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Limón Dance Company

Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording] / presented by José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. in association with the Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. ; artistic direction by Carla Maxwell.
Publication
c1999.

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Additional Authors
  • Maxwell, Carla.
  • Watt, Nina
  • Boumaïla, Raphaël
  • Corwin, Kimiye
  • Desch, Natalie
  • Juste, Roxane d'Orleans
  • Ford, Mary
  • McDonald, Bradon
  • Merkens, Amber
  • Orta, Carlos
  • Regala, Robert
  • Riedel, Jonathan
  • Zhang, Zhen Jun
  • Choi, Eun Jung
  • Chou, Shin-yun
  • Hayward, Charley
  • Thomas, Nandini
  • Maslow, Sophie
  • McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018
  • Limón, José
  • Stackhouse, Sarah.
  • Matlowsky, Samuel.
  • LaMarche, David.
  • Kingston, Carol Vollet.
  • Sullivan, Ted.
  • Magnussen, Jon.
  • McDowell, Katherine.
  • Woods, Steve.
  • Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
  • Sadoff, Simon.
  • Lawrence, Pauline.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Holub, Johannes.
  • Holub, Jenny.
  • Ward, Penny.
  • José Limón Dance Company.
  • Joyce Theater Foundation.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
  • DHCA.
Description
2 videocassettes (101 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • Champion (Choreographic work : Maslow)
  • Winged (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Limón Dance Company, the Joyce Theater and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Collection, The New York Public Library.
  • Accompanied by house program.
Credits (note)
  • Music direction, David LaMarche.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on October 15, 1999 ; video directed and edited by Johannes Holub ; camera, Jenny Holub, Penny Ward.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Champion (reconstruction premiere) (ca. 35 min.) / choreography, Sophie Maslow ; assistant to the choreographer, Donald McKayle ; music, Samuel Matlowsky, adapted and arr. by David LaMarche ; costumes, Carol Vollet Kingston ; lighting, Ted Sullivan. Cast: Charley Hayward (announcer) -- Round one, the first knockout / danced by Bradon McDonald (the brother) ; Jonathan Riedel (the champion) ; Nina Watt (the mother) -- Round two, the gym / danced by Jonathan Riedel (the champion) ; Kimiye Corwin (the girl he marries) ; Carlos Orta (the trainer) ; Raphaël Boumaïla, Bradon McDonald, Robert Regala, Zhen Jun Zhang (the boxers) ; Kimiye Corwin, Natalie Desch, Mary Ford, Carla Maxwell, Amber Merkens (the spectators) -- Round three, the exhibition tour / danced by Jonathan Riedel (the champion) ; Natalie Desch (the next girlfriend) ; Carlos Orta (the manager) ; and the Company -- Round four, the night spot / danced by Jonathan Riedel (the champion) ; Carla Maxwell (the manager's wife) ; Carlos Orta (the manager) ; Natalie Desch (the girlfriend) ; and the Company.
  • Cassette 2. The winged (1966) (ca. 42 min.) / choreography, José Limón, staged and directed by Carla Maxwell ; music, Jon Magnussen (new score commissioned in 1995) ; costumes, Katherine L. McDowell ; lighting, Steve Woods. Cast: Dawn chorus / danced by the Company -- Nuptial flight / danced by Natalie Desch, Raphaël Boumaïla -- Eros / danced by Bradon McDonald -- Sky rite / danced by Kimiye Corwin, Robert Regala -- Duel / danced by Zhen Jun Zhang, Raphaël Boumaïla -- Feast of harpies / danced by Natalie Desch, Eun Jung Choi, Shin-yun Chou, Kimiye Corwin, Mary Ford, Amber Merkens, Nandini Thomas -- Borrowed wings / danced by Kimiye Corwin, Bradon McDonald -- Circular flight / danced by the Company -- Sphinx / danced by Mary Ford -- Pegasus / danced by Robert Regala -- Night chorus / danced by the Company.
  • The moor's pavane (Variations on the theme of Othello) (new production (ca. 24 min.) / choreography, José Limón, staged and directed by Sarah Stackhouse ; music, Henry Purcell, arranged by Simon Sadoff ; scenario based on William Shakespeare's play Othello ; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; lighting, Steve Woods ; danced by Carlos Orta (the Moor) ; Bradon McDonald (his friend) ; Carla Maxwell (the friend's wife) ; Roxane D'Orléans Juste (the Moor's wife).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3682
OCLC
NYPY00-F283
Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording] / presented by José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. in association with the Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. ; artistic direction by Carla Maxwell.
Imprint
c1999.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on October 15, 1999 ; video directed and edited by Johannes Holub ; camera, Jenny Holub, Penny Ward.
Credits
Music direction, David LaMarche.
Performer
Danced by the Limón Dance Company: Raphaël Boumaïla, Kimiye Corwin, Natalie Desch, Roxane d'Orléans Juste, Mary Ford, Carla Maxwell, Bradon McDonald, Amber Merkens, Carlos Orta, Robert Regala, Jonathan Riedel, Nina Watt, Zhen Jun Zhang ; with Eun Jung Choi, Shin-yun Chou, Charley Hayward, Nandini Thomas.
Funding
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Maxwell, Carla. drt, dancer.
Watt, Nina, dancer.
Boumaïla, Raphaël, dancer.
Corwin, Kimiye, dancer.
Desch, Natalie, dancer.
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans, dancer.
Ford, Mary, dancer.
McDonald, Bradon, dancer.
Merkens, Amber, dancer.
Orta, Carlos, dancer.
Regala, Robert, dancer.
Riedel, Jonathan, dancer.
Zhang, Zhen Jun, dancer.
Choi, Eun Jung, dancer.
Chou, Shin-yun, dancer.
Hayward, Charley, dancer.
Thomas, Nandini, dancer.
Maslow, Sophie, choreographer.
McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018, choreographer.
Limón, José, choreographer.
Stackhouse, Sarah.
Matlowsky, Samuel. Composer
LaMarche, David. Arranger
Kingston, Carol Vollet. Costume designer
Sullivan, Ted.
Magnussen, Jon. Composer
McDowell, Katherine. Costume designer
Woods, Steve.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Composer
Sadoff, Simon. Arranger
Lawrence, Pauline. Costume designer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Holub, Johannes.
Holub, Jenny.
Ward, Penny.
José Limón Dance Company.
Joyce Theater Foundation.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Champion (Choreographic work : Maslow)
Winged (Choreographic work : Limón)
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3682
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