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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [electronic resource]
Publication
c1997.

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Description
1 streaming video file (U-matic, NTSC) (62 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • River (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Suite Otis (Choreographic work : Faison)
Alternative Title
  • River
  • Suite Otis
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 24, 1997, by LeCain/Charette Associates.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • The river (1990) (ca. 37 min.) / choreography, Alvin Ailey, restaged by Masazumi Chaya ; original score, Duke Ellington ("The river") ; original music coordination, Martha Johnson ; costumes, A. Christina Giannini ; lighting, Chenault Spence ; cast: Spring, danced by Richard Witter, Solange Sandy, Lisa Johnson, Mucuy Bolles, Linda Cáceres, Dwana Smallwood, Guillermo Asca, Jeffrey Gerodias, Uri Sands, Amos J. Machanic Jr., Edward Franklin ; Meander, danced by Solange Sandy, Edward Franklin, Amos J. Machanic Jr. ; Giggling rapids, danced by Mucuy Bolles, Matthew Rushing ; Lake, danced by Elizabeth Roxas, Bernard Gaddis, and Company ; Falls, danced by Edward Franklin, Richard Witter, Roger Bellamy, and Matthew Rushing ; Vortex, danced by Vikkia Lambert ; Riba (Mainstream), danced by Troy Powell and Company ; Twin cities, danced by Linda-Denise Evans, Richard Witter, and Company.
  • Suite Otis (1971) (revival) (ca. 25 min.) / a tribute to the late Otis Redding, dedicated to Thelma Hill ; choreography and costumes, George Faison ; music composed and performed by Otis Redding ("Just one more day," "Can't turn you loose," "My lover's prayer," "I can't get no satisfaction," "I've been loving you too long," "Try a little tenderness") ; lighting, Chenault Spence ; danced by Nasha Thomas, Uri Sands, Lisa Johnson, Troy Powell, Linda Cáceres, Jonathan Phelps, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, Roger Bellamy, Elizabeth Roxas, Michael Thomas, Amos J. Machanic Jr.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2424
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1997.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Danced by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 24, 1997, by LeCain/Charette Associates.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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 9-5502.
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Asca, Guillermo, dancer.
Evans, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Bellamy, Roger, dancer.
Bolles, Mucuy, dancer.
Gaddis, Bernard, dancer.
Plantadit, Karine, dancer.
Sandy, Solange, dancer.
Thomas, Michael, active 1990, dancer.
Gerodias, Jeffrey, dancer.
Sands, Uri, dancer.
Thomas, Nasha, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Smallwood, Dwana, dancer.
Witter, Richard, dancer.
Powell, Troy, dancer.
Johnson, Lisa, dancer.
Cáceres, Linda, dancer.
Machanic, Amos J., Jr., dancer.
Franklin, Edward, dancer.
Roxas, Elizabeth, dancer.
Lambert, Vikkia, dancer.
Phelps, Jonathan, dancer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974, composer.
Chaya, Masazumi, restager.
Johnson, Martha, composer.
Giannini, Christina, costume designer.
Spence, Chenault, lighting designer.
Faison, George, 1945- choreographer.
Faison, George, 1945- costume designer.
Redding, Otis, 1941-1967, composer.
Redding, Otis, 1941-1967, performer.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
LeCain/Charette Associates.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
River [electronic resource]
Suite Otis [electronic resource]
River (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Suite Otis (Choreographic work : Faison)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2424
*MGZIC 9-5502 (former)
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