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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording]

Title
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording] / founder, Jeraldyne Blunden ; artistic director, Kevin Ward.
Publication
c2000.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
2 videocassettes (99 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • Children of the passage (Choreographic work : Brown and McKayle)
  • Growth (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
  • Sets and chasers (Choreographic work : Ward)
  • Sky garden (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, the Joyce Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on October 12, 2000 ; video production, Sathya Production Services ; direction, Molly McBride ; editing, François Bernadi (Sets and chasers, Growth, Children of the passage), Molly McBride (Sky garden) ; camera operators, Juan Barrera, James Covello.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Sets and chasers (ca. 27 min.) / choreography, Kevin Ward ; music, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington ; costumes, Maurita Elam, Kevin Ward ; lighting, James T. Allen ; danced by Monnette Michiyo Bariel, Julius Brewster, Aoi Funakoshi, Ricardo J. Garcia Cruz, G.D. Harris, Daniel Marshall, DeShona Pepper, Greer A. Reed, David Reuille, Sheri "Sparkle" Williams. At the end of the piece the cast members are orally introduced as each dances a brief solo.
  • Sky garden (ca. 32 min.) / subtitled: A tribute to Jeraldyne Blunden ; choreography, Dwight Rhoden ; music, Antonio Carlos Scott ; costumes, Miho Morinoue ; lighting, Michael Korsch ; danced by Monnette Michiyo Bariel, Aoi Funakoshi, Ricardo J. Garcia Cruz, G.D. Harris, Daniel Marshall, DeShona Pepper, Alvin J. Rangel, Greer A. Reed, David Reuille, Sheri "Sparkle" Williams.
  • Cassette 2. Growth (ca. 10) / subtitled: (A part of a bigger picture) ; choreography, Dwight Rhoden ; music, Steve Reich ; costume execution, Lowell Mathwich ; lighting, Collier Woods ; danced by Sheri "Sparkle" Williams.
  • Children of the passage (ca. 30 min.) / choreography, Donald McKayle and Ronald K. Brown ; music, Dirty Dozen Brass Band ; costumes, Omotayo Wunmi Olaiya [listed on frame as Omotayo W. Olanja] ; lighting, William H. Grant III ; danced by Monnette Michiyo Bariel, Maria Berman Glimcher, Aoi Funakoshi, Ricardo J. Garcia Cruz, G.D. Harris, Daniel Marshall, DeShona Pepper, Alvin J. Rangel, Greer A. Reed, David Reuille, Sheri "Sparkle" Williams ; live music performed by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Frederick Sanders (keyboards), Roger Lewis (baritone and soprano sax), Kevin Harris (tenor sax), Gregory Davis (trumpet), Efrem Towns (trumpet), Julius McKee (sousaphone), Terence Higgins (drums), Sammie Williams (trombone). Movements: 1, Dark mansion -- 2, Indulgent spirit -- 3, Cortege -- 4, Yesterday's whispers -- 5, Shout.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4996
Title
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company [videorecording] / founder, Jeraldyne Blunden ; artistic director, Kevin Ward.
Imprint
c2000.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on October 12, 2000 ; video production, Sathya Production Services ; direction, Molly McBride ; editing, François Bernadi (Sets and chasers, Growth, Children of the passage), Molly McBride (Sky garden) ; camera operators, Juan Barrera, James Covello.
Performer
Danced by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Added Author
Bariel, Monnette M., dancer.
Brewster, Julius, dancer.
Funakoshi, Aoi, dancer.
Garcia Cruz, Ricardo J., dancer.
Harris, G. D., dancer.
Marshall, Daniel, dancer.
Pepper, DeShona, dancer.
Reed, Greer, dancer.
Reuille, David, dancer.
Williams, Sheri, dancer.
Rangel, Alvin J., dancer.
Berman, Maria, dancer.
Ward, Kevin D., choreographer. Costume designer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Elam, Maurita. Costume designer
Allen, James T.
Rhoden, Dwight, choreographer.
Scott, Antonio Carlos. Composer
Morinoue, Miho. Costume designer
Korsch, Michael.
Reich, Steve, 1936- Composer
Woods, Collier.
McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018, choreographer.
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- choreographer.
Olaiya, Wunmi. Costume designer
Grant, William H., III.
McBride, Molly. Director. Film editor
Bernadi, François. Film editor
Barrera, Juan.
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
Sathya Production Services (Firm)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Added Title
Sets and chasers (Choreographic work : Ward)
Sky garden (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Growth (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Children of the passage (Choreographic work : Brown and McKayle)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4996
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