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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / founder, Alvin Ailey ; artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Publication
c2004.

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Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (102 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
  • Footprints (Choreographic work : Muller)
  • Night creature (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Juba (Choreographic work : Battle)
  • Heart song (Choreographic work : King)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recorded for 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 27, 2003; video documentation produced by Bobby Shepard; editing, François Bernadi; camera, Ronald Grey, Jonathan Weaver.
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
  • Cassette 1. Footprints (2003) (ca. 28 min.) / choreography, Jennifer Muller; assistants to the choreographer, John Brooks, Tracy Kofford, Yumiko Yoshikawa; original score, Lawrence Nachsin; costumes, Karen Small; lighting, Jeff Croiter; danced by Renee Robinson, Linda Celeste Sims, Bahiyah Sayyed-Gaines, Hope Boykin, Olivia Bowman, Jamar Roberts, Jeffrey Gerodias, Guillermo Asca, Dion Wilson, Clyde Archer.
  • Night creature (from Ailey celebrates Ellington, 1974) (ca. 19 min.) / choreography, Alvin Ailey; music, Duke Ellington (Night creature); original costumes, Jane Greenwood; fabric dyeing, Elissa Tatigikis Iberti; costume designs recreated by Barbara Forbes; lighting, Chenault Spence. In three movements: Movement 1 / danced by Dwana Adiaha Smallwood, Benoit-Swan Pouffer, and Company -- Movement 2 / danced by Dwana Adiaha Smallwood, Amos J. Machanic, Jr., Cheryl Rowley-Gaskins, Laura Rossini, Rosalyn Sanders, Tina Monica Williams, Hope Boykin, Olivia Bowman, Samuel Deshauteurs, Dion Wilson, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Jamar Roberts, Clyde Archer -- Movement 3 / danced by Dwana Adiaha Smallwood, Benoit-Swan Pouffer, and Company.
  • Cassette 2. Juba (2003) (ca. 17 min.) / choreography, Robert Battle; assistants to the choreographer, Elisa Clark, Katarzyna Skarpetowska; original score, John Mackey (commissioned by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater); costumes, Mia McSwain; lighting, Burke J. Wilmore; danced by Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Jeffrey Gerodias, Glenn A. Sims, Clyde Archer.
  • Heart song (2003) (ca. 38 min.) / choreography, Alonzo King; assistants to the choreographer, Debra Rose, Lauren Porter; music composed and performed by Bouchaib Abdelhadi, Yassir Chadly, Hafida Ghanim; scenery and costumes, Robert Rosenwasser; lighting, Axel Morgenthaler; danced by Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Dwana Adiaha Smallwood, Linda Celeste Sims, Briana Reed, Bahiyah Sayyed-Gaines, Asha Thomas, Wendy White Sasser, Rosalyn Sanders, Tina Monica Williams, Matthew Rushing, Jeffrey Gerodias, Amos J. Machanic, Jr., Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Clifton Brown, Samuel Deshauteurs, Dion Wilson, Clyde Archer.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7393
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / founder, Alvin Ailey ; artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Imprint
c2004.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at City Center, New York, N.Y., on December 27, 2003; video documentation produced by Bobby Shepard; editing, François Bernadi; camera, Ronald Grey, Jonathan Weaver.
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
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Muller, Jennifer, 1949- choreographer.
Battle, Robert, choreographer.
King, Alonzo, choreographer.
Nachsin, Lawrence, composer.
Small, Karen, costume designer.
Croiter, Jeff, lighting designer.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974, composer.
Greenwood, Jane, costume designer.
Forbes, Barbara, costume designer.
Spence, Chenault, designer.
Mackey, John, composer.
McSwain, Mia, costume designer.
Wilmore, Burke J., designer.
Abdelhadi, Bouchaib, composer, musician.
Chadly, Yassir, composer, musician.
Ghanim, Hafida, composer, musician.
Rosenwasser, Robert, designer, costume designer.
Morgenthaler, Axel, designer.
Robinson, Renée, dancer.
Sims, Linda Celeste, dancer.
Sayyed, Bahiyah, dancer.
Boykin, Hope, dancer.
Bowman-Jackson, Olivia, dancer.
Roberts, Jamar, dancer.
Gerodias, Jeffrey, dancer.
Asca, Guillermo, dancer.
Wilson, Dion, dancer.
Archer, Clyde, dancer.
Smallwood, Dwana, dancer.
Pouffer, Benoit-Swan, dancer.
Machanic, Amos J., Jr., dancer.
Rowley, Cheryl, dancer.
Rossini, Laura, dancer.
Sanders, Rosalyn, dancer.
Williams, Tina, dancer.
Deshauteurs, Samuel, dancer.
Jackson, Abdur-Rahim, dancer.
Fisher-Harrell, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Sims, Glenn A. (Glenn Allen), dancer.
Reed, Briana, dancer.
Thomas, Asha, dancer.
Sasser, Wendy White, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Brown, Clifton, dancer.
Shepard, Bobby.
Bernadi, François, film editor.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Added Title
Footprints (Choreographic work : Muller)
Night creature (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Juba (Choreographic work : Battle)
Heart song (Choreographic work : King)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7393
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