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Complexions the united state of dance

Title
Complexions [videorecording] : the united state of dance / founding artistic directors, Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson ; choreography by Dwight Rhoden.
Publication
c2002.

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Description
1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • From me to you in about half the time (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
  • Quartet (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
  • Solo (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
  • Please, please, please (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
  • Grapes of wrath (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
  • Higher ground (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Complexions, the Joyce Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Credits (note)
  • Technical direction and lighting, Michael Korsch ; artistic advisor, Carmen de Lavallade.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of the Altogether Different Festival, on January 6, 2002 ; video production and editing, François Bernadi ; camera operator, Francesco Malatesta.
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
  • From me to you in about half the time (2001) (ca. 27 min.) / music, Antonio Carlos Scott ; costumes, Miho Morinoue ; danced by Don Bellamy, Griff Braun, Meg Gurin, Edwaard Liang, Miho Morinoue, Sabra Perry, Jeffrey Polston, Meredith Rainey, Desmond Richardson, Uri Sands, Heather Thompson. The sections of the work are: I, Slim chances -- II, Sudden wait -- III, Moment/time spent.
  • Quartet (world premiere) (ca. 12 min.) / music, Joshua Redman ; costumes, Emilio Sosa ; danced by Mucuy Bolles, Edwaard Liang, Solange Sandy-Groves, Michael Thomas.
  • Solo (1998) (ca. 5 min.) / music, Prince ; costume, Becky Prater ; danced by Desmond Richardson.
  • Please, please, please (excerpt) (2000) (ca. 5 min.) / music, James Brown ; costumes, Emilio Sosa ; danced by Sarita Allen, Marc Mann.
  • Ave Maria (excerpt from Grapes of wrath) (1995) (ca. 5 min.) / music, Caccini ; costumes, Lamour ; danced by Christina Johnson, Meredith Rainey.
  • Higher ground (2001) (ca. 35 min.) / music, Earth, Wind & Fire ; costumes, Miho Morinoue ; danced by Sarita Allen, Don Bellamy, Mucuy Bolles, Griff Braun, Meg Gurin, Christine Hollingsworth, Christina Johnson, Edwaard Liang, Marc Mann, Miho Morinoue, Sabra Perry, Jeffrey Polston, Meredith Rainey, Desmond Richardson, Uri Sands, Solange Sandy-Groves, Jamal Story, Michael Thomas, Heather Thompson. The sections of the work are: Keep your head to the sky (Overture) -- September -- Get away -- Yearnin' learning -- Shining star -- Interlude I -- Can't hide love -- Reasons -- Happy feeling -- Interlude 2 -- New world symphony.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5355
OCLC
NYPY02-F96
Title
Complexions [videorecording] : the united state of dance / founding artistic directors, Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson ; choreography by Dwight Rhoden.
Imprint
c2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of the Altogether Different Festival, on January 6, 2002 ; video production and editing, François Bernadi ; camera operator, Francesco Malatesta.
Credits
Technical direction and lighting, Michael Korsch ; artistic advisor, Carmen de Lavallade.
Performer
Danced by Complexions.
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
Allen, Sarita, dancer.
Bellamy, Don, dancer.
Bolles, Mucuy, dancer.
Braun, Griff, dancer.
Gurin, Meg, dancer.
Hollingsworth, Christine, dancer.
Johnson, Christina, dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Mann, Marc, dancer.
Morinoue, Miho, dancer. Costume designer
Perry, Sabra, dancer.
Polston, Jeffrey, dancer.
Rainey, Meredith, dancer.
Richardson, Desmond, dancer.
Sands, Uri, dancer.
Sandy, Solange, dancer.
Story, Jamal, dancer.
Thomas, Michael, fl. 1990, dancer.
Thompson, Heather H., dancer.
Rhoden, Dwight, choreographer.
Korsch, Michael.
Scott, Antonio Carlos. Composer
Redman, Joshua. Composer
Sosa, Emilio. Costume designer
Prince. Composer
Prater, Becky. Costume designer
Brown, James, 1933-2006. Composer
Lamour. Costume designer
Bernadi, François, producer.
Complexions (Dance company)
Earth, Wind & Fire (Musical group)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Altogether Different (Festival)
Added Title
From me to you in about half the time (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Quartet (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Solo (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Please, please, please (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Grapes of wrath (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Higher ground (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5355
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