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Third world dance: Tracing roots: Legendary women

Third world dance: Tracing roots: Legendary women [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-2818Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Lewis, Julinda.
  • Baker-Scott, Shawneequa.
  • Chenzira, Ayoka.
  • Sandler, Kathe.
  • Low, Betty.
  • Harvey, Dyane
  • Ipiotis, Celia.
  • Bush, Jeffrey C.
  • ARC Videodance (Firm)
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (28 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 3/4 in.
Guests are Shawneequa Baker-Scott, a dancer, teacher, and choreographer; Ayoka Chenzira, producer/director of the film Syvilla - They dance to her drum; and Kathe Sandler, producer/director of the film Remembering Thelma. They discuss the lives and influence of two outstanding black women, Syvilla Fort and Thelma Hill. Both are remembered as performers, Hill with Alvin Ailey's company and Fort with Katherine Dunham, and as inspirational teachers. Excerpts are screened from the films Remembering Thelma and Syvilla - They dance to her drum (b&w), as well as an excerpt from Baker-Scott's Every mother's child (b&w), danced by herself and Dyane Harvey. In the commentary Esoterica balletica, Betty Low recalls Loie Fuller's innovative use of lighting.
Series Statement
Eye on dance ; 30
  • Produced by ARC Videodance as part of the television series Eye on dance. Recorded on October 15, 1981 at Arc Videodance Studio, New York. Telecast on October 26, 1981. Producers: Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush. [Video] director: Richard Sheridan. Program director: Celia Ipiotis. Technical director: Jeff Bush. Host: Julinda Lewis.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2818
Third world dance: Tracing roots: Legendary women [videorecording]
Eye on dance ; 30
Local Subject
Television. Eye on dance.
Television. Third world dance.
Local Subject
Television. Esoterica balletica.
Motion pictures. Remembering Thelma.
Motion pictures. Syvilla - They dance to her drum.
Added Author
Lewis, Julinda. Host
Baker-Scott, Shawneequa. ive, dancer.
Chenzira, Ayoka. Interviewee
Sandler, Kathe. Interviewee
Low, Betty. Commentator
Harvey, Dyane, dancer.
Ipiotis, Celia. Producer
Bush, Jeffrey C. Producer
ARC Videodance (Firm)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2818
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