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Speaking of Dance

 Organization

Modern dance company based in Denver, Colorado and founded by artistic director Deborah Reshotko; SPEAKING OF DANCE entertains and educates the public through performances, residencies and workshops; The company produces the choreography of its artistic director, Deborah Reshotko, who is interested in exploring concrete subject matter through dance, storytelling and music

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

A Dance to the Bunny Spirit You Released When I Ran You Over With My Car, 1997

 Item
Identifier: D002.01.0004.0033.00004
Overview Deborah Reshotko, artistic director for the Speaking of Dance dance company, performs in ''A Dance to the Bunny Spirity You Released When I Ran You Over With My Car.''
Dates: 1997

Administrative Files and Promotional Materials, 1996-2004

 Series
Identifier: D075.01
Scope and Contents This series contains board minutes, clippings, correspondence, grant applications, photos, and posters.
Dates: 1996-2004

Audiovisual Materials, 1999-2001

 Series
Identifier: D075.03
Scope and Contents This series contains cassette tapes.
Dates: 1999-2001

Box 1: Administrative Materials, 1996-2004

 File — Box: D075.0001
Identifier: D075.01.0001
Overview This box contains clippings, board minutes, programs, letters/thank yous from schools, certificates, grants, and photos from performances.
Dates: 1996-2004

Box 2: Deborah Reshotko Notebooks

 File — Box: D075.0002
Identifier: D075.02.0002
Overview This box contains (11) dance notation notebooks created by Deborah Reshotko related to performances done by Speaking of Dance.
Dates: 1996-2004

Box 3: Cassette Tapes, 1999-2001

 File — Box: D075.0003
Identifier: D075.03.0003
Overview This box contains (4) cassette tapes: (2) tapes from Colorado Public Radio titled "Speaking of Dance" (02/25/00), (1) tape titled "Traffic" (04/20/2001), and (1) tape titles "Odyssey 1st and 2nd Grades" (5/12/99) and RMSEL Dance and Economics (6/3/99)
Dates: 1999-2001

Box 4: Posters and Oversize Clippings, 1996-2004

 File — Box: D075.0004
Identifier: D075.01.0004
Overview This box contains posters and larger clippings related to Speaking of Dance performances.
Dates: 1996-2004

Box 5: "Kiva: What Do We Hold Sacred" Costumes, 2006

 File — Box: D075.0005
Identifier: D075.04.0005
Overview This box contains costumes from Speaking of Dance's performance "Kiva: What Do We Hold Sacred." This was a dance created for the 100th anniversary of Mesa Verde National Park. The patterns on the costumes reference pottery designs of the ancient Puebloans. Costumes were designed by Janetta Turner. Choreography by Deborah Reshotko.
Dates: 2006

Box 6: "Kiva" and "Halloween" Costumes, 1995-2006

 File — Box: D075.0006
Identifier: D075.04.0006
Overview This box contains costumes from Speaking of Dance's performance "Kiva: What Do We Hold Sacred" (2006) and "Halloween" (1995-2000). "Kiva: What Do We Hold Sacred" was a dance created for the 100th anniversary of Mesa Verde National Park. The patterns on the costumes reference pottery designs of the ancient Puebloans. Costumes were designed by Janetta Turner. Choreography by Deborah Reshotko. "Halloween" was a production performed with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Costumes included yellow and...
Dates: 1995-2006

Box 7: "Carnival of Animals" and "Spring Night's Moon" Costumes, 2003-2005

 File — Box: D075.0007
Identifier: D075.04.0007
Overview This box contains costumes for Speaking of Dance performances "Carnival of the Animals" and "Spring Night's Moon." "Carnival of the Animals" includes 3 categories of costumes (Poules et coqs, Aquarium, Le coucou au fond des bois). Poules et coqs costumes consists of (1) dark burgandy backed tulle rooster ruff, (2) yellow and red chick "butts," and (2) red and yellow headbands. Aquarium consists of (6) arm bands with flowing blue and red pieces. Le coucou au fonds des bois costumes...
Dates: 2003-2005