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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording]

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / artistic direction by Judith Jamison.
Publication
c2000.

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Description
1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • C# Street - B♭ Avenue (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • Danger run (Choreographic work : McKayle)
  • Grace (Choreographic work : Brown)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center, American Guild of Musical Artists (A.G.M.A.), International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.), Local One, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at City Center, New York, as part of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 10th anniversary season, on December 21, 1999 ; video direction, Robert Shepard ; editing, François Bernadi.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with 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
  • C# Street - B♭ Avenue (1999) (ca. 32 min.) / choreography, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ; music, section I, Michael Wimberly ("Reggae jump"), Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Michael Wimberly ("Sound falls round me"), Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (musical concept) ("15 trumpets"), Michael Wimberly (arr.) ("Thumb piano & drum suite") ; music, section II, composed and performed by David Murray ("Picasso suites") ; text, Ntozake Shange ("I live in music" from Nappy edges) ; costumes, Stefani Mar ; lighting, Roma Flowers ; danced by Linda Cáceres, Désirée Vlad, Mucuy Bolles, Venus Hall, Briana Reed, Cheryl Ann Rowley, Lynn Barre, Uri Sands, Glenn A. Sims, Troy O'Neil Powell, Edward Franklin, Askia Swift, Vernard J. Gilmore, Kevin E. Boseman, Clifton Brown.
  • Danger run (1999) (ca. 33 min.) / choreography, Donald McKayle ; assistant to the choreographer, Bradon McDonald ; music, Frederic Rzewski (4 American ballads), performed by Alan Terricciano ; scenery, Kenneth John Verdugo ; costumes, Omatayo Wunmi Olaiya ; lighting, William H. Grant III. Cast: Many thousand gone (Dreadful memories) / danced by Solange Sandy Groves with Lynn Barre, Linda-Denise Evans, Stephanie Powell, Cheryl Ann Rowley, Asha Thomas, Désirée Vlad -- Run brother run (Which side are you on?) / danced by Glenn A. Sims with Kevin E. Boseman, Edward Franklin, Bernard Gaddis, Amos J. Machanic Jr., Troy O'Neil Powell, Kristofer Storey, Askia Swift -- Some through the water (Down by the riverside) / danced by Solange Sandy Groves, Glenn A. Sims -- They keep coming (Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues) / danced by Solange Sandy Groves, Glenn A. Sims and Company.
  • Grace (1999) (ca. 32 min.) / choreography, Ron Brown ; music, Duke Ellington ("Come Sunday"), Roy Davis Jr. ("Gabriel," "The rock shock"), Paul Johnson ("Bless-it"), Fela (Anikulapo) Kuti ("Shakara") ; costumes, Omatayo Wunmi Olaiya ; lighting, Willikam H. Grant ; danced by Renee Robinson, Dwana Adiaha Smallwood, Cheryl Ann Rowley, Briana Reed, Bahiyah Sayyed, Asha Thomas, Matthew Rushing, Uri Sands, Bernard Gaddis, Glenn A. Sims, Vernard J. Gilmore, Jeffrey Gerodias.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3707
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / artistic direction by Judith Jamison.
Imprint
c2000.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at City Center, New York, as part of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 10th anniversary season, on December 21, 1999 ; video direction, Robert Shepard ; editing, François Bernadi.
Performer
Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Funding
This recording is made possible with 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.
Added Author
Cáceres, Linda, dancer.
Vlad, Desire, dancer.
Bolles, Mucuy, dancer.
Hall, Venus, dancer.
Reed, Briana, dancer.
Rowley, Cheryl, dancer.
Barre, Lynn, dancer.
Sands, Uri, dancer.
Sims, Glenn A. (Glenn Allen), dancer.
Powell, Troy, dancer.
Franklin, Edward, dancer.
Swift, Askia, dancer.
Gilmore, Vernard J., dancer.
Boseman, Kevin, dancer.
Brown, Clifton, dancer.
Sandy, Solange, dancer.
Evans, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Powell, Stephanie, dancer.
Thomas, Asha, dancer.
Gaddis, Bernard, dancer.
Machanic, Amos J., Jr., dancer.
Storey, Kristofer, dancer.
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Smallwood, Dwana, dancer.
Sayyed, Bahiyah, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Gerodias, Jeffrey, dancer.
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer, musician.
Wimberly, Michael, composer, musician.
Murray, David, 1955- composer, musician.
Shange, Ntozake, author.
Mar, Stefani, costume designer.
Flowers, Roma.
McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018, choreographer.
Rzewski, Frederic, composer.
Olaiya, Wunmi, costume designer.
Verdugo, Kenneth John, designer.
Grant, William H., III.
McDonald, Bradon.
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- choreographer.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974, composer.
Fela, 1938-1997, composer.
Jamison, Judith, director.
Shepard, Bobby, director.
Bernadi, François.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
C# Street - B♭ Avenue (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Danger run (Choreographic work : McKayle)
Grace (Choreographic work : Brown)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3707
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