Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

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Title
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
Additional title: Tango vitrola (Choreographic work : Cervera)
Additional title: Desenamoradas (Choreographic work : Pomare)
Additional title: Growth (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Additional title: Things I have not forgotten (Choreographic work : Miller)
Additional title: Come and get the beauty of it hot (Choreographic work : Beatty)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Alexander, Girrard (Dancer)
Bariel, Monnette M. (Dancer)
Berman, Maria (Dancer)
Bloodsaw, Shana (Dancer)
Crawford, Jeffrey (Dancer)
Gardner, Gina (Dancer)
Gartrell, Allen D. (Dancer)
Greene, Terence (Dancer)
Harris, G. D. (Dancer)
Pepper, DeShona (Dancer)
Reed, Greer (Dancer)
Reid, Angela (Dancer)
Stigler, Jerome (Dancer)
Williams, Sheri (Dancer)
Davis, Isiaih (Dancer)
Blunden, Jeraldyne (Director)
Cervera, Alejandro Carlos (Choreographer)
Rensel, John (Lighting designer)
Pomare, Eleo (Choreographer)
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 (Composer)
Keith, Ken (Lighting designer)
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 (Author)
Rhoden, Dwight (Choreographer)
Reich, Steve, 1936- (Composer)
Woods, Collier (Lighting designer)
Miller, Bebe (Choreographer)
Frith, Fred (Composer)
Beatty, Talley (Choreographer)
Davis, Miles (Composer)
Barrera, Juan (Videographer)
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (Performer)
Sathya Production Services (Firm) (Videographer)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Event place)
Pomare, Eleo (Designer)
Pomare, Eleo (Costume designer)
Miller, Bebe (Costume designer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-10-20
Table of Contents
Tango vitrola (ca. 26 min.) / choreography, Alejandro Cervera ; music, traditional ; costume execution, Elizabeth Scheyd ; lighting, John Rensel ; danced by Angela Reid, Monnette Bariel, Isiaih Davis, Terence Greene, Jeffrey Crawford, Jerome Stigler, Maria Berman, Gina Gardner, Shana Bloodsaw, and Gerard Alexander.
Las desenamoradas (ca. 20 min.) / choreography, set, costumes, Eleo Pomare ; choreographer's assistant, Kathy Mariea Thomas ; music, John Coltrane ; costume execution, Terri Reed ; lighting, Ken Keith ; danced by DeShona Pepper (the mother) ; daughters: Gina Gardner (fiancée), Greer Reed (loved), Sheri Williams (deformed), Shana Bloodsaw (watchful), Angela Reid (defiant) ; Allen Gartrell (suitor) ; Jeffrey Crawford, Terence Greene, Jerome Stigler (the imagined). Inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca's drama The house of Bernarda Alba.
Growth (a part of a bigger picture) (ca. 8 min.) / choreography, Dwight Rhoden ; music, Steve Reich ; costume execution, Lowell A. Mathwich ; lighting, Collier Woods ; danced by Sheri Williams.
Things I have not forgotten (ca. 20 min.) / choreography and costumes, Bebe Miller ; music, Fred Frith ; costume execution, Margaret Havens ; lighting, John Rensel ; danced by Sheri Williams with G.D. Harris, Shana Bloodsaw, Angela Reid, and Maria Berman.
Congo tango palace [excerpt from Come and get the beauty of it hot] (ca. 10 min.) / choreography, Talley Beatty ; music, Miles Davis ; costume execution, Lowell A. Mathwich ; lighting, John Rensel ; danced by Maria Berman, Monnette Bariel, Allen Gartell, G.D. Harris, Terence Greene, Shana Bloodsaw, Gina Gardner, Angela Reid, Jerome Stigler, and Jeffrey Crawford.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2400
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5259 (former)
Topics
Argentine tango (Dance)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: founder and artistic director, Jeraldyne Blunden.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, the Joyce Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Performers: Guest dancer: Isaiah Davis.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on October 20, 1996 (matinee), by Juan Barrera of Sathya Production Services.
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) (85 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F12
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12776130
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 491bd560-8b66-0135-6343-69f5edf99b46
Rights Statement
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  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dayton Contemporary Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5eaf3dd0-d9bc-4b02-8720-dfed6317c897

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dayton Contemporary Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5eaf3dd0-d9bc-4b02-8720-dfed6317c897

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5eaf3dd0-d9bc-4b02-8720-dfed6317c897

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company