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Alive From Off Center; Rotary Action

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"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 Whitehall Chapel in London. Directed by Geoff Dunlap. The work broadcast as a segment of "Alive From Off Center: Solos, Duets and Pizza." "Alive From Off Center" was established in 1985 as a production of KTCA (St. Paul - Minneapolis) . The show featured independent works by artists in a variety of media. Its showcase format was similar to the Workshop's "New Television" series. At some point the series changed its name to "ALIVE TV." Many works created by or for the Workshop were also shown on "Alive From Off Center." Additionally, some Workshop produced pieces were co-produced and/or commissioned by KTCA specifically for the series. Susan Dowling served as Executive Producer for these programs. Approximate date: 1984


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Series
Alive From Off Center
Title

Rotary Action

Series Description

"Alive From Off Center" was established in 1985 as a production of KTCA (St. Paul - Minneapolis) . The show featured independent works by artists in a variety of media. Its showcase format was similar to the Workshop's "New Television" series. At some point the series changed its name to "ALIVE TV." Many works created by or for the Workshop were also shown on "Alive From Off Center." Additionally, some Workshop produced pieces were coproduced and/or commissioned by KTCA specifically for the series. Susan Dowling served as Executive Producer for these programs. Series release date: 1985

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Dance
Dunlap, Geoff
Jones, Bill T.
Modern dance
Zane, Arnie, 1948-1988
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Alive From Off Center; Rotary Action,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7D9F66EF45F45148260B52991B48804.
MLA: “Alive From Off Center; Rotary Action.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7D9F66EF45F45148260B52991B48804>.
APA: Alive From Off Center; Rotary Action. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7D9F66EF45F45148260B52991B48804
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