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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording]

Title
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording]
Publication
1983.

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Description
1 videocassette (76 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Virginia Brooks.
Uniform Title
  • Diary (Choreographic work : Taylor-Corbett)
  • Lament (Choreographic work : Johnson)
  • Liberian suite (Choreographic work : Truitte after Horton)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Kenneth Keith.
Event (note)
  • Single camera record videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, N.Y., as part of the Riverside Dance Festival, on February 13, 1983 ; videography, Virginia Brooks.
Contents
  • Liberian suite: Five dances of celebration / choreography, James Truitte, restaged and freely adapted from the original by Lester Horton ; music, Duke Ellington (Liberian suite) ; costumes, A. Christina Giannini ; cast: Prologue: Debbie L. Blunden, Blain Evans, Armon E. Miller, Dwight R. Rhoden, Thelma Smith, David St. Charles, Linda Sugimoto, Kevin Ward, Sheri Williams, Dawn M. Wood, Calvin N. Young, and Cecil Slaughter ; Dance #1: Ward, Williams, Wood, and Company ; Dance #2: Blunden, Miller, Smith, Sugimoto, and Wood ; Dance #3: Ward and Williams ; Dance #4: Blunden, Rhoden, St. Charles, and Smith ; Dance #5: Trio and Company.
  • Diary / choreography and costumes, Lynne Taylor-Corbett ; music, words and music sung by Judith Lander ; danced by Ward and Williams.
  • Lament / choreography and costumes, Louis Johnson ; music, Heitor Villa-Lobos ; danced by Smith and Ward, with St. Charles, Sugimoto, Evans, Miller, Rhoden, Williams, Wood, and Young.
  • Night at Tunisia's / choreography, Debbie Blunden ; music, collage of music by Dizzy Gillespie, Fran Paparella, Chaka Khan, F. Lederman, A. Baboff, Al Jarreau, Tom Channing, and Jay Graydon ; costumes, Darren Chattman ; danced by Williams and Wood, with Miller, Smith, Rhoden, Young, and St. Charles.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-334
Title
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording]
Imprint
1983.
Event
Single camera record videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, N.Y., as part of the Riverside Dance Festival, on February 13, 1983 ; videography, Virginia Brooks.
Credits
Lighting, Kenneth Keith.
Performer
Performed by the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Local Subject
Television. Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Added Author
Blunden, Debbie, choreographer, dancer.
Miller, Armon, dancer.
Rhoden, Dwight, dancer.
St. Charles, David, dancer.
Ward, Kevin D., dancer.
Williams, Sheri, dancer.
Wood, Dawn, dancer.
Young, Calvin Norris, dancer.
Slaughter, Cecil, dancer.
Brooks, Virginia Loring, videorapher.
Truitte, James, choreographer.
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953, choreographer.
Giannini, Christina, costume designer.
Taylor-Corbett, Lynne, choreographer.
Taylor-Corbett, Lynne, costume designer.
Johnson, Louis, 1930- choreographer.
Johnson, Louis, 1930- costume designer.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974, composer (expression)
Villa-Lobos, Heitor, composer (expression)
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, performer.
Riverside Dance Festival.
Added Title
Liberian suite (Choreographic work : Truitte after Horton)
Diary (Choreographic work : Taylor-Corbett)
Lament (Choreographic work : Johnson)
Gift of Virginia Brooks.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-334
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