Zollar: UncensoredAdditional title: Batty moves (Choreographic work : Zollar)Additional title: Walking with Pearl--Africa diaries (Choreographic work : Zollar)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo (Choreographer)Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo (Dancer)Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo (Director)Dénécy, Catherine (Dancer)Forté, Marjani (Dancer)King, Christine (Christine L.) (Dancer)McGregor, Paloma (Dancer)Speis, Samantha (Dancer)Turner, Keisha (Dancer)Williams, Bennalldra (Dancer)Botsford, Beverly (Performer)Somi, 1979- (Performer)Threadgill, Pyeng (Performer)Hemesath, Matthew (Costume designer)Hamburger, Susan (Lighting designer)Shelby, Nel (Videographer)Duggan, Christopher (Videographer)Urban Bush Women (Dance company) (Performer)New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2010-01-21
Table of ContentsPerformance (72 min.). We come here for the dreams from Bones and ash (1995) / written by Jewelle Gomez -- New Moon fantasies (1987) -- Soon come, excerpt from Batty moves (1995) -- Shake what your mama gave ya, excerpt from Batty Moves (1995) -- My female hand, excerpt from Hands singing song, with augmented sections from Anarchy, Wild women and Dinah (1998) -- Womb wars, excerpt from River Woman (1992) -- Journey to the sacred mountain of ife, excerpt from Walking with Pearl...Africa diaries (2004) -- Marinesa excerpts (1985) -- LifeDance II...The Papess (mirror in the waters) (1987).Post-performance discussion (28 min.) / moderator, Charmaine Patricia Warren ; interviewees, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and the company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6128
TopicsZollar, Jawole Willa JoUrban Bush Women (Dance company)Dance Theater Workshop
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreographed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar in collaboration with the company ; directed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ; [performed by] Urban Bush Women.Content: Widescreen.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Urban Bush Women, Dance Theater Workshop, and The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Content: Accomp. house program located in Dance Division's *MGZB Urban Bush Women [Programs].Creation/production credits: Costumes by Matthew Hemesath aned Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ; lighting design by Susan Hamburger ; videography, Nel Shelby and Christopher Duggan.Creation/production credits: Performers, Urban Bush Women: Catherine Dénécy, Marjani Forté, Christine King, Paloma McGregor, Samantha Speis, Keisha Turner, Bennalldra Williams, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ; guest artists, Beverly Botsford (percussionist), Somi (vocalist, composer), and Pyeng Threadgill (vocalist, composer).Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, N.Y., on Jan. 21, 2010.Funding: This recording is made possible by a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (101 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionJawole Willa Jo Zollar and the dancers discuss the creation of this collage work, the difficulty in choosing sections, the dancers experiences working from video and creating the emotional range needed to perform this work, and the use of color in the costumes.Compilation of past dance works performed as a new choreographic work.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19318544Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 38801680-e366-0130-297c-3c075448cc4b
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