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Dance Black America

Title
Dance Black America [videorecording] / Dance Horizons Video by Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker with David Hawkins ; a festival by State University of New York and Brooklyn Academy of Music ; produced and distributed by State University of New York and Pennebaker Associates, Inc.
Publication
Pennington, NJ : Dance Horizons Video : Distributed by Princeton Book Co., 1990, c1984.

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Additional Authors
  • Johnson, Louis.
  • Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965.
  • Dunham, Katherine.
  • Pomare, Eleo.
  • Fagan, Garth.
  • Davis, Chuck, 1937-2017.
  • Sloan, Lenwood.
  • Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014.
  • Charles Moore Dance Theatre. prf
  • Garth Fagan's Bucket Dance Theatre. prf
  • Chuck Davis Dance Company. prf
  • Mama Lu Parks' Jazz Dancers. prf
  • Magnificent Force. prf
  • Jazzy Double Dutch Jumpers. prf
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. prf
  • Pennebaker Associates.
  • State University of New York.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Dance Horizons Video (Firm)
Description
1 videocassette (88 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Summary
Documents a four-day festival of dancers and dance companies held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Celebrates the evolution of black dance from the sly parody of plantation quadrilles known as the Cakewalk to the contemporary sophistication of the Alvin Ailey Company.
Alternative Title
  • Ostrich.
  • Shango.
  • Junkie.
  • From before.
  • Lenjen-Go/Mandiani.
  • Juba.
  • Cakewalk.
  • Snakehips.
  • Lindy hop.
  • Tap dance.
  • Break dancing.
  • Double Dutch jump rope.
  • Fontessa and friends.
Subjects
Credits (note)
  • Festival directors, Patricia Kerr Ross, Mikki Shepard ; executive producers, Patricia Kerr Ross, Harvey Licthenstein, Mikki Shepard, Frazer Pennebaker.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
Contents
The ostrich (1932) / choreography, Asadata Dafora ; dancer, Charles Moore -- Shango (1945) / choreography, Katherine Dunham ; dancers, Charles Moore Dance Theatre -- Junkie (1965) / choreographer and performer, Eleo Pomare -- From before (1978) / choreography, Garth Fagan ; dancers, The Bucket Dance Company -- Lenjen-Go/Mandiani / choreography, Chuck Davis ; dancers, The Chuck Davis Dance Company -- Juba (1845-65) / reconstructed by Lenwood Sloan ; dancer, Leon Jackson -- The cakewalk (1900?) / choreography, Lenwood Sloan ; dancers, Leon Jackson, Halifu Osumare -- Snakehips (1920?) / originated by Snakehips' Tucker ; dancer, Al Perryman -- Lindy hop / dancers, Mama Lu Parks' Jazz Dancers -- Tap dance / dancer, Chuck Green ; music, Duke Ellington -- Break dancing / The Magnificent Force -- Double Dutch jump rope / The Jazzy Double Dutch Jumpers -- Fontessa and friends / choreography, Louis Johnson ; dancers, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.
OCLC
ocm25972027
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library