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Music & Stage


Elliot Caplan worked with

composer John Cage from 1983

until Cage's death in 1992.

Cage composed the music for

five of Caplan's films.

1983-1992, 16mm, various
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 Roswell Rudd


Filmed live,

le Poisson Rouge, New York City, November 2015.

2015, HD, color/sound, 85:13 & 59:29


A 26-screen, 3-channel stage performance in collaboration with composer Michael Gordon.

1996-1998, 16mm, color/b&w/sound, 75:00
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A collaboration with

composer Michael Gordon..

1991, S-VHS & 8mm, color/sound, 60:00
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 David Felder

Collaborations for stage and screen with the renowned American composer of chamber, choral, orchestral, and electronic music.

2006 - present, HD Video, various


Chelsea Market,

New York City,

November 12, 2018

2019, HD, color/sound, 102:00


A multi-monitor stage collaboration with performer Bill Irwin

presented at The Circle Theater,

New York.

1999, DV, b&w/silent, 5:00

A 4-channel, multi-monitor

video and music installation

in collaboration with

composer Michael Gordon.

1996, Betacam, color/sound, 22:00

 Richard Foreman

Four plays by noted playwright and theater director Richard Foreman have been recorded live by

Elliot Caplan.

2003-2007, DV, color/sound, various

 Steel Work

Choreography, Robert Poole

Dancers, Ballet Linz

Music, Philip Glass, David Bowie, Brian Eno

Commissioned by Landestheater,

Linz, Austria

2002, 16mm/DV, color/sound, 48:00

A 3-channel, multi-monitor stage performance with Sasha Waltz & Guests.

1996, DV, color/sound, 60:00
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