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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Publication
c2008.

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1 videodisc (NTSC) (76 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Béjart)
  • Unfold (Choreographic work : Battle)
  • Groove to nobody's business (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Saddle up! (Choreographic work : Mosley)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Aspect ratio 16:9 anamorphic widescreen.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Credits (note)
  • Video production, Bobby Shepard ; cameramen, Ronald Grey, Jonathan Weaner ; editor, François Bernadi.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the New York City Center, New York, on Dec. 19, 2007.
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.
  • The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Firebird (1970) (ca. 24 min.) / choreography by Maurice Béjart ; restaged by Shonach Mirk Robles ; music composed by Igor Stravinsky (The Firebird Suite) ; costume design by Joëlle Roustan & Roger Bernard ; dancers, Clifton Brown, Jamar Roberts, Linda Celeste Sims, Alicia J. Graff, Ebony Haswell, Kirven J. Boyd, Glenn Allen Sims, Amos J. Machanic, Jr., Vernard J. Gilmore, Malik Le Nost.
  • Unfold (2005) (ca. 6 min.) / choreography by Robert Battle ; assistant to the choreographer, Kanji Segawa ; music by Gustave Charpentier (Louise, Act III, Dupuis le jour, performed by Leontyn Price) ; costume design by Jon Taylor ; lighting design by Lynda Erbs ; danced by Linda Celeste Sims, Clifton Brown.
  • The groove to nobody's business (2007) (ca. 16 min.) / choreography by Camille A. Brown ; assistants to the choreographer, Francine E. Ott & Clarice Young ; music by Doc Pomus (Lonely Avenue performed by Ray Charles), Ray Charles (What'd I say), and Brandon McCune ; costume design by Carolyn Meckha Cherry ; lighting design by Dalila Kee ; scenic design by J. Wiese ; dancers by sections, Lonely Avenue: Matthew Rushing & company ; More time than anybody: Renee Robinson, Hope Boykin, Olivia Bowman, Matthew Rushing, Kirven J. Boyd, Malik Le Nost ; Mind your groove: Linda Celeste Sims, Guillermo Asca, Glenn Allen Sims & company.
  • Saddle up! (2007) (ca. 29 min.) / choreography by Fredrick Earl Mosley ; assistants to the choreographer, Michael McBride, Alenka Cizmesija, Ellenore Scott ; music by Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor ; costume design by Ann Hould Ward ; scenic and lighting design by Al Crawford ; dancers by sections, New sheriff in town: Clifton Brown ; Till death do us part: The company ; Showdown!: Matthew Rushing & Clifton Brown ; Perfect fit: Gwynenn Taylor Jones ; Lady like: The company ; Hidden treasure: Renee Robinson & company ; May I have this dance?: Glenn Allen Sims, Briana Reed, Kirven J. Boyd, Rosalyn Deshauteurs ; Hoedown!: Renee Robinson, Briana Reed, Rosalyn Deshauteurs, Tina Monica Williams, Gwynenn Taylor Jones, Matthew Rushing, Glenn Allen Sims, Clifton Brown, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Kirven J. Boyd.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3703
OCLC
229898139
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [videorecording] / artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Imprint
c2008.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the New York City Center, New York, on Dec. 19, 2007.
Credits
Video production, Bobby Shepard ; cameramen, Ronald Grey, Jonathan Weaner ; editor, François Bernadi.
Performer
Danced by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Guillermo Asca, Olivia Bowman, Kirven J. Boyd, Hope Boykin, Clifton Brown, Courtney Brené Corbin, Rosalyn Deshauteurs, Khilea Douglass, Antonio Douthit, Vernard J. Gilmore, Alicia J. Graf, Ebony Haswell, Zach Law Ingram, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Amos J. Machanic, Jr., Adam McKinney, Brianna Reed, Jamar Roberts, Renee Robinson, Matthew Rushing, Glenn Allen Sims, Linda Celeste Sims, Yusha-Marie Sorzano, Constance Stamatiou, Tina Monica Williams.
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.
The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Added Author
Asca, Guillermo, dancer.
Bowman-Jackson, Olivia, dancer.
Boyd, Kirven J., dancer.
Brown, Clifton, dancer.
Douthit, Antonio, dancer.
Boykin, Hope, dancer.
Jackson, Abdur-Rahim, dancer.
Jones, Gwynenn Taylor, dancer.
Le Nost, Malik, dancer.
Lyst, Roxanne, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Roberts, Jamar, dancer.
Corbin, Courtney Brené, dancer.
Douglass, Khilea, dancer.
Gilmore, Vernard J., dancer.
Graf, Alicia J., dancer.
Deshauteurs, Rosalyn, dancer.
Sims, Glenn A. (Glenn Allen), dancer.
Haswell, Ebony, dancer.
Ingram, Zach Law, dancer.
Jackson, Chris (Dancer)
Laury, Willy, dancer.
Machanic, Amos J., Jr., dancer.
McKinney, Adam, dancer.
Reed, Briana, dancer.
Robinson, Renee (Dancer)
Sims, Linda Celeste, dancer.
Sorzano, Yusha-Marie, dancer.
Stamatiou, Constance, dancer.
Williams, Tina Monica, dancer.
Jamison, Judith, director.
Béjart, Maurice, choreographer.
Battle, Robert, choreographer.
Brown, Camille A., choreographer.
Mosley, Fredrick Earl, choreographer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Orchestra music. Selections.
Roustan, Joelle, costume designer.
Bernard, Roger, costume designer.
Charpentier, Gustave, 1860-1956. Louise. Depuis le jour où je me suis donnée.
Taylor, Jon, costume designer.
Erbs, Lynda, lighting designer.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004, composer.
McCune, Brandon, composer.
Pomus, Doc, composer.
Cherry, Carolyn Meckha, costume designer.
Kee, Dalila, lighting designer.
Hould-Ward, Ann, costume designer.
Crawford, Al, lighting designer.
Crawford, Al, set designer.
Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955- instrumentalist.
Meyer, Edgar, composer.
Meyer, Edgar, instrumentalist.
O'Connor, Mark, composer.
Shepard, Bobby, videographer.
Bernadi, François, editor of moving image work
New York Public Library. Dance Division.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Added Title
Firebird (Choreographic work : Béjart)
Unfold (Choreographic work : Battle)
Groove to nobody's business (Choreographic work : Brown)
Saddle up! (Choreographic work : Mosley)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3703
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