NamesTropicana, Carmelita (Performer)Tropicana, Carmelita (Author)Angelos, Maureen (Performer)Troyano, Ela (Cinematographer)Troyano, Ela (Author)Troyano, Ela (Performer)Soto, Merian (Performer)Parnes, Uzi (Performer)Parnes, Uzi (Author)Parnes, Uzi (Director)Alamo, Pilar (Performer)Daza-Paris, Livia (Performer)Ortega, Jaime (Performer)Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Performer)Ries, Diane Jeep (Performer)Moore, Rebecca (Performer)Monson, Jennifer (Performer)Schäfer-Schafroth, Elfi (Performer)Iobst, Anne (Performer)Schaffner, William Shipley (Lighting designer)Pillsbury, Suzanne (Film editor)Pepatian (Dance company) (Performer)Tour de Fuerza (Dance showcase) (Contributor)Video D Studios (Videographer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1988
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2649
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopHispanic AmericansDance
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the Suitcase Fund of Dance Theater Workshop in association with Pepatian as part of Tour de Fuerza: Nuevo Latino Dance & Performance ; written by Carmelita Tropicana, Uzi Parnes, and Ela Troyano ; directed by Uzi Parnes.Statement of responsibility: Presented on the same program with Melba and Fetiche (see *MGZIDVD 5-2654).Creation/production credits: Choreography, not credited; scenery and costumes, The House of Chandalier; slides, Uzi Parnes; film, Ela Troyano (camera) and Suzanne Pillsbury (editing); lighting, William Shipley Schaffner.Performers: Performed onstage by Carmelita Tropicana (detective/Carmelita Tropicana), Maureen Angelos (Machito Tropicana/Incarnación), Ela Troyano (Rosalia/phone girl/Las Vegas girl), Merián Soto (Serafina/Tropicanette), Uzi Parnes (Zoraida/Louis the wheezer), Pilar Alamo (Domitilia/Tropicanette), Jaime Ortega (Juanito Tropicanette), and Livia Daza-Paris (Tropicanette).Performers: Performed on film by Ishmael Houston-Jones (Rodney, the choreographer at the Tropicana/St. Lazaro), Diane Jeep Ries (the boss), Rebecca Moore (first Tropicanette), Jennifer Monson (second Tropicanette), Elfi Schafer-Schafroth (third Tropicanette), Anne Iobst (fourth Tropicanette), and Fido (Fido).Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Oct. 27, 1988, by Video D Studios.Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174906Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0406ad70-6f2a-0131-f903-3c075448cc4b
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