The Dances of Mary Wigman

The Dances of Mary Wigman

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This DVD documentary includes interviews with dancers and the reconstructor, as well as photographs and original footage of Wigman dancing.

Choreography: Mary Wigman
Costume Design: Christine Smith
Lighting Design: Michael Wellborn
Reconstruction: Elizabeth Fisher 1995 – 1996
Staging: Elizabeth Fisher
Rehearsal Direction: Hannah C. Wiley
Suite Title: Schwingende Landschaft (Swinging Landscapes)
Suite Premiere Date: 1929
Suite Music: Hans Hastings
Suite Musical Transcription: Francis Fong, Miranda Ding
Suite Musician: Asta Vaicekonis

Dance 1: Hexentanz (Witch Dance)
Dancers: Maria Simpson
Music: Ernest Provencher
Premiere Date: 1926/1995
Performance Date: February 2001
Performance Location: Meany Studio Theater, University of Washington

Dance 2 : Seraphic Song
Dancers: Maria Simpson
Performance Date: February 2001
Performance Location: Meany Studio Theater, University of Washington

Dance 3: Pastorale
Dancers: Holley Farmer
Performance Date: February 1996
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington

Dance 4: Dance of Summer
Dancers: Elizabeth Cooper
Performance Date: February 2001
Performance Location: Meany Studio Theater, University of Washington

Credits: UW Royalty Research Fund, Donald E. Petersen Endowed Professorship, Thom Heileson/Scopic Studios, UWTV, Danish Film Institute