Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Additional title: Annointed (Choreographic work : Huggins)
Additional title: Evolution of a secured feminine (Choreographic work : Brown)
Additional title: Solo (Choreographic work : Manen)
Additional title: Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Jamison, Judith (Artistic director)
Huggins, Christopher L. (Choreographer)
Huggins, Christopher L. (Costume designer)
Brown, Camille A. (Choreographer)
Manen, Hans van, 1932- (Choreographer)
Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)
Crawford, Al (Lighting designer)
Cherry, Carolyn Meckha (Costume designer)
Venema, Mea (Restager)
Dekker, Keso (Costume designer)
Caboort, Joop (Lighting designer)
Moby (Composer)
Fitzgerald, Ella (Singer)
Carter, Betty, 1944- (Singer)
Wilson, Nancy, 1937- (Singer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1748-1778 (Composer)
Asca, Guillermo (Dancer)
Boyd, Kirven J. (Dancer)
Boykin, Hope (Dancer)
Brown, Clifton (Dancer)
Deshauteurs, Rosalyn (Dancer)
DeVore, Ghrai (Dancer)
Douglass, Khilea (Dancer)
Douthit, Antonio (Dancer)
Gilmore, Vernard J. (Dancer)
Harder, Daniel (Dancer)
Hopkins, Demetia (Dancer)
Jackson, Abdur-Rahim (Dancer)
Bowman, Olivia (Dancer)
Jakel, Megan (Dancer)
Lebrun, Yannick (Dancer)
Machanic, Amos. (Dancer)
McBride, Michael Francis (Dancer)
McLaren, Rachael (Dancer)
Mitchell, Aisha (Dancer)
Parker, Akua Noni (Dancer)
Reed, Briana (Dancer)
Roberts, Jamar (Dancer)
Roberts, Samuel L. (Dancer)
Robinson, Renee, dancer (Dancer)
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- (Dancer)
Sims, Glenn A. (Glenn Allen) (Dancer)
Sims, Linda Celeste (Dancer)
Stamatiou, Constance (Dancer)
Terry, Jermaine (Dancer)
Williams, Tina Monica (Dancer)
Willis, Marcus Jarrell (Dancer)
Shepard, Bobby (Videographer)
Weaver, Jonathan, videographer (Videographer)
Banning, Mark (Videographer)
Bernadi, François (Editor)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2010-12-29
Table of Contents
Annointed (2010) (22 min.) / choreography by Christopher L. Huggins ; assistants to the choreographer, Sean Carmon, Levi Marsman and Makeda Crayton ; music by Moby and Sean Clements ; costumes by Christopher L. Huggins ; costume consultant, Jon Taylor ; lighting by Al Crawford ; danced by Linda Celeste Sims, Jamar Roberts (Passing) ; Linda Celeste Sims, Ghrai DeVore, Rosalyn Deshauteurs, Demetia Hopkins, Constance Stamatiou (Sally Forth) ; Linda Celeste Sims, Ghrai DeVore, Rosalyn Deshauteurs, Demetia Hopkins, Constance Stamatiou, Jamar Roberts, Daniel Harder, Kirven James Boyd, Yannick Lebrun, Antonio Douthit (52 and counting).
The evolution of a secured feminine (2007) (11 min.) / choreography by Camille A. Brown ; assistants to the choreographer, Jasmine Forest, Francine E. Ott ; music sung by Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter, Nancy Wilson ; lighting by Carolyn Meckha Cherry ; performed by Rachael McLaren.
Solo (1997) (8 min.) / choreography by Hans Van Manen ; staged by Mea Van Dijken Venema ; music by Johann Sebastian Bach ; costume design by Keso Dekker ; lighting design by Joop Caboort ; dancers, Clifton Brown, Glenn Allen Sims, Matthew Rushing.
Revelations (1960) (48 min.) / choreography by Alvin Ailey ; music, traditional ; decor and costumes by Ves Harper ; costumes for Rocka my soul redesigned by Barbara Forbes ; lighting by Nicola Cernovitch ; cast: Pilgrim of sorrow: "I been 'buked" / danced by the company -- "Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel" / danced by Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Ghrai DeVore, Demetia Hopkins -- "Fix me, Jesus" / danced by Briana Reed, Jamar Roberts -- Take me to the water: "Processional/Honor, honor" / danced by Daniel Harder, Megan Jakel, Yannick Lebrun, Marcus Jarell Willis -- "Wade in the water" / danced by Constance Stamatiou, Matthew Rushing, Aisha Mitchell -- "I wanna be ready" / danced by Clifton Brown -- Move, members, move: "Sinner man" / danced by Marcus Jarell Willis, Antonio Douthit, Kirven James Boyd -- "The day is past and gone" / danced by the company -- "You may run on" / danced by the company -- "Rocka my soul in the bosom of Abraham" / danced by the company. Includes encore.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-5819
Topics
New York City Center
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: founder, Alvin Ailey ; artistic director, Judith Jamison.
Content: Widescreen.
Content: Recording 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, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Content: Celebrating Revelations at 50 film (produced and directed by Judy Kinberg) was shown in the theater before the performance of Revelations but is not shown on this DVD.
Creation/production credits: Video production, Bobby Shepard ; camera operators, Jonathan Weaver, Mark Banning ; editor, François Bernadi.
Performers: Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Guillermo Asca, Kirven James Boyd, Hope Boykin, Clifton Brown, Rosalyn Deshauteurs, Ghrai DeVore, Khilea Douglass, Antonio Douthit, Vernard J. Gilmore, Daniel Harder, Demetia Hopkins, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Olivia Bowman Jackson, Megan Jakel, Yannick Lebrun, Amos J. Machanic, Jr., Michael Francis McBride, Rachael McLaren, Aisha Mitchell, Akua Noni Parker, Briana Reed, Jamar Roberts, Samuel Lee Roberts, Renee Robinson, Matthew Rushing, Glenn Allen Sims, Linda Celeste Sims, Constance Stamatiou, Jermaine Terry, Tina Monica Williams, Marcus Jarell Willis.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the New York City Center, New York, N.Y., on Dec. 29, 2010.
Funding: This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties.
Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (81 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18980375
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 56c4d610-e365-0130-abd5-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2010. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5a0f77c0-e365-0130-5383-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5a0f77c0-e365-0130-5383-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2010). Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5a0f77c0-e365-0130-5383-3c075448cc4b

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater