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Dance Africa Africa in America

Title
Dance Africa [videorecording] : Africa in America / executive producer, Harvey Lichtenstein.
Publication
1994.

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Additional Authors
  • Lichtenstein, Harvey
  • Davis, Chuck, 1937-
  • Brooks, Marie, 1929-
  • Osborne, Gene.
  • Guiraud, Rose Marie
  • Thornton, Karen.
  • Dye, Patricia.
  • Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013.
  • Simmons, Bradley.
  • Grant, William H., III
  • Woolbright, Ngoma.
  • Gibson-Woolbright, Normadien.
  • Godineaux, Cheryl
  • Lemons-Sampson, Dolores
  • Sampson, Michael R.
  • Robison, Mark (Cameraman)
  • TriShades of Gold (Dance company)
  • Moving with the Spirit (Dance company)
  • Marie Brooks Pan-Caribbean Dancers.
  • Djoulé Africans (Dance company)
  • Guirivoires (Dance company)
  • African-American Dance Ensemble.
  • PAKA Dance Theater Company.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • DanceAfrica (Festival)
  • DHCA.
Description
3 videodiscs (NTSC) (125 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Fourth of four programs presented in the festival DanceAfrica: Year of the child. This performance is dedicated to President Nelson Mandela.
Alternative Title
  • Africa in America
  • DanceAfrica, Africa in America
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Black films and programs.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Flowers from the Caribbean is a welcome dance. Moving is based on traditional African dances, as interpreted by dancers with European ballet training. The Bassa dance is inspired by an acrobatic dance of Liberian origin, via the Ivory Coast.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Cameraperson, Mark Robison; artistic director, Chuck Davis; master musician, Bradley Simmons; lighting, William H. Grant III; stage manager, Ngoma Woolbright; assistant stage manager, Normadien Woolbright.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, on May 30, 1994, by Character Generators/Video.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (48 min.): Greeting / by Chuck Davis -- Memorial -- Libation pouring / by the Council of Elders -- Flowers from the Caribbean / choreography and costumes, Marie Brooks ; performed by Marie Brooks Pan-Caribbean Dancers -- [Jole is also listed on titles, but not performed.] -- Moving / choreography, Cheryl Godineaux ; performed by TriShades of Gold.
  • Disc 2 (48 min.): Bits and pieces of South Africa [excerpt] / choreography, Dolores Lemons-Sampson ; [musical direction, Michael Sampson] ; performed by Moving with the Spirit -- [The dance work Praises is listed in the titles but not performed] -- The power and the glory of Africa / artistic direction, Gene Osborne ; performed by Djoulé Africans -- [Tribute to Nelson Mandela (slide show)] -- [Dances and drumming, including] the warrior dance and the Bassa dance / choreography and solo performance, Rose Marie Guiraud ; performed by Les Guirivoires.
  • Disc 3 (29 min.): Speech and song by Rose Marie Guiraud -- [Dance] / performed by African American Dance Ensemble, with Chuck Davis -- [Dance] / artistic direction, Karen Thornton and Patricia Dye ; performed by PAKA Dance Theater Company -- Finale.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-719
OCLC
NYPY95-F433
Title
Dance Africa [videorecording] : Africa in America / executive producer, Harvey Lichtenstein.
Imprint
1994.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Cameraperson, Mark Robison; artistic director, Chuck Davis; master musician, Bradley Simmons; lighting, William H. Grant III; stage manager, Ngoma Woolbright; assistant stage manager, Normadien Woolbright.
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, on May 30, 1994, by Character Generators/Video.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-4785.
Local Subject
Afro-Caribbean dancing.
Acrobatic dancing.
Added Author
Lichtenstein, Harvey, producer.
Davis, Chuck, 1937- host.
Davis, Chuck, 1937- director.
Davis, Chuck, 1937- speaker.
Brooks, Marie, 1929- choreographer. Costume designer
Osborne, Gene. Director
Guiraud, Rose Marie, choreographer. Performer. Speaker
Thornton, Karen. Director
Dye, Patricia. Director
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013. Honoree
Simmons, Bradley. Musician
Grant, William H., III, lighting designer.
Woolbright, Ngoma.
Gibson-Woolbright, Normadien.
Godineaux, Cheryl, choreographer.
Lemons-Sampson, Dolores, choreographer.
Sampson, Michael R. Musician
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), videographer.
TriShades of Gold (Dance company)
Moving with the Spirit (Dance company)
Marie Brooks Pan-Caribbean Dancers.
Djoulé Africans (Dance company)
Guirivoires (Dance company)
African-American Dance Ensemble.
PAKA Dance Theater Company.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
DanceAfrica (Festival)
DHCA.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-719
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