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Slaves

Title
Slaves [electronic resource]/ [presented by] Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by George Faison.
Publication
c1998.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-5664Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Bellamy, Don
  • Sands, Uri
  • Franklin, Edward
  • Gaddis, Bernard
  • Gerodias, Jeffrey
  • Rushing, Matthew, 1973-
  • Powell, Troy
  • Cáceres, Linda
  • Evans, Linda-Denise
  • Johnson, Lisa
  • Sandy, Solange
  • Smallwood, Dwana
  • Vlad, Desire
  • Robinson, Renée
  • Faison, George, 1945-
  • Lateef, Yusef.
  • Semenya, Caiphus.
  • Makeba, Miriam.
  • Olds, Jerome.
  • Forbes, Barbara.
  • Sturge, Tom.
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
  • Wang Center for the Performing Arts (Boston, Mass.)
  • LeCain/Charette Associates.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (49 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
Slaves (Choreographic work : Faison)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of 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.
  • Accompanied by house program.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Music, William Fisher ("Children of Abraham"), Yusef Lateef ("A long time ago," "Like it is"), C[aiphus] Semenya ("Mahlalela" ["Lazy bones"]), Mariam Makeba ("Ngola kurila" ["A woman pacifies her hungry child, there is nothing to eat"]), McNeill and Hawkins ("Tanner blue"), Yusef Lateef ("Juba juba"), Jerome Olds ("Mighty spirit," "Sing out") ; costumes, Barbara Forbes ; special fabric treatment, Elissa Tatigikis Iberti ; lighting, Tom Sturge.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 14, 1998, 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
  • I, The gazelle / danced by Don Bellamy (griot) ; Uri Sands, Edward Franklin, Bernard Gaddis, Jeffrey Gerodias, Matthew Rushing, Troy O'Neil Powell (hunters) ; Linda Cáceres (gazelle) ; Linda-Denise Evans, Lisa Johnson, Solange Sandy, Dwana Smallwood, Désirée Vlad (maidens) ; Renee Robinson (mother).
  • II, Intruders / danced by the Company.
  • III, Ropes / danced by Uri Sands and the Company.
  • IV, A backward glance / danced by Bernard Gaddis, Uri Sands, and the Company ; with Matthew Rushing (lion).
  • V, Tears / danced by Linda-Denise Evans and the Company.
  • VI, Ngola kurila / danced by Désirée Vlad and Bernard Gaddis.
  • VII, In the dark / danced by Dwana Smallwood and Uri Sands ; with Lisa Johnson and Solange Sandy (birds).
  • VIII, The block / danced by the Company.
  • IX, Mighty spirit / danced by the Company.
  • X, Finale / danced by the Company.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2447
Title
Slaves [electronic resource]/ [presented by] Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by George Faison.
Imprint
c1998.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Credits
Music, William Fisher ("Children of Abraham"), Yusef Lateef ("A long time ago," "Like it is"), C[aiphus] Semenya ("Mahlalela" ["Lazy bones"]), Mariam Makeba ("Ngola kurila" ["A woman pacifies her hungry child, there is nothing to eat"]), McNeill and Hawkins ("Tanner blue"), Yusef Lateef ("Juba juba"), Jerome Olds ("Mighty spirit," "Sing out") ; costumes, Barbara Forbes ; special fabric treatment, Elissa Tatigikis Iberti ; lighting, Tom Sturge.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 14, 1998, 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 9-5664.
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Added Author
Bellamy, Don, dancer.
Sands, Uri, dancer.
Franklin, Edward, dancer.
Gaddis, Bernard, dancer.
Gerodias, Jeffrey, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Powell, Troy, dancer.
Cáceres, Linda, dancer.
Evans, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Johnson, Lisa, dancer.
Sandy, Solange, dancer.
Smallwood, Dwana, dancer.
Vlad, Desire, dancer.
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Faison, George, 1945- choreographer.
Lateef, Yusef. Composer
Semenya, Caiphus. Composer
Makeba, Miriam. Composer
Olds, Jerome. Composer
Forbes, Barbara. Costume designer
Sturge, Tom. Lighting designer
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Wang Center for the Performing Arts (Boston, Mass.)
LeCain/Charette Associates.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Slaves (Choreographic work : Faison)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2447
*MGZIC 9-5664 (former)
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