October 20, 2006

VSA North Fourth Art Center presents

 
Cathy Weis Projects

All works conceived and directed by Cathy Weis, and created in collaboration with the performers

 

A Bad Spot Hurts Like Mad (2001)

Created in collaboration with Scott Heron
Performers: Scott Heron and Elizabeth Ward
Lighting: Emily Stork
Music: Zeena Parkins
Video: Cathy Weis
Set: Clare Dolan
Costumes: Scott Heron
Props: Phil Marden
 

– Transition –

 
Electric Haiku: Calm as Custard (2005)

A Dance in 6 Parts: When Technology and the Human Body Become Partners, Who Leads?

Performers: Steve Hamilton, Scott Heron, Jennifer Miller, Elizabeth Ward and Cathy Weis
Lighting: Emily Stork
Live Sound: Steve Hamilton
Video: Cathy Weis
Costumes: Scott Heron, Kelly Horrigan, Danny Michaelson
Set and Puppet: Alessandra Nichols
TV Cradle: Geoffrey Nosach

 

Many thanks to Marj Neset, Susanna Kearny, Lina Jabra, Colby Landers, Jessica Barkl,  Cathy Edwards,  Marion Koltun Dienstag, Steve Hamilton and Mad Mad Judy, Cynthia Hedstrom, Jocelyn Joson, Lynn and Edward Kable, Arnie Malina, Jan Schmidt and Madeleine Nichols, Janet Stapleton, Michael Utevsky, Andrew Ward.

A heartfelt thanks to all my past performers and collaborators: Ishmael Houston-Jones, Annie Iobst, Audrey Kindred, Parnell Klug, Phil Marden, Jennifer Monson, Ruben Puenteduras, Ksenia Vidyaykina.

We gratefully acknowledge the special cooperation of the Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, for creating an archival videotaped record of this work.