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Erick Hawkins: Killer-of-enemies: the divine hero [videorecording]

Erick Hawkins: Killer-of-enemies: the divine hero [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1589Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Hawkins, Erick
  • Moses, Michael
  • Roth, Frank
  • McLean, Gloria
  • Reynolds, Cynthia
  • Mills, Joseph
  • Tharin, Catherine
  • Johns, Othello
  • Ortiz, Kathy
  • Potts, C. R. (Christopher R.)
  • Connors, Brenda
  • Celichowska, Renata
  • Wilson, Robin
  • Engstrom, Robert
  • Dorazio, Ralph.
  • Spoelker, Vince.
  • Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000.
  • Lee, Ralph.
  • Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
1 videocassette. 59 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Stage performance preceded by an introduction addressing the question "What is modern dance?" The performance is followed by a discussion among Hawkins, some members of his company, and teen-aged members of the audience. Unedited footage of this discussion appears on *MGZIA 4-1610 Erick Hawkins interviews.
Gift of Kentucky Television (KET).
Uniform Title
Killer-of-enemies: the divine hero (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
  • Produced by KET/The Kentucky Network, Lexington, Kentucky. Producer/director: Vince Spoelker.
  • Choreography/scenario: Erick Hawkins. Music: Alan Hovhaness. Scenery: Ralph Dorazio. Costumes: Ralph Lee. Lighting: Robert Engstrom.
  • Performed by the Erick Hawkins Dance Company: Hawkins (Ancient/Talking god), Robert Engstrom and Jeff Kensmoe (storytellers), Michael Moses (young man/Killer-of-enemies), Frank Roth (the sun), Gloria McLean (Changing Woman), Cynthia Reynolds (Spider Old Woman), Joseph Mills (Big Fly), Catherine Tharin (Little Wind), Othello Johns (Big Giant), Kathy Ortiz (Big Owl), Christopher Potts (Monster Eagle), and Brenda Connors, Renata Celichowska, Tharin, and Ortiz (holy people). The dancer playing Monster Fish is not identified in credits.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1589
Erick Hawkins: Killer-of-enemies: the divine hero [videorecording]
Local Subject
Television. Erick Hawkins: Killer-of-enemies: the divine hero.
Added Author
Hawkins, Erick, choreographer, dancer. Commentator
Moses, Michael, dancer.
Roth, Frank, dancer.
McLean, Gloria, dancer.
Reynolds, Cynthia, dancer.
Mills, Joseph, dancer.
Tharin, Catherine, dancer.
Johns, Othello, dancer.
Ortiz, Kathy, dancer.
Potts, C. R. (Christopher R.), dancer.
Connors, Brenda, dancer.
Celichowska, Renata, dancer.
Wilson, Robin, dancer.
Engstrom, Robert, dancer.
Dorazio, Ralph. Designer
Spoelker, Vince. Producer. Director
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000. Composer
Lee, Ralph. Costume designer
Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Added Title
Killer-of-enemies: the divine hero (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1589
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