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Praise house [videorecording]

Title
Praise house [videorecording] / [presented by] Urban Bush Women; choreography by Pat Hall-Smith and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar; music by Carl Riley.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (87 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Uniform Title
Praise house (Choreographic work : Hall-Smith and Zollar)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Dramaturg: Laurie Carlos. Direction: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. Lyricists: Carl Riley and Angelyn Dubord. Visual designer: Leni Schwendinger. Rhythm consultant/instrument creator: David Daniel Pleasant.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance in the Ted Shawn Theater, Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on July 26, 1990.
Biography (note)
  • This work is based in part on the life and works of Minnie Evans.
Contents
Act I: Gifting -- Act II (sometime later): Draw or die.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7956
Title
Praise house [videorecording] / [presented by] Urban Bush Women; choreography by Pat Hall-Smith and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar; music by Carl Riley.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Dramaturg: Laurie Carlos. Direction: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. Lyricists: Carl Riley and Angelyn Dubord. Visual designer: Leni Schwendinger. Rhythm consultant/instrument creator: David Daniel Pleasant.
Performer
Performers include Laurie Carlos (Elder Hannah/Granny), Viola Sheely (Younger Hannah), Theresa Cousar (Momma), Yekk Muzic (Brother Meshack/An Angel of the Crossroads), Christina Jones (June), Grisha Coleman (Genevieve), Christine King (Penny), Amy Pivar (Lillie Star), "Gabu" Wedderburn (Thaddeus Junior), Deborah Thomas (Hibiscus).
Event
Videotaped in performance in the Ted Shawn Theater, Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on July 26, 1990.
Biography
This work is based in part on the life and works of Minnie Evans.
Added Author
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer.
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, director.
Carlos, Laurie. Author
Carlos, Laurie. Performer
Hall-Smith, Pat, choreographer.
King, Christine (Christine L.), performer.
Pivar, Amy. Performer
Riley, Carl. Composer
Sheely, Viola. Performer
Coleman, Grisha. Performer
Jones-Stewart, Christina. Performer
DeBord, Angelyn. Lyricist
Pleasant, David.
Schwendinger, Leni. Designer
Thomas, Deborah. Performer
Cousar, Terri. Performer
Wedderburn, Junior "Gabu." Performer
Urban Bush Women (Dance company)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Added Title
Praise house (Choreographic work : Hall-Smith and Zollar)
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7956
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