NDI's 1986 Event of the Year : China Dig
NamesNational Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-Dia, Maria DiNorris, LeeAmram, DavidCharnin, MartinCollins, Judy, 1939-Corea, ChickHyman, Dick, 1927-Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989Yu, DachengAlbers, DedeDavid, NinaGuangming, YanJablons, ElissaKorjhan, VictorioLehman, AmyZhang, PingWeinstein, EllenYao, YongFan, SilianKatz, AlexAbrams, DonYount, Kenneth MLi, KeyuRubenstein, DavidBasinski, LaurenceBurbank, ScottLeachman, ClorisMarquez, MelindaMoore, Mary Tyler, 1936-2017O'Brien, ShaunReinking, AnnBangura, OyaGarcia, YeseniaRosenfeld, EricaShipper, PaulVaughan, KevinBrennan, NoraLarson, LizCarro, Joe LoViviano, SalAhola, HelenBliwas, RichardBrett, DougDinerstein, AdeleDistler, JedGadbois, HeamGelpe, JoelHastil, PaulHeller, BillKarush, LarryKorman, JeromeProuty, DavidOrtiz, PacoAmador, RicardoOchiai, KumiNational Dance Institute (U.S.)Boys' Choir of Harlem
National Dance Institute Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1986-06-01Date Created: 1986-06-02
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4591
TopicsDance in educationDance for children
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: conceived, written and directed by Jacques d'Amboise.Dates taken from Making of China Dig, *MGZIDF 4589.Creation/production credits: Produced by Maria Productions, Inc., Maria Di Dia; music arranged and conducted by Lee Norris, with original selections composed by David Amram, Martin Charnin, Judy Collins, Chick Corea, Dick Hyman, Lee Norris, Virgil Thomson, Yu Dacheng; lyrics by Martin Charnin, Judy Collins, and Jacques d'Amboise; choreography by Jacques d'Amboise, with Dede Albers, Nina David, Yan Guangming, Elissa Jablons, Victorio Korjhan, Amy Lehman, Zhang Ping, Ellen Weinstein, Yao Yong; Act I scenery, Fan Silian; Act II scenery, Alex Katz; lighting by Don Abrams; costumes for National Dance Institute, Kenneth M. Yount; costumes for the People's Republic of China, Li Keyu. Production staff: production coordinator, Rosemary Carey; stage manager, David Rubenstein; sound designer, Weisberg Audio, Laurence Basinski. Video editor, Scott Burbank, Aztec Video Productions.Performers: Starring Judy Collins, Victorio Korjhan, Cloris Leachman, Melinda Marquez, Mary Tyler Moore, Shaun O'Brien, Ann Reinking, New York Dancing Police; and the Five Adventurers: Oya Bangura, Yesenia Garcia, Erica Rosenfeld, Paul Shipper, Kevin Vaughan. With over 1,500 children from National Dance Institute's New York, New Jersey, California, Massachusetts and Maine programs. Special guests, 56 children from People's Republic of China, overall artistic director, Sun Guangyan. Additional singers, Nora Brennan, Liz Larson, Joe Lo Carro, Sal Viviano, The Boys Choir of Harlem. Pianists and musicians, Hellen Ahola, Richard Bliwas, Doug Brett, Adele Dinerstein, Jed Distler, Heam Gadbois, Joel Gelpe, Paul Hastil, Bill Heller, Larry Karush, Jerome Korman, David Prouty; flamenco singer, Paco Ortiz; guitarists, Ricardo Amador, Kumi Ochiai.Venue: Recorded June 1-2, 1986 Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden, New York City.Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (53 min) :sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 954585477NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21049355Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63494680-935c-0136-44cd-0b318d3452fc
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