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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [electronic resource]
Publication
1993.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-3870Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (109 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
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Uniform Title
  • Fontessa and friends (Choreographic work : Johnson, L)
  • Treading (Choreographic work : Monte)
  • Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • River (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Note
  • Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by LeCain/Charette Associates, at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, on March 26, 1993, with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Performed by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Cassette 1: Fontessa and friends (approx. 32 min.). Chor: Louis Johnson. Mus: John Lewis, James P. Johnson, Scott Joplin, Aram Khachaturian, Dorothy Fields, Cy Coleman, Giuseppe Verdi. Scen: Edward Burbridge. Cos: Louis Johnson. Lighting: Chenault Spence. Perf. by Renee Robinson (Fontessa); Desmond Richardson (Ragtime); Jonathan Phelps, Troy Powell, Matthew Rushing, Tracy Inman, Roger Bellamy, and Michael Thomas (clowns); Elizabeth Roxas and Antonio Carlos Scott (the lovers); Michael Joy (the man). -- Treading (approx. 16 min.). Chor: Elisa Monte. Mus: Steve Reich (excerpt from Music for 18 musicians). Cos: Marisol. Lighting: Beverly Emmons. Perf. by Roxas and Richardson. -- Cassette 2: Shelter (approx. 24 min.). Chor: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. Mus: Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn. Text: Hattie Gossett, Laurie Carlos (Belongo), and various news sources. Cos: Terri Cousar. Lighting: Meg Fox. Perf. by Sarita Allen, Raquelle Chavis, Deborah Manning, Danielle Gee, Toni Pierce, and Desire Vlad. -- The river (approx. 37 min.). Chor: Alvin Ailey, restaged by Masazumi Chaya. Mus: Duke Ellington (The river). Cos: A. Christina Giannini. Lighting: Spence. Cast: Spring: Richardson, Gee, Vlad, Chavis, Linda-Denise Evans, Karine Plantadit, Lydia Roberts, Pierce, Rushing, Phelps, Bellamy, Thomas, Powell, Inman, and Joy; Meander: Pierce, Andre Tyson, and Scott; Giggling rapids: Manning and Dwight Rhoden; Lake: Robinson, Leonard Meek
  • and company; Falls: Rhoden, Phelps, Bellamy, and Rushing; Vortex: Evans; Riba (Mainstream): Powell and company; Twin cities: Roxas, Richardson, and company.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2295
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [electronic resource]
Imprint
1993.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3870.
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Local Subject
Television. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Added Author
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Richardson, Desmond, dancer.
Phelps, Jonathan, dancer.
Powell, Troy, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Inman, Tracy, dancer.
Bellamy, Roger, dancer.
Thomas, Michael, active 1990, dancer.
Roxas, Elizabeth, dancer.
Scott, Antonio Carlos, dancer.
Joy, Michael, dancer.
Allen, Sarita, dancer.
Chavis, Raquelle, dancer.
Manning, Deborah, dancer.
Gee, Danielle, dancer.
Pierce-Sands, Toni, dancer.
Vlad, Desire, dancer.
Evans, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Plantadit, Karine, dancer.
Roberts, Lydia, dancer.
Tyson, Andre, dancer.
Rhoden, Dwight, dancer.
Meek, Leonard, dancer.
Johnson, Louis, 1930- choreographer.
Johnson, Louis, 1930- costume designer.
Lewis, John, 1920-2001, composer (expression)
Joplin, Scott, 1868-191, composer (expression)
Khachaturi︠a︡n, Aram, 1903-1978, composer (expression)
Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974, composer (expression)
Coleman, Cy, composer (expression)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901, composer (expression)
Burbridge, Edward, set designer.
Spence, Chenault, lighting designer.
Monte, Elisa, choreographer.
Reich, Steve, 1936- composer (expression)
Marisol, 1930- costume designer.
Emmons, Beverly, lighting designer.
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer.
Wedderburn, Junior "Gabu," composer (expression)
Carlos, Laurie, author.
Cousar, Terri, costume designer.
Fox, Meg, lighting designer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Chaya, Masazumi. Restager
Giannini, Christina, costume designer.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974, composer (expression)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
LeCain/Charette Associates.
Added Title
Fontessa and friends (Choreographic work : Johnson, L)
Treading (Choreographic work : Monte)
Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
River (Choreographic work : Ailey)
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Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2295
*MGZIC 9-3870 (former)
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