.
The performers wear colorful, campy costumes (evocative of the 1970's) designed by Charles Atlas.
De Pierro, Joe (Online Editor)
Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities
di Muro, Peter
Van Horne, Larry Lee
New Television, Episode 510 (1989)
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