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For the love of Dove [Wide shot] a benefit for the Actors' Fund of America

Title
For the love of Dove [Wide shot] [videorecording] : a benefit for the Actors' Fund of America / [performance] produced by Margaret Selby and Bill Darnell ; choreography by Ulysses Dove.
Publication
c1996.

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Description
2 streaming video files (132 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Red angels (Choreographic work : Dove)
  • Vespers (Choreographic work : Dove)
  • Urban folk dance (Choreographic work : Dove)
  • Serious pleasures (Choreographic work : Dove)
  • Dancing on the front porch of heaven (Choreographic work : Dove)
  • Twilight (Choreographic work : Dove)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, in cooperation with Margaret Selby, Bill Darnell, Ulysses Dove, Actors' Fund of America, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, New York City Ballet, and the Royal Swedish Ballet.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 17, 1996, by Sathya Production Services; camera, Juan Barrera and Jake Ostroff. Wide shot version; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-5180.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Introduction by Kitty Carlisle Hart -- Red angels (ca. 13 min.) / music, Richard Einhorn (Maxwell's demon) ; costumes, Holly Hynes ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by New York City Ballet: Heléne Alexopoulos, Wendy Whelan, Peter Boal, and Albert Evans ; electric violin played by Mary Rowell.
  • Introduction by Joe Benincasa (executive director, Actors' Fund), Tom Dillon (president, Actors' Fund), and Celeste Holm -- Film excerpt: Ulysses Dove rehearses Vespers with members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / from Two by Dove, co-produced by 13/WNET and BBC ; produced by Margaret Selby ; directed by David Hinton -- Introduction by Debbie Allen -- Vespers (ca. 19 min.) / music, Mikel Rouse (Quorum) ; lighting, William Grant III ; danced by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company: Shana Bloodsaw, Gina Gardner, Shonna Hickman-Matlock, DeShona Pepper, Sheri Williams, and Dawn Wood.
  • Introduction by Gregory Hines -- Urban folk dance (ca. 10 min.) / music, Michael Torke (Flint) ; set and costumes, Andrew Jackness ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Danielle Gee, Nasha Thomas, Don Bellamy, and Bernard Gaddis.
  • Introduction by Lillias White -- Serious pleasures: pas de deux (ca. 5 min.) / music, Robert Ruggieri (Serious pleasures) ; costumes, Jorge Gallardo ; lighting, William Grant III ; danced by American Ballet Theatre: Christina Fagundes and Ethan Brown.
  • Film excerpt: Ulysses Dove rehearses Dancing on the front porch of heaven with the Royal Swedish Ballet / from Two by Dove (see credits above) -- Introduction by Princess Christina of Sweden -- Dancing on the front porch of heaven (ca. 24 min.) / music, Arvo Pärt (Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten) ; set and costumes, Jorge Gallardo ; lighting, Björn Nilsson ; danced by the Royal Swedish Ballet: Marie Lindqvist, Anna Valev, Eugénia Zetterström, Brendan Collins, Hans Nilsson, Jan-Erik Wikström ; music played by the New York Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and friends, conducted by Renat Salavatov.
  • Introduction by Kitty Carlisle Hart -- Twilight (ca. 11 min.) / music, Michael Torke (July) ; costumes, Holly Hynes ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by New York City Ballet: Heléne Alexopoulos, Wendy Whelan, Peter Boal, and Albert Evans ; music played by Al Regni (soprano saxophone), Ted Nash (alto saxophone), Lino Gomez (tenor saxophone), John Winder (baritone saxophone), conducted by Gordon Boelzner.
  • Amazing grace / sung by Lillias White.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2393
Title
For the love of Dove [Wide shot] [videorecording] : a benefit for the Actors' Fund of America / [performance] produced by Margaret Selby and Bill Darnell ; choreography by Ulysses Dove.
Imprint
c1996.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Playing Time
010901 010324
Performer
Introductions by Kitty Carlisle Hart, Joe Benincasa, Tom Dillon, Celeste Holm, Debbie Allen, Gregory Hines, Lillias White, and Princess Christina of Sweden.
Event
Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 17, 1996, by Sathya Production Services; camera, Juan Barrera and Jake Ostroff. Wide shot version; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-5180.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Original Version
Archival Original: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP, NTSC) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5179.
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Added Author
Dove, Ulysses, choreographer. Depicted
Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007, speaker.
Alexopoulos, Helene, dancer.
Whelan, Wendy, dancer.
Boal, Peter, dancer.
Evans, Albert, 1970- dancer.
Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012, speaker.
Allen, Debbie, 1950- speaker.
Bloodsaw, Shana, dancer.
Gardner, Gina, dancer.
Hickman-Matlock, Shonna, dancer.
Pepper, DeShona, dancer.
Williams, Sheri, dancer.
Wood, Dawn, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, speaker.
Gee, Danielle, dancer.
Thomas, Nasha, dancer.
Bellamy, Don, dancer.
Gaddis, Bernard, dancer.
White, Lillias, speaker.
White, Lillias, performer.
Fagundes, Christina, dancer.
Brown, Ethan, dancer.
Lindqvist, Marie, dancer.
Valev, Anna, dancer.
Zetterström, Eugénia, dancer.
Collins, Brendan, dancer.
Nilsson, Hans, dancer.
Wikström, Jan-Erik, dancer.
Rowell, Mary. Instrumentalist
Boelzner, Gordon. Conductor
Salavatov, Renat. Conductor
Selby, Margaret. Producer
Darnell, Bill. Producer
Einhorn, Richard, 1952 August 2- Composer
Hynes, Holly. Costume designer
Stanley, Mark. Lighting designer
Rouse, Mikel. Composer
Grant, William H., III. Lighting designer
Torke, Michael. Composer
Jackness, Andrew. Set designer
Jackness, Andrew. Costume designer
Ruggieri, Robert. Composer
Gallardo, Jorge. Designer. Costume designer
Pärt, Arvo. Composer
Nilsson, Björn. Lighting designer
Barrera, Juan. Videographer
Ostroff, Jake. Videographer
New York City Ballet.
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
American Ballet Theatre.
Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden)
New York Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra.
Actors' Fund of America.
Sathya Production Services (Firm)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Red angels (Choreographic work : Dove)
Vespers (Choreographic work : Dove)
Urban folk dance (Choreographic work : Dove)
Serious pleasures (Choreographic work : Dove)
Dancing on the front porch of heaven (Choreographic work : Dove)
Twilight (Choreographic work : Dove)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2393
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