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Frames of Reference; Dance Journeys

05/26/1983

Part of NTW Master Dubbing: 8/98


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Series
Frames of Reference
Program
Dance Journeys
Series Description

“Frames of Reference” was a series that began circa 1978. Half-hour shows were produced to showcase commissioned and already created works. It was around this time that the focus of the Workshop shifted, to concentrate more heavily on creating works for broadcast. During its time, “Frames of Reference” was the focus of the Workshop’s national arts programming effort. In an attempt to raise funds and foster collaboration, Workshop personnel approached and visited several public television stations nationwide. The major collaborative relationship was with WGBH’s “sister station,” WGBY (Springfield, Mass.). Among the featured artists were Meredith Monk, Remy Charlip, Trisha Brown, and Peter Campus. In 1981, “Frames of Reference” was packaged and offered to PBS, during what is known as “flex time” and was broadcast by WGBH, WNET (New York), and WGBY (Springfield, Mass.). “Frames of Reference” ended as a series ca. 1983, because of a lack of funding. Series release date: 1978

Program Description

In this special, created to showcase Workshop dance productions, four individual works taking place in unusual locations are presented. The works included are: “Images Diffused by Time” “Inhabitant of Another Place” “Ellis Island” “Imaginary Crossing”

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Film and Television
Citation
Chicago: “Frames of Reference; Dance Journeys,” 05/26/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E0C6581963546AC9F13A35C2B0025C2.
MLA: “Frames of Reference; Dance Journeys.” 05/26/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E0C6581963546AC9F13A35C2B0025C2>.
APA: Frames of Reference; Dance Journeys. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E0C6581963546AC9F13A35C2B0025C2
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