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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [wide shot version]

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [wide shot version] [electronic resource]
Publication
1993.
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (96 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
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  • nys
Uniform Title
  • Hymn (Choreographic work : Jamison)
  • Winter in Lisbon (Choreographic work : Wilson)
  • N.Y. export, opus jazz (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Note
  • Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by the Camera Group, with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, at City Center, New York, on December 17, 1993. For an edited version of this recording, see: *MGZIC 9-4166.
  • Performed by the 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
  • CONTENTS: Cassette 1: The winter in Lisbon (approx. 26 min.). Chor: Billy Wilson. Mus: Dizzy Gillespie. Cos: Barbara Forbes. Lighting: Chenault Spence. Cast: Opening theme: Sarita Allen, Dana Hash, Desiree Vlad, Lydia Roberts, Danielle Gee, Dudley Williams, Andre Tyson, Dwight Rhoden, Jonathan Phelps, Roger Bellamy, and Michael Joy. San Sebastian: Michael Thomas, Leonard Meek, Desmond Richardson, Deborah Manning, and Elizabeth Roxas. Lisbon: Toni Pierce and Meek. Manteca: Company. -- Cassette 2: Hymn (approx. 39 min.). Chor: Judith Jamison. Mus: Robert Ruggieri. Text conceived, written, and performed by Anna Deavere Smith. Scen: Timothy Hunter, Daniel Bonitsky, and Donald J. Oberpriller. Cos: Toyce Anderson. Lighting: Hunter. Cast: Prologue. Head of state: Allen and company. Spiritual walking: Company. Never spoken: Williams. I have nothing: Troy Powell, Marilyn Banks, Phelps, Bernard Gaddis, Thomas. Dance: Company. Survivor: Masazumi Chaya and company. Cathedral: Gee and Thomas. The search for perfection: Renee Robinson and company. Cathedral: Meek. Black dress: Roxas. Whores in the whore house comin' to church: Richardson. The mask: Karine Plantadit. A message: Thomas. Epilogue. [Tribute to Alvin Ailey.] -- Cassette 3: N.Y. export: op. jazz [close shot only] (approx. 31 min.). Chor: Jerome Robbins, assisted by Wilma Curley and Edward Verso. Mus: Robert Prince. Original scen: Ben Shahn. Original cos: Shahn and Florence
  • Klotz. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton. Cast: 1. Entrance, group dance: Roxas, Pierce, Robinson, Roberts, Hash, Plantadit, Tyson, Rhoden, Richardson, Duane Cyrus, Meek, and Matthew Rushing. 2. Statics: Hash, Tyson, Tracy Inman, Rhoden, Rushing, and Cyrus. 3. Improvisations: Company. 4. Passage for two: Roxas and Rhoden. 5. Theme, variation and fugue: Company.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9381
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [wide shot version] [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 9-4167.
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Local Subject
Television. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Added Author
Jamison, Judith, choreographer.
Smith, Anna Deavere, author.
Smith, Anna Deavere, performer.
Allen, Sarita, dancer.
Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015, dancer.
Chaya, Masazumi, dancer.
Gee, Danielle, dancer.
Thomas, Michael, active 1990, dancer.
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Meek, Leonard, dancer.
Roxas, Elizabeth, dancer.
Richardson, Desmond, dancer.
Plantadit, Karine, dancer.
Powell, Troy, dancer.
Banks, Marilyn, dancer.
Phelps, Jonathan, dancer.
Gaddis, Bernard, dancer.
Joy, Michael, dancer.
Tyson, Andre, dancer.
Rhoden, Dwight, dancer.
Hash, Dana, dancer.
Vlad, Desire, dancer.
Roberts, Lydia, dancer.
Bellamy, Roger, dancer.
Manning, Deborah, dancer.
Pierce-Sands, Toni, dancer.
Cyrus, Duane, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Inman, Tracy, dancer.
Oberpriller, Donald J. Designer
Ruggieri, Robert. Composer
Wilson, Billy, 1935-1994, choreographer.
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993, composer.
Bonitsky, Daniel. Designer
Anderson, Toyce. Costume designer
Hunter, Tim, set designer.
Hunter, Tim, lighting designer.
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Prince, Robert, 1929-2007. Composer
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969. Designer
Klotz, Florence. Costume designer
Tipton, Jennifer. Lighting designer
Forbes, Barbara. Costume designer
Spence, Chenault. Lighting designer
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Camera Group.
Added Title
Hymn (Choreographic work : Jamison)
Winter in Lisbon (Choreographic work : Wilson)
N.Y. export, opus jazz (Choreographic work : Robbins)
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nys
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9381
*MGZIC 9-4167 (former)
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