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Title
Slaves
Additional title: Slaves (Choreographic work : Faison)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Bellamy, Don (Dancer)
Sands, Uri (Dancer)
Franklin, Edward (Dancer)
Gaddis, Bernard (Dancer)
Gerodias, Jeffrey (Dancer)
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- (Dancer)
Powell, Troy (Dancer)
Cáceres, Linda (Dancer)
Evans, Linda-Denise (Dancer)
Johnson, Lisa (Dancer)
Sandy, Solange (Dancer)
Smallwood, Dwana (Dancer)
Vlad, Desire (Dancer)
Robinson, Renée (Dancer)
Faison, George, 1945- (Choreographer)
Lateef, Yusef (Composer)
Semenya, Caiphus (Composer)
Makeba, Miriam (Composer)
Olds, Jerome (Composer)
Forbes, Barbara (Costume designer)
Sturge, Tom (Lighting designer)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
Wang Center for the Performing Arts (Boston, Mass.) (Event place)
LeCain/Charette Associates (Videographer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1998-04-14
Table of Contents
I, The gazelle / danced by Don Bellamy (griot) ; Uri Sands, Edward Franklin, Bernard Gaddis, Jeffrey Gerodias, Matthew Rushing, Troy O'Neil Powell (hunters) ; Linda Cáceres (gazelle) ; Linda-Denise Evans, Lisa Johnson, Solange Sandy, Dwana Smallwood, Désirée Vlad (maidens) ; Renee Robinson (mother).
II, Intruders / danced by the Company.
III, Ropes / danced by Uri Sands and the Company.
IV, A backward glance / danced by Bernard Gaddis, Uri Sands, and the Company ; with Matthew Rushing (lion).
V, Tears / danced by Linda-Denise Evans and the Company.
VI, Ngola kurila / danced by Désirée Vlad and Bernard Gaddis.
VII, In the dark / danced by Dwana Smallwood and Uri Sands ; with Lisa Johnson and Solange Sandy (birds).
VIII, The block / danced by the Company.
IX, Mighty spirit / danced by the Company.
X, Finale / danced by the Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2447
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5664 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by George Faison.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Creation/production credits: Music, William Fisher ("Children of Abraham"), Yusef Lateef ("A long time ago," "Like it is"), C[aiphus] Semenya ("Mahlalela" ["Lazy bones"]), Mariam Makeba ("Ngola kurila" ["A woman pacifies her hungry child, there is nothing to eat"]), McNeill and Hawkins ("Tanner blue"), Yusef Lateef ("Juba juba"), Jerome Olds ("Mighty spirit," "Sing out") ; costumes, Barbara Forbes ; special fabric treatment, Elissa Tatigikis Iberti ; lighting, Tom Sturge.
Performers: Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 14, 1998, by LeCain/Charette Associates.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (49 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13796588
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a04e3e80-8a75-0135-227f-13a1d3124ed7
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Slaves" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3ff4b17e-63eb-4799-9044-b99117c8d9f3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Slaves" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3ff4b17e-63eb-4799-9044-b99117c8d9f3

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). Slaves Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3ff4b17e-63eb-4799-9044-b99117c8d9f3

Wikipedia Citation

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Slaves