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Video clip of Rotary Action

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Rotary Action

Extent:
1 videoreel of 1 : sd., col. ; 1 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
See "Solos, Duets, and Pizzas" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

Copyright Date:
1984

Artists:
Dunlap, Geoff
Jones, Bill T.
Zane, Arnie

Background:
A version of "Rotary Action" was the duet featured in "Solos, Duets, and Pizza," aired on the PBS series "Alive From Off Center" in the U.S. and on Channel 4 in the U.K.

Scope:
Includes a 1" master of the work and 3/4" screening tapes containing various versions of the work. See "Solos, Duets, and Pizzas" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

"Rotary Action," 1984, is a work created by Geoff Dunlap and produced by the London-based Illuminations Inc. for WGBH. "Rotary Action" features the choreography of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, who perform various segments of a spirited duet in White Hall Chapel in London.

Music is by Peter Gordon.

The two wear simple dance clothes.



Director:
Dunlap, Geoff

Producers:
Dunlap, Geoff
Dowling, Susan (WGBH)
Illuminations (London)

Coproducers:
Channel Four Television, London
WGBH Educational Foundation

Editors:
Davidson, Stuart
Nunnery, Ray (Online Editor)

Performers:
Jones, Bill T.
Zane, Arnie

Subjects:
Modern dance


Genre:
Dance

See Also:
Solos, Duets, and Pizza





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