Completed Works

  • Paul Taylor: Process, 2016 - present

  • ABT In The Studio: Jessica Lang's Her Notes

  • A Gift To Be Simple

  • Curtain Up: School of American Ballet Workshop,"Live From Lincoln Center", for PBS. National broadcast in December 2014.

  • MY NAME IS RAINER THOMPSON AND I'VE LOST IT COMPLETELY, 2014, HD Video, color/sound, 82:00, with Richard Foreman.

  • Two Solos, 2013, Choreographed and performed by HOLLEY FARMER, HD Video, color/sound, 14:00

  • The Making of 'Once Every Day', 2013, 18-part documentary featuring Richard Foreman, HD video, color/sound, 1043:00

  • Once Every Day, written & directed by Richard Foreman, 2012, SD Video, color/sound, 67:00, Producer, Line Producer & Production Director.

  • WTC 9/11, composer Steve Reich, with Kronos Quartet — Elliot Caplan/voice

  • Emergent Forms Part III, 2011, HD VIDEO, 24P, color/sound, 16:00

  • Emergent Forms Parts I & II, 2010, HD VIDEO, 24P, color/sound, 32:00

  • The Weekly Parsha Shiur with Reb Dovid Feinstein (2010 - ongoing)

  • 15 Days Of Dance: The Making of 'Ghost Light' / Abridged Version, 2010, DV/HD, color, sound, 110:00, with American Ballet Theatre

  • 15 Days of Dance, The Making of 'Ghost Light', 2010, DV/HD, color/sound, 22.5 hours comprised of 20 DVD discs, Choreographed by Brian Reeder, Music by Aaron Copland, with American Ballet Theatre, 1354:00

  • Gary Lichtenstein: 35 Years of Screenprinting, 2010, HD Video 24P, color/sound, 16:00

  • Shamayim, 2009, DVD, released by Albany Records, 5.1 Surround Sound

  • Shamayim, 2008, 24P & DV Video, color/sound, 36:00, with music by David Felder

  • UTango, 2002, DV, color/sound, 9:00, the dance form applied to the screen as an abstract painterly image

  • Steel Work, 2002, DV, color/b&w/sound, multi-screen theatrical performance with orchestra & ballet; music: Heroes Symphony by Philip Glass, David Bowie and Brian Eno; 16:30 & 48:00

  • Wake Up Mr. Sleepy! Your Unconscious Mind is Dead!, 2007, 24P Digital Video, color/sound, 65:00. Documentation of play by Richard Foreman.

  • Windows & Lenses, 2007, DV, color/b&w/sound, 18:00. Portrait of the artist Rebecca DiDomenico.

  • Chashmal, 2006, DV, color/sound, 11:11, with composer David Felder

  • Zomboid!, 2006, DV, color/sound, 65:00. Documentation of play by Richard Foreman.

  • Merce Cunningham Collection: Volume 1, Three Films by Merce Cunningham & Elliot Caplan. Total Film Home Entertainment, The Netherlands, DVD, 2005

  • July 4, 2005 NYC, 2005, DV, color/sound, 4:44, with Open Music Ensemble

  • Bialystoker Synagogue, 2004, HD/DVD, color/sound, 18:00

  • King Cowboy Rufus Rules The Universe, 2004, DV, color/sound, 72:00. Documentation of play by Richard Foreman.

  • Five Lives/Five Stories, 2003, DV, BetaSP, color/b&w/sound, 8:00. Produced for the Metropolitan Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty, honoring New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg.

  • Panic, 2003, DV, color/sound, 82:00. Documentation of play by Richard Foreman.

  • Steel Work, 2002, DV, film, color/b&w/sound, 48:00. Experimental film with music by Philip Glass, David Bowie, and Brian Eno.

  • UTANGO, 2002, DV, color/sound, 9:30. Dance film shot in Argentina.

  • To Be In America, 2001, DV, color/b&w/silent, 46:00. Multi-screen theatrical performance with orchestra & ballet. Earlier performance version of Steel Work.

  • Beach Birds, 1999, video installation v. 2, 35mm, 16mm, color/b&w/sound, 2-channel multi-monitor installation with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 26:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham/Music, John Cage.

  • MR. IMAGE, 1999, DV, b&w/silent, Multi-monitor installation with performance artist Bill Irwin, 5:00

  • Reading Room Restored, 1999, DV Video, color/sound, 5:30. Made for PBS.

  • Jackson Pollock @ MoMA, 1998, DV Video, color/sound, 7:00. Made for PBS.

  • Maya Lin: Pure Landscape, 1998, DV Video, color/sound, 7:00. Made for PBS.

  • Four Points Of Radiance, 1998, DV Video, color/sound, 48:00

  • INSTALLATIONS, 1996-8, 16mm, multi-monitor installation 3-channel stage performance with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, b&w/sound, 30:00

  • Beach Birds, 1995, video installation v. 1, 35mm, 16mm, color/b&w/sound, multi-monitor installation with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 26:00

  • WEATHER, 1996-8, 16mm, 8mm, BetaSP, 26-screen, 3-channel stage performance in collaboration with composer Michael Gordon, color/b&w/sound, 75:00

  • Carmen Backstage/Metropolitan Opera, 1996, DV, BetaCam, color/sound, 7:00. Made for PBS. Produced at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.

  • Grand Dairy, 1996, BetaCam, color/sound, 4-channel multi-monitor video/music installation in collaboration with composer Michael Gordon, 22:00

  • Allee Der Kosmonauten, 1996, color/sound,digital video, 3-channel multi-monitor stage performance with Sasha Waltz & Guests, 60:00

  • CRWDSPCR, 1996, 16mm, color/sound with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 56:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham; Music, John King.

  • Close-Up On Berlin, 1996, BetaCam, color/sound, 28:00. Commission for Deutsche Tanzfilm.

  • Merce, 1996, 16mm, BetaSP, color/sound, 7:00. Made for PBS.

  • Cyberart, Hi-8mm, BetaSP, color/sound, 7:00. Made for PBS.

  • What Price Freedom, 1995, HI-8mm, BetaSP, color/sound, 7:00. Made for PBS.

  • Music/Video Event #1, 1995, 16mm, 8mm, BetaCam, color/b&w/sound, 22:00

  • Industry, 1993, S-VHS, color/sound in collaboration with composer Michael Gordon, 11:00

  • Beach Birds For Camera, 1992, 35mm, b&w/color/sound with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 28:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham; Music, John Cage. View film.

  • Cage/Cunningham, 1991, 16mm, BetaCam, 8mm, S-VHS, color / b&w / sound, 95:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham; Music, John Cage.

  • Van Gogh Video Opera, 1991, S-VHS, 8mm, color/sound with composer Michael Gordon, 60:00

  • Changing Steps, 1989, BetaCam, color/sound with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 35:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham; Music, John Cage.

  • Cunningham Dance Technique: Intermediate Level, 1987, BetaCam, color/sound, 57:00

  • Points In Space, 1986, 1", color/sound with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 30:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham; Music, John Cage.

  • Deli Commedia, 1985, 3/4", color/sound, 18:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham; Music, Pat Richter.

  • Cunningham Dance Technique: Elementary Level, 1985, 3/4", color/sound, 30:00. Choreography, Merce Cunningham.

  • Robert S. Zakanitch, 1982, 16mm, color/sound, 20:00. Produced on the Retrospective Exhibition of one of America’s finest painters.   

 

Theatrical Stage Design

  • Chashmal, single-channel video with composer David Felder, September 2006

  • To Be In America, multi-screen single-channel video with Bruckner Orchestra and Ballet Linz, Landestheater, Linz, Austria, 2001

  • MR. IMAGE, with performer Bill Irwin, The Roundabout Theatre, New York, June 1999.

  • Installations, Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, with Merce Cunningham Dance Company, October 1997 and in Paris Opera Garnier, January 1998.

  • Weather, with composer Michael Gordon and orchestra ENSEMBLE RESONANZ, sponsored by the Siemens Foundation Kultur Program and Oper Bonn, 1996. Re-staged for new music festival Bochum, Germany 2001.

  • Van Gogh Video Opera, with composer Michael Gordon featured at Bang On A Can Festival and Akademie der Bildenden Kunst, Vienna, 1991.

  • Alle der Kosmonauten sixteen-screen monitor installation for live performance with German dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests, 1996 - present.

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