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Philadanco [videorecording]

Title
Philadanco [videorecording] / artistic director, Joan Myers Brown.
Publication
2002.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (128 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Ellen Jacobs Associates.
Uniform Title
  • Enemy behind the gates (Choreographic work : Huggins)
  • Hand singing songs (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • Labess II (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Lessons (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • My science (Choreographic work: Miller)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title, location, and date from original container; additional data from Philadanco website (www.philadanco.org).
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in dress rehearsal (?) onstage and in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., in May 2002.
Contents
  • My science (ca. 14 min.) / choreography, Bebe Miller; music, La voix bulgare, Led Zeppelin; costumes, Natasha Guruleva; lighting, William H. Grant III. Originally presented as part of Messages from the heart, a four-part piece by women choreographers. Followed by a 4-min. gap.
  • Hand singing songs (ca. 18 min.) / choreography, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, assisted by Allyson Triplett; music, Michael Wimberly; costumes, Jackson Lowell; lighting, William H. Grant III. Originally presented as part of Messages from the heart, a four-part piece by women choreographers.
  • Labess II (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, David Brown; music, Zap Mama; lighting, William H. Grant III. Originally presented as part of On the shoulders of our ancestors. Followed by a 4-min. gap.
  • Enemy behind the gates (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, Christopher Huggins, assisted by Kayoko Amemiya; music, Steve Reich; costumes, Christopher Huggins; lighting, William H. Grant III.
  • Hand singing songs (excerpts) (ca. 15 min.) / see credits above. Close shot, recorded in performance.
  • Labess II (ca. 11 min.) / see credits above. Close shot, recorded in performance.
  • Enemy behind the gates (ca. 13 min.) / see credits above. Close shot, recorded in performance.
  • Exotica (ca. 20 min.) / choreography, Ronald K. Brown; music, Wunmi Olaiya and others. Originally presented as part of the evening-length work Lessons.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8006
Title
Philadanco [videorecording] / artistic director, Joan Myers Brown.
Imprint
2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Danced by Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco).
Event
Videotaped in dress rehearsal (?) onstage and in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., in May 2002.
Summary
Wide shots of four dance works (My science, Hand singing song, Labess II, and Enemy behind the gates), probably recorded in dress rehearsal onstage; followed by close shots, recorded in performance, of Hand singing song (excerpts), Labess II (excerpts), and Enemy behind the gates (complete); and a wide shot of Exotica, recorded in performance. For credits, see contents list.
Added Author
Miller, Bebe, choreographer.
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer.
Brown, David A., choreographer.
Huggins, Christopher L., choreographer.
Huggins, Christopher L. Costume designer
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- choreographer.
Guruleva, Natasha. Costume designer
Grant, William H., III. Lighting designer
Wimberly, Michael. Composer
Lowell, Jackson. Costume designer
Reich, Steve, 1936- Composer
Olaiya, Wunmi. Composer
Philadelphia Dance Company.
Added Title
My science (Choreographic work: Miller)
Hand singing songs (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Labess II (Choreographic work : Brown)
Enemy behind the gates (Choreographic work : Huggins)
Lessons (Choreographic work : Brown)
Gift of Ellen Jacobs Associates.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8006
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