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After black room ; D-man in the waters

Title
After black room ; D-man in the waters, February 5-6, 1994 / performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at Edison Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri ; choreography by Bill T. Jones.
Publication
1994.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Jones, Bill T.
  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
  • Jones, Bessie, 1902-1984
  • White, Eva, 1915̃-
  • Thomas, Mattie May
  • Perry, Beatrice, 1909̃-
  • Johnson, Leana (Singer)
  • Parks, Mary (Singer)
  • Davis, John, 1903-1972
  • Prince, Liz, 1961-
  • Wierzel, Robert
  • Woods Valdés, Andrea E.
  • Coyoc, Josie
  • Cummings, Torrin
  • Aviles, Arthur
  • Geiger, Eric
  • Goldhuber, Lawrence
  • LeBlanc, Rosalynde
  • Adelaide, Odile Reine
  • Saffrin, Maya
  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, dancer.
  • Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Edison Theatre (Saint Louis, Mo.)
  • Original physical media: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, donor.
Found In
Contained in (manifestation): Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (115 min., 43 sec.)) : sound, color
Summary
A video recording of two matinee stage performances by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at the Washington University in Saint Louis Edison Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri on February 5 and 6, 1994. The recording on February 5, 1994 consists of And the maiden, Shared distance, and an excerpt of D-man in the waters. Bill T. Jones speaks to the audience before each performance, but he cannot be seen on the recording. The recording on February 6, 1994 consists of After black room and an excerpt of D-man in the waters.
Uniform Title
D-man in the waters (Choreographic work : Jones). Selections.
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
Note
  • Title and date from original videocassette label.
  • Production credits from the event programs in the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records dated February 5, 1994 and February 6, 1994.
  • Videocassette label lists location as Edwin Theatre in St. Louis, but this was actually the Edison Theatre at the Washington University in St. Louis, Missori. The label incorrectly lists After black room as being on the recording, but the first dance is And the maiden. There is also a performance of Shared distance that is not listed on the label.
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at the Washington University in Saint Louis Edison Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri on February 5, 1994 and February 6, 1994.
Contents
Matinee February 5, 1994 performance. And the maiden / choreography by: Bill T. Jones ; music: "O death" by Bessie Jones and group from Georgia Sea Island songs; "No mo freedom" sung by Eva White; "No mo freedom" sung by Mattie Mae Thomas; "Where have you been John Billy" sung by Beatrice Perry, Leana Johnson and Mary Parks; "Moses" and "Beulah land" by John Davis and group from Georgia Sea Island songs ; costume by: Liz Prince ; decor by: Bill T. Jones ; lighting design by: Robert Wierzel ; performed by Andrea E. Woods (starts at 04:15, 14 min.) -- Shared distance / choreography by Bill T. Jones ; performed by Josie Coyoc and Torrin Cummings (starts at 22:30, 21 min.) -- D-man in the waters [excerpt] / choreography by: Bill T. Jones ; music by: Felix Mendelssohn ; costumes by: Company ; lighting design by: Robert Wierzel ; dancers: Arthur Aviles, Josie Coyoc, Torrin Cummings, Eric Geiger, Lawrence Goldhuber, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Odile Reine-Adelaide, Maya Saffrin, Andrea E. Woods (starts at 49:00, 15 min.) -- Matinee February 6, 1994 performance. After black room / choreography by: Bill T. Jones ; lighting design by: Robert Wierzel ; dancers: Arthur Aviles and Eric Geiger, Torrin Cummings and Rosalynde LeBlanc ; Lawrence Goldhuber and Maya Saffrin, Odile Reine-Adelaide and Andrea E. Woods (starts at 01:06:04, 27 min.) -- D-man in the waters [excerpt] / [production and dance credits identical to February 5, 1994 performance] (starts at 01:38:38, 15 min.).
OCLC
1429918139
Title
After black room ; D-man in the waters, February 5-6, 1994 / performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at Edison Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri ; choreography by Bill T. Jones.
Production
1994.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
015543
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
video file
Cast
Performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Event
Recorded at the Washington University in Saint Louis Edison Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri on February 5, 1994 and February 6, 1994.
Original Version
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): After black room ; D-man in the waters, 1994. 1 videocassette (115 min., 43 sec.) : sound, color ; 8 mm. (SPEC AMI ID)322894
Local Note
Dance company identifier on original item label: P9402051
Added Author
Choreography (work): Jones, Bill T. And the maiden.
Choreography (work): Jones, Bill T. Shared distance.
Choreography (work): Jones, Bill T. After black room.
Music (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Octet, violins (4), violas (2), cellos (2), op. 20, E♭ major. Selections.
Jones, Bessie, 1902-1984, singer.
White, Eva, 1915̃- singer.
Thomas, Mattie May, singer.
Perry, Beatrice, 1909̃- singer.
Johnson, Leana (Singer), singer.
Parks, Mary (Singer), singer.
Davis, John, 1903-1972, singer.
Prince, Liz, 1961- costume designer.
Wierzel, Robert, lighting designer.
Jones, Bill T., set designer, speaker.
Woods Valdés, Andrea E., dancer.
Coyoc, Josie, dancer.
Cummings, Torrin, dancer.
Aviles, Arthur, dancer.
Geiger, Eric, dancer.
Goldhuber, Lawrence, dancer.
LeBlanc, Rosalynde, dancer.
Adelaide, Odile Reine, dancer.
Saffrin, Maya, dancer.
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, dancer.
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Edison Theatre (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Original physical media: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, donor.
Added Title
Choreography (work): D-man in the waters (Choreographic work : Jones). Selections.
Found In:
Contained in (manifestation): Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records.
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