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Secret of the Waterfall

03/01/1983

Part of NTW Master Dubbing: 8/98


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Program
Secret of the Waterfall
Program Description

A video dance by Charles Atlas and Douglas Dunn. Performers include Susan Blankensop, Douglas Dunn, Diane Frank, John McLaughlin, Deborah Riley and Grazia Della-Terza. “Secret of the Waterfall,” 1983, was created by video artist Charles Atlas and choreographer Douglas Dunn. The work features Douglas Dunn and dancers in various indoor and outdoor locations on Martha's Vineyard, performing Dunn's quirky, spirited choreography. A pair of poets, Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, enter the scenes, reading their work from clipboards, providing a score for the dancers and occasionally interacting with them physically. Movement is seen in a beach-house-style dwelling, in a country field, at a beach club, and a church or municipal building.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Performance in a Studio
Topics
Performing Arts
Dance
Citation
Chicago: “Secret of the Waterfall,” 03/01/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2F930E9D3F44939B659A38136BC676E.
MLA: “Secret of the Waterfall.” 03/01/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2F930E9D3F44939B659A38136BC676E>.
APA: Secret of the Waterfall. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2F930E9D3F44939B659A38136BC676E
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