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An evening with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Videotape)

An evening with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Videotape)

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-788Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Jamison, Judith
  • Jamison, Judith.
  • Roxas, Elizabeth
  • Clark, Danny
  • Mesh, Sharrell
  • Robinson, Renée
  • Berry, April
  • Brown, Kevin
  • Manning, Deborah
  • Glenmore, Ralph
  • Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015
  • Nugent, Rodney
  • Bailey, Carl, 1955-1990
  • Riseling, Jonathan
  • Banks, Marilyn
  • De Loatch, Gary
  • Beatty, Talley
  • Grimm, Thomas.
  • Ailey, Alvin.
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
1 cassette. 108 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • Divining (Choreographic work : Jamison)
  • Stack-up (Choreographic work : Beatty)
  • Cry (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Made-for-television performance co-produced by Danmarks Radio/ZDF/RM Arts in association with ORF. Produced and directed by Thomas Grimm. Licensed worldwide by NVC Arts International. Distributed as a videotape by Home Vision, a Films Incorporated company, Chicago, Ill.
  • Performed by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Includes interviews with Ailey and Judith Jamison.
CONTENTS. - Divining. Chor: Judith Jamison; mus: Kimati Dinizulu and Monti Ellison; cos: Masazumi Chaya; lighting: Chenault Spence. Danced by Elizabeth Roxas, Carl Bailey, Debora Chase, Jonathan Riseling, Renee Robinson, and ensemble. - Revelations. Chor: Alvin Ailey; mus: Traditional; scen/cos: Ves Harper; lighting: Nicola Cernovitch. Dancers: "I been buked": April Berry, Marilyn Banks, Chase, Barbara Pouncie, Sharrell Mesh, Deborah Manning, Kevin Brown, Rodney Nugent, Danny Clark; "Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel": Clark, Mesh, Robinson; "Fix me Jesus": Berry, Brown; "Take me to the water"/Processional: Ensemble; "Wading in the water": Manning, Ralph Glenmore, Berry; "I want to be ready": Dudley Williams; "Move, members, move"/"Sinner man": Nugent, Bailey, Riseling; "The day is past and gone"/"You may run on"/"Rocka my soul in the bosom of Abraham": Company. - The stack-up. Chor: Talley Beatty; mus: Earth, Wind & Fire; David Gates; Grover Washington, Jr.; Fearless Four; Alphonze Mouzon; scen: adapted from "Under the bridge," a painting by Romare Bearden; cos: Carol Vollet Garner; lighting: Tom Skelton. Danced by Glenmore, Banks, Gary DeLoatch and others. - Cry. Chor: Ailey; mus: Alice Coltrane, Laura Nyro, and Chuck Griffin. Danced by Deborah Manning.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-788
An evening with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Videotape)
Local Subject
Television. Divining.
Television. Revelations.
Television. The stack-up.
Television. Cry.
Television. An evening with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Added Author
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Ailey, Alvin, interviewee.
Jamison, Judith, choreographer.
Jamison, Judith. Interviewee
Roxas, Elizabeth, dancer.
Clark, Danny, dancer.
Mesh, Sharrell, dancer.
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Berry, April, dancer.
Brown, Kevin, dancer.
Manning, Deborah, dancer.
Glenmore, Ralph, dancer.
Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015, dancer.
Nugent, Rodney, dancer.
Bailey, Carl, 1955-1990, dancer.
Riseling, Jonathan, dancer.
Banks, Marilyn, dancer.
De Loatch, Gary, dancer.
Beatty, Talley, choreographer.
Grimm, Thomas. Producer. Director
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Ailey, Alvin. Revelations
Added Title
Divining (Choreographic work : Jamison)
Stack-up (Choreographic work : Beatty)
Cry (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-788
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