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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / presented by Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. ; founder, Alvin Ailey ; artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Publication
c2001.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (88 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
  • Here
  • Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • Love songs (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Serving Nia (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, 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 City Center, New York, N.Y., on December 19, 2001, by Bobby Shepard ; video production crew: producer, Bobby Shepard ; editor, François Bernadi ; camera operators, Ronald Grey, Hugh Walsh.
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
  • Here -- now (2001) (ca. 26 min.) / choreography, Judith Jamison ; music, Wynton Marsalis ; scenery and lighting, Al Crawford III ; costumes, Emilio Sosa ; assistant to the choreographer, Matthew Rushing ; danced by Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Bahiyah Sayyed-Gaines, Dwana Adiaha Smallwood, Jeffrey Gerodias, Glenn A. Sims, Clifton Brown. The sections of the work are: Speed -- Strength -- Style -- Pain -- Heaven.
  • Shelter (1988) (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ; music, Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn ; texts, Hattie Gossett ("Between a rock and a hard place at the intersection of reduced resources and reverberating rage"), Laurie Carlos ("Belongo"), and "Endangered species," drawn from various news sources ; text read by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ; costumes, Terri Cousar ; lighting, Meg Fox ; danced by Renee Robinson, Hope Boykin, Venus Hall, Cheryl Rowley-Gaskins, Tina Monica Williams, Laura Rossini.
  • Love songs (1972) (ca. 17 min.) / choreography, Alvin Ailey ; music and lyrics, Leon Russell, Jeremy Wind, Leonard Bleecher, Bobby Scott, Bobby Russell ; costume, Ursula Reed ; lighting, Shirley Prendergast ; danced by Matthew Rushing.
  • Serving Nia (2001) (ca. 21 min.) / choreography, Ronald K. Brown ; assistants to the choreographer, Diedre N. Dawkins, Telly Fowler ; music, Roy Brooks, Branford Marsalis, M'Bemba Bangoura, Dizzy Gillespie ; costumes, Omatayo Wunmi Olaiya ; lighting, Brenda Dolan ; danced by Kevin E. Boseman, Amos J. Machanic, Jr., Samuel Deshauteurs, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Clifton Brown, Juan-Antonio Rodriguez, Jeffrey Gerodias, Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Dion Wilson.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5352
OCLC
NYPY02-F98
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / presented by Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. ; founder, Alvin Ailey ; artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Imprint
c2001.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at City Center, New York, N.Y., on December 19, 2001, by Bobby Shepard ; video production crew: producer, Bobby Shepard ; editor, François Bernadi ; camera operators, Ronald Grey, Hugh Walsh.
Performer
Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
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
Fisher-Harrell, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Sayyed, Bahiyah, dancer.
Smallwood, Dwana, dancer.
Gerodias, Jeffrey, dancer.
Sims, Glenn A. (Glenn Allen), dancer.
Brown, Clifton, dancer.
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Boykin, Hope, dancer.
Hall, Venus, dancer.
Rowley, Cheryl, dancer.
Williams, Tina, dancer.
Rossini, Laura, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Boseman, Kevin, dancer.
Machanic, Amos J., Jr., dancer.
Deshauteurs, Samuel, dancer.
Jackson, Abdur-Rahim, dancer.
Rodriguez, Juan-Antonio, dancer.
Pouffer, Benoit-Swan, dancer.
Wilson, Dion, dancer.
Jamison, Judith, choreographer.
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- composer.
Crawford, Al, set designer.
Crawford, Al, lighting designer.
Sosa, Emilio, costume designer.
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer.
Wedderburn, Junior "Gabu," composer.
Gossett, Hattie, 1942- author.
Carlos, Laurie, author.
Cousar, Terri, costume designer.
Fox, Meg, lighting designer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Russell, Leon, composer, lyricist.
Wind, Jeremy, composer, lyricist.
Bleacher, Leonard, composer, lyricist.
Scott, Bobby, composer, lyricist.
Russell, Bob, 1914-1970, composer, lyricist.
Reed, Ursula, costume designer.
Prendergast, Shirley, lighting designer.
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- choreographer.
Brooks, Roy, 1938- composer.
Marsalis, Branford, composer.
Bangoura, M'Bemba, composer.
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993, composer.
Olaiya, Wunmi, costume designer.
Dolan, Brenda, lighting designer.
Shepard, Bobby, producer.
Bernadi, François, film editor.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Added Title
Here now (Choreographic work : Jamison)
Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Love songs (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Serving Nia (Choreographic work : Brown)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5352
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