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Rome & Jewels [videorecording]

Title
Rome & Jewels [videorecording] / [presented by] Rennie Harris PureMovement ; choreography and direction by Rennie Harris ; musical production mixed, edited, written and arranged by Darrin Ross.
Publication
1999.

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Description
1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Laura Faure, Bates Dance Festival.
Uniform Title
Rome & Jewels (Choreographic work : Harris)
Alternative Title
Rennie Harris PureMovement
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from accompanying house program.
  • Title on original container: Rennie Harris PureMovement.
Credits (note)
  • DJ cuts, Anwar the Star ; text, William Shakespeare, Sabela Grimes, Rodney Mason, Arville "Ozzie" Jones, Rennie Harris, Quadiy'R ; dramaturg and additional blocking, Arville "Ozzie" Jones ; lighting, Roma Flowers.
Performer (note)
  • The Montegues (a.k.a. "Monster Q's"): Rodney Mason (Rome), Sabela Delvin Grimes (Ben V.), Clyde Evans Jr. (Mercutio), with Anthony "Alphy" McCullough, Aleksa Chmiel, Princess Mhoon (family) ; The Capulets (a.k.a. "Caps"): Ron Wood (Tibault), Brandon Albright (Iz-Action), Julie Urich (Lady Jules1), with James Colter, Raphael Williams [Raphael Xavier in brief biography], Forrest Webb (family).
  • Introduced by Laura Faure.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Schaeffer Theater, Bates College, Lewiston, Me., as part of the Bates Dance Festival, on August 6, 1999.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3833
Title
Rome & Jewels [videorecording] / [presented by] Rennie Harris PureMovement ; choreography and direction by Rennie Harris ; musical production mixed, edited, written and arranged by Darrin Ross.
Imprint
1999.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Schaeffer Theater, Bates College, Lewiston, Me., as part of the Bates Dance Festival, on August 6, 1999.
Credits
DJ cuts, Anwar the Star ; text, William Shakespeare, Sabela Grimes, Rodney Mason, Arville "Ozzie" Jones, Rennie Harris, Quadiy'R ; dramaturg and additional blocking, Arville "Ozzie" Jones ; lighting, Roma Flowers.
Performer
Performed by Rennie Harris PureMovement.
Cast
The Montegues (a.k.a. "Monster Q's"): Rodney Mason (Rome), Sabela Delvin Grimes (Ben V.), Clyde Evans Jr. (Mercutio), with Anthony "Alphy" McCullough, Aleksa Chmiel, Princess Mhoon (family) ; The Capulets (a.k.a. "Caps"): Ron Wood (Tibault), Brandon Albright (Iz-Action), Julie Urich (Lady Jules1), with James Colter, Raphael Williams [Raphael Xavier in brief biography], Forrest Webb (family).
Performer
Violinist, Alexandra Cutler-Fetkewice.
Introduced by Laura Faure.
Summary
Preview of an evening-length work described in a program note as "an amalgam of Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story with the aesthetic of contemporary hip hop culture." In this adaptation, the character Jewels [Juliet] does not appear as a physical presence. Projected premiere: Philadelphia, June 2000.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Mason, Rodney, dancer.
Grimes, Sabela, dancer.
Evans, Clyde, dancer.
McCullough, Anthony, dancer.
Chmiel, Aleksa, dancer.
Mhoon, Princess, dancer.
Wood, Ron, dancer.
Albright, Brandon, dancer.
Urich, Julie, dancer.
Colter, James, dancer.
Webb, Forrest (Dancer)
Faure, Laura. Speaker
Harris, Rennie, 1964- choreographer. Director
Ross, Darrin. Musician
Flowers, Roma.
Jones, Arville. Adapter
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Rennie Harris PureMovement (Dance company)
Bates Dance Festival.
Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)
DHCA.
Added Title
Rennie Harris PureMovement [videorecording]
Rome & Jewels (Choreographic work : Harris)
Gift of Laura Faure, Bates Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3833
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