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Asphalt

Title
Asphalt [videorecording] / presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation ; Jane Comfort and Company ; [stage] direction by Jane Comfort ; choreography by Jane Comfort in collaboration with the Company ; book and lyrics by Carl Hancock Rux ; vocal score by Toshi Reagon ; instrumental score by DJ Spooky.
Publication
c2002.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-5403Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Manchild
  • Hayes, Aleta
  • Haselwood, Elizabeth
  • Datcher, Irene
  • Hollingsworth, Julius
  • Johnson, Karma Mayet
  • Nunley, Stephen
  • Bueschel, Cynthia
  • McKay, Stephanie
  • Arnaé
  • Breedlove, Gina
  • Comfort, Jane, 1946-
  • Rux, Carl Hancock.
  • Reagon, Toshi.
  • DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.
  • Pleasant, David.
  • Foosh.
  • Jenness, Morgan.
  • Prince, Liz, 1961-
  • Ferri, David.
  • Dennis, Charles.
  • Banzer, Mona.
  • Jane Comfort and Company.
  • Joyce Theater Foundation.
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
  • Altogether Different (Festival)
Description
1 videocassette (72 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Summary
Dance/theater work based on Carl Hancock Rux's novel Asphalt and the short story "Asphalt story."
Uniform Title
Asphalt (Choreographic work : Comfort)
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Jane Comfort and 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.
Credits (note)
  • Additional music, David Pleasant, Foosh ; dramaturgy, Morgan Jenness ; costumes, Liz Prince ; lighting, David Ferri.
Performer (note)
  • Manchild (Racine, a DJ) ; Aleta Hayes (Couchette, a guide) ; Elizabeth Haselwood (Lilly, Racine's great-grandmother) ; Irene Datcher (Emma, Lilly's daughter) ; Julius Hollingsworth (Eddie, Lilly's son) ; Karma Mayet Johnson (Geneva, Emma's daughter and Racine's mother) ; Stephen Nunley, Cynthia Bueschel and Stephanie McKay (Thelophonies [spirit breaths]) ; Arnaé and Gina Breedlove (singers).
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of the Altogether Different Festival, on January 19, 2002 ; videography, Charles Dennis ; camera, Mona Banzer, Charles Dennis ; editing, Charles Dennis.
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.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5403
OCLC
NYPY02-F93
Title
Asphalt [videorecording] / presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation ; Jane Comfort and Company ; [stage] direction by Jane Comfort ; choreography by Jane Comfort in collaboration with the Company ; book and lyrics by Carl Hancock Rux ; vocal score by Toshi Reagon ; instrumental score by DJ Spooky.
Imprint
c2002.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of the Altogether Different Festival, on January 19, 2002 ; videography, Charles Dennis ; camera, Mona Banzer, Charles Dennis ; editing, Charles Dennis.
Credits
Additional music, David Pleasant, Foosh ; dramaturgy, Morgan Jenness ; costumes, Liz Prince ; lighting, David Ferri.
Performer
Performed by Jane Comfort and Company.
Cast
Manchild (Racine, a DJ) ; Aleta Hayes (Couchette, a guide) ; Elizabeth Haselwood (Lilly, Racine's great-grandmother) ; Irene Datcher (Emma, Lilly's daughter) ; Julius Hollingsworth (Eddie, Lilly's son) ; Karma Mayet Johnson (Geneva, Emma's daughter and Racine's mother) ; Stephen Nunley, Cynthia Bueschel and Stephanie McKay (Thelophonies [spirit breaths]) ; Arnaé and Gina Breedlove (singers).
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.
Added Author
Manchild, dancer.
Hayes, Aleta, dancer.
Haselwood, Elizabeth, dancer.
Datcher, Irene, dancer.
Hollingsworth, Julius, dancer.
Johnson, Karma Mayet, dancer.
Nunley, Stephen, dancer.
Bueschel, Cynthia, dancer.
McKay, Stephanie, dancer.
Arnaé, dancer.
Breedlove, Gina, dancer.
Comfort, Jane, 1946- choreographer.
Rux, Carl Hancock. Author. Lyricist
Reagon, Toshi. Composer
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid. Composer
Pleasant, David. Composer
Foosh. Composer
Jenness, Morgan.
Prince, Liz, 1961- Costume designer
Ferri, David.
Dennis, Charles.
Banzer, Mona.
Jane Comfort and Company.
Joyce Theater Foundation.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Altogether Different (Festival)
Added Title
Asphalt (Choreographic work : Comfort)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5403
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