Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 2012 December 19Additional title: From before (Choreographic work : Fagan)Additional title: Strange humors (Choreographic work : Battle)Additional title: Another Night (Choreographic work : Abraham)Additional title: Grace (Choreographic work : Brown)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Battle, Robert (Artistic director)Battle, Robert (Choreographer)Fagan, Garth (Choreographer)Fagan, Garth (Costume designer)Abraham, Kyle, 1977- (Choreographer)Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Choreographer)Rogers-Cropper, Natalie (Choreographer)MacDonald, Ralph (Composer)Crawford, Al (Lighting designer)Mackey, John (Composer)Wilmore, Burke J (Lighting designer)Rafailedes, Rachelle (Production personnel)Monteiro, Chalvar (Production personnel)Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 (Composer)Nagata, Naoko (Costume designer)Scully, Dan (Lighting designer)Cabuag, Arcell (Production personnel)Olaiya, Wunmi (Costume designer)Grant, William H., III (Lighting designer)Asca, Guillermo (Dancer)Boykin, Hope (Dancer)Carmon, Sean A (Dancer)Daley, Sarah (Dancer)DeVore, Ghrai (Dancer)Douthit, Antonio (Dancer)Boyd, Kirven J (Dancer)Gardner, Renaldo (Dancer)Gilmore, Vernard JGreen, Jacqueline, (Dancer) (Dancer)Harder, Daniel (Dancer)Hopkins, Demetia (Dancer)Jackson, Michael (Dancer)Jakel, Megan (Dancer)Lebrun, Yannick (Dancer)Graf, Alicia J (Dancer)McBride, Michael Francis (Dancer)McLaren, Rachael (Dancer)Mitchell, Aisha (Dancer)Parker, Akua Noni (Dancer)Pereyra, Belen (Dancer)Reed, Briana (Dancer)Roberts, Jamar (Dancer)Roberts, Samuel L (Dancer)Robotham, Kelly (Dancer)Segawa, Kanji (Dancer)Sims, Glenn A. (Glenn Allen) (Dancer)Sims, Linda Celeste (Dancer)Terry, Jermaine (Dancer)Willis, Marcus Jarrell (Dancer)Rushing, Matthew, 1973- (Dancer)Bernadi, François (Editor)Shepard, Bobby (Videographer)Weaver, Jonathan (Videographer)Chin, Michael (Videographer)Missoni (Firm) (Costume designer)Jazz Messengers (Musician)New York City Center (Presenter)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2012-12-19
Table of ContentsFrom Before (1978) (19 min.) / choreography and costumes by Garth Fagan ; restaged by Natalie Rogers-Cropper ; music by Ralph MacDonald ; original lighting by C.T. Oakes ; lighting by Al Crawford ; dancers, Jamar Roberts, Linda Celeste Sims, Glenn Allen Sims, Kelly Robotham, Marcus Jarrell Willis, Yannick Lebrun, Belen Pereyra, Rachael McLaren, Vernard J. Gilmore, Hope Boykin, Michael Francis McBride, Alicia Graf Mack, Jermaine Terry, Sarah Daley, Michael Jackson, Jr., Jacqueline Green.Strange Humors (1998) / choreography by Robert Battle ; music by John Mackey ; costumes by Missoni ; costumes reconstructed by Jon Taylor ; lighting by Burke Wilmore ; dancers, Kirven James Boyd, Samuel Lee Roberts.Another Night (2012) (16 min.) / choreography by Kyle Abraham ; assistants to the choreographer, Rachelle Rafailedes & Chalvar Monteiro ; music, Dizzy Gillespie (A Night in Tunisia); performed by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers ; costumes by Naoko Nagata ; lighting by Dan Scully ; dancers, Jacqueline Green, Jamar Roberts, Hope Boykin, Aisha Mitchell, Belen Pereyra, Yannick LeBrun, Samuel Lee Roberts, Kirven James Boyd, Antonio Douthit, Renaldo Gardner.Grace (1999) (32 min.) / choreography by Ronald K. Brown ; assitant to the Choreographer, Arcell Cabuag ; music by Various Artists ; costumes by Omatayo Wunmi Olaiya ; lighting by William H. Grant III ; created for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; dancers, Linda Celeste Sims, Demetia Hopkins, Matthew Rushing, Antonio Douthit, Vernard J. Gilmore, Glenn Allen Sims, Guillermo Asca, Kirven James Boyd, Belen Pereyra, Ghrai DeVore, Rachael McLaren.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1342
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: artistic director, Robert Battle.Content: Widescreen.Content: The Artists of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, members of the American Guild of Musical Artists AFL-CIO, have graciously donated their services for this very special project.Content: The New York Public Library expresses its appreciation to the following for their cooperation with the Dance Division porject: New York City Center, American Guild of Musical Artists (A.G.M.A.), and International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E), Local One.Content: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Video production, Bobby Shepard ; editor, François Bernadi ; camera operators, Jonathan Weaver, Michael Chin.Performers: Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Guillermo Asca, Kirven James Boyd, Hope Boykin, Sean A. Carmon, Sarah Daley, Ghrai DeVore, Antonio Douthit, Renaldo Gardner, Vernard J. Gilmore, Jacqueline Green, Daniel Harder, Demetia Hopkins, Michael Jackson, Jr., Megan Jakel, Yannick Lebrun, Alicia Graf Mack, Michael Francis McBride, Rachael McLaren, Aisha Mitchell, Akua Noni Parker, Belen Pereyra, Briana Reed, Jamar Roberts, Samuel Lee Roberts, Kelly Robothan, Kanji Segawa, Glenn Allen Sims, Linda Celeste Sims, Jernaine Terry, Marcus Jarrell Willis; Matthew Rushing (guest artist).Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York City Center, New York, N.Y. on 2012 December 19.Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.Funding: This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (73 min.) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897478088NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20491315Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f53a9e0-66a8-0132-968e-3c075448cc4b
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