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Dance Theatre of Harlem

Title
Dance Theatre of Harlem [videorecording] / co-produced by Danmarks Radio and RM Arts ; produced and directed by Thomas Grimm.
Publication
U.S. : Home Vision, a Films Incorporated company, c1989.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1317Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Johnson, Virginia, 1950-
  • Deans, Joselli Audain
  • Graves, Lorraine
  • Magen, Hugues
  • Dabney, Stephanie
  • Smith, Lowell, 1951-2007
  • Anderson, Dean
  • Phifer-Moore, Cassandra
  • Shellman, Eddie J.
  • Hall, Yvonne
  • Jackson, Gregory
  • Perry, Ronald, 1955-
  • De Jager, Felicity
  • De Mille, Agnes
  • North, Robert, 1945-
  • Horton, Lester, 1906-1953
  • Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-
  • Gould, Morton, 1913-1996.
  • Simmons, Stanley.
  • Rosenstock, Milton.
  • Harper, Ves.
  • Michel, Carl, 1928-2004.
  • Namron
  • Downes, Bob.
  • Farmer, Peter.
  • Grimm, Thomas.
  • Martínez, Enrique, 1926-1998.
  • Truitte, James.
  • Hamilton, Judith.
  • De Mille, Agnes.
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem.
  • Danmarks radio.
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (116 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Summary
Performances of four ballets, Fall River legend, Troy game, The beloved, and John Henry, in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Uniform Title
  • Troy-game (Choreographic work : North)
  • Beloved (Choreographic work : Horton)
  • John Henry (Choreographic work : Mitchell)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Licensed worldwide by Reiner Moritz Associates Ltd.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Contents
  • Introduction by Arthur Mitchell, artistic director, who presents a brief history of the company (ca. 7 min.).
  • Fall River legend (ca. 51 min.) / choreography, Agnes de Mille, staged by Enrique Martínez ; music, Morton Gould ; costumes, Stanley Simmons ; danced by Virginia Johnson (Lizzie), Joselli Audain Deans (Lizzie as a child), Lorraine Graves (her mother), Hugues Magen (her father), Stephanie Dabney (her stepmother), Lowell Smith (the pastor), Dean Anderson (speaker for the jury), and others.
  • Troy game (ca. 24 min.) / choreography, Robert North, assisted by Namron ; music, Bob Downes ; costumes, Peter Farmer ; danced by Anderson, Brian Barnes, Tyrone Brooks, Vince Collins, Luis Dominguez, Robert Garland, James Goree, Gregory Jackson, Patrick Johnson, Magen, Bernard McClain, Marcus McGregor, Eddie J. Shellman, Smith, Ronald Perry, Marck Waymmann, and Richard Witter. Introduced by North.
  • The beloved (ca. 11 min.) / choreography, Lester Horton, staged by James Truitte ; music, Judith Hamilton, arranged by Tania Léon ; costumes, Zelda Wynn after the originals by Lester Horton ; danced by Cassandra Phifer (the woman) and Magen (the man). Introduced by Phifer and Magen.
  • John Henry (ca. 23 min.) / choreography, Arthur Mitchell ; music, Milton Rosenstock ; scenery, Ves Harper ; costumes, Carl Michel ; lighting, Warren Scott Schilk ; danced by Shellman (John Henry), Yvonne Hall (girlfriend/wife), Felicity de Jager (mother), Smith (father), Jackson (young John Henry), Perry (the machine), and others ; singer, Leon Bibb. Introduced by Mitchell and Shellman.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1317
OCLC
NYPY926001950-F
Title
Dance Theatre of Harlem [videorecording] / co-produced by Danmarks Radio and RM Arts ; produced and directed by Thomas Grimm.
Imprint
U.S. : Home Vision, a Films Incorporated company, c1989.
Performer
Performed by Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Added Author
Johnson, Virginia, 1950- dancer.
Deans, Joselli Audain, dancer.
Graves, Lorraine, dancer.
Magen, Hugues, dancer.
Dabney, Stephanie, dancer.
Smith, Lowell, 1951-2007, dancer.
Anderson, Dean, dancer.
Phifer-Moore, Cassandra, dancer.
Shellman, Eddie J., dancer.
Hall, Yvonne, dancer.
Jackson, Gregory, dancer.
Perry, Ronald, 1955- dancer.
De Jager, Felicity, dancer.
De Mille, Agnes, choreographer.
North, Robert, 1945- choreographer. Commentator
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953, choreographer.
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- choreographer. Commentator
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996. Composer
Simmons, Stanley. Costume designer
Rosenstock, Milton. Composer
Harper, Ves. Designer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Costume designer
Namron, choreographer.
Downes, Bob. Composer
Farmer, Peter. Costume designer
Grimm, Thomas. Producer. Director
Martínez, Enrique, 1926-1998.
Truitte, James.
Hamilton, Judith. Composer
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Danmarks radio.
RM Arts (Firm)
DHCA.
De Mille, Agnes. Fall River legend.
Added Title
Troy-game (Choreographic work : North)
Beloved (Choreographic work : Horton)
John Henry (Choreographic work : Mitchell)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1317
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