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Urban Bush Women [videorecording].

Title
Urban Bush Women [videorecording].
Publication
1989.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (97 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Uniform Title
  • Bitter tongue (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • Heat (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • I don't know, but I've been told if you keep on dancin' you'll never grow old (Choreographic work : Zollar)
  • Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • All choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar in collaboration with the company. Costumes by Gabriel Berry (I don't know..., Lipstick) and Theresa Cousar (Bitter tongue)
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in Studio 2, Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on July 27, 1989.
Contents
I don't know, but I've been told if you keep on dancin' you'll never grow old / music composed and performed by David Pleasant; performed by the company (19 min.) -- Working for free, a structured improvisation / performed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (10 min.) ---- Bitter tongue / traditional music of the Gbaya people of the Central African Republic; performed by the company (15 min.) -- Lipstick [excerpt from Heat] / text by Thought Music (Laurie Carlos, Jessica Hagedorn, Robbie McCauley); performed by the company (18 min.) -- [Instrumental music] / performed by David Pleasant (10 min.) -- Madness / text by Verta Mae Smart-Grosvenor (from Vibration cooking); performed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (5 min.) -- Shelter [excerpt from Heat] / music composed and performed by David Pleasant (Shelter soundscape); text by Hattie Gossett (Reduced resources) and Laurie Carlos (Belongo); performed by the company (20 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7916
Title
Urban Bush Women [videorecording].
Imprint
1989.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
All choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar in collaboration with the company. Costumes by Gabriel Berry (I don't know..., Lipstick) and Theresa Cousar (Bitter tongue)
Performer
Performed by Urban Bush Women: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Grisha Coleman, Theresa Cousar, Christina Jones, Christina King, Viola Sheely, Robin Wilson, Marlies Yearby, with guest artist David Pleasant.
Event
Videotaped in Studio 2, Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on July 27, 1989.
Summary
This program was part of the Splash Festival, a two-week celebration of new dance and music presented for the second year at Jacob's Pillow in 1989.
Added Author
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer, dancer.
Coleman, Grisha, dancer.
Cousar, Terri, dancer. Costume designer
King, Christina, dancer.
Sheely, Viola, dancer.
Wilson, Robin, dancer.
Yearby, Marlies, dancer.
Jones-Stewart, Christina, dancer.
Pleasant, David. Composer. Instrumentalist
Berry, Gabriel. Costume designer
Carlos, Laurie. Author
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- Author
McCauley, Robbie. Author
Smart-Grosvenor, Vertamae. Author
Gossett, Hattie, 1942- Author
Urban Bush Women (Dance company)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Added Title
I don't know, but I've been told if you keep on dancin' you'll never grow old (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Bitter tongue (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Heat (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7916
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