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Title
Complexions--A Concept in Dance
Additional title: Complexions--A Concept in Dance
Additional title: Gravel (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Additional title: Global warming (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Additional title: Diction (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Additional title: Cake (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Additional title: Grapes of wrath (Choreographic work : Rhoden)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Rhoden, Dwight (Director)
Richardson, Desmond (Director)
Richardson, Desmond
Diaz, Alicia
Lizalde, Ricky (Costume designer)
Morinoue, Miho
Mullis, Deanna
Polston, Jeffrey
Rigert, Rebecca
Scott, Antonio Carlos (Composer)
White, Sarah
Williams, Sheri
Salomons, Ruthlyn
Suárez, Adriana
Stapleton, Leonora
Allen, Sarita
Gates, Jodie
Lynch, Aubrey
Joo, Jae Man
Johnson, Christina
Morrison, Aldawna
Wakamatsu, Tomoko
Hamilton, Philip
Herst, Betsy (Lighting designer)
Toliver, Tricia (Lighting designer)
Metheny, Pat (Composer)
Weber, Mark (Composer)
Galindo, Cesar (Costume designer)
Lynch, Aubrey (Author)
Woods, Collier (Lighting designer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Holub, Jenny (Videographer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Complexions (Dance company)
Art of Noise (Musical group)
Joyce Theater Foundation
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Altogether Different (Festival)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1997
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Gravel (ca. 15 min.) / music, Antonio Carlos Scott ; costumes, Epperson ; lighting, Betsy Herst ; danced by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson.
Fractal boundaries (excerpt from Global warming) (ca. 10 min.) / music, Antonio Carlos Scott ; costumes, Ricky Lizalde ; lighting, Dwight Rhoden and Tricia Tolliver ; danced by Alicia Diaz, Ricky Lizalde, Miho Morinoue, Deanna Mullis, Jeffrey Polston, Desmond Richardson, Rebecca Rigert, Antonio Carlos Scott, Sarah White, and Sheri Williams.
Diction (ca. 16 min.) / music, Art of Noise, Falco, Pat Metheny, and Antonio Carlos Scott ; costumes, Ricky Lizalde ; danced by Miho Morinoue, Jeffrey Polston, Desmond Richardson, Ruthlyn Salomons, Antonio Carlos Scott, and Sheri Williams.
Reel 2. Cake (ca. 44 min.) / music, Antonio Carlos Scott, Future Sound of London, and Mark Weber ; vocalist, Phillip Hamilton ; text, Aubrey Lynch and Dwight Rhoden ; American Sign Language translation, Aubrey Lynch ; costumes, Cesar Galindo ; lighting, Betsy Herst ; performed in five sections: 1, The ultimate, danced by Adrianna Suarez and Desmond Richardson ; 2, Countertop, danced by the Company: Sarita Allen, Alicia Diaz, Jodie Gates, Ricky Lizalde, Aubrey Lynch, Jae Man Joo, Christina Johnson, Miho Morinoue, Aldawna Morrison, Deanna Mullis, Jeffrey Polston, Ruthlyn Salomons, Antonio Carlos Scott, Andre Tyson, Tomoko Wakamatsu, Sarah White, and Sheri Williams ; 3, Mixing bowl, danced by the Company ; 4, Batter, danced by Leonora Stapleton, Aldawna Morrison, Sarah White, Ricky Lizalde, Alicia Diaz, and Jae Man Joo ; 5, Pour, bake, serve, danced by Andre Tyson, Christina Johnson, Antonio Carlos Scott, Desmond Richardson, and the Company.
Reverance: Ave Maria (excerpt from The grapes of wrath) (ca. 7 min.) / music, traditional ; costumes, Lamour ; original lighting design, Collier Woods, recreated by Betsy Herst ; danced by Christina Johnson and Donald Williams.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2401
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5267 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation, inc. in the series Altogether Different ; artistic directors, Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson ; choreography, Dwight Rhoden.
Accompanied by house program.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of Complexions--A Concept in Dance, the Joyce Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Performers: Danced by Complexions--A Concept in Dance.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on January 10, 1997 ; video director, Johannes Holub ; camera, Jenny Holub and Penny Ward.
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
Extent: 2 streaming video file (NTSC) (95 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F52
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12953657
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d6ca9d50-8b65-0135-b004-2758b9a226c2
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1997: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Complexions--A Concept in Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7623a324-1602-40bc-b41b-f31b8a669a97

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Complexions--A Concept in Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7623a324-1602-40bc-b41b-f31b8a669a97

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). Complexions--A Concept in Dance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7623a324-1602-40bc-b41b-f31b8a669a97

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Complexions--A Concept in Dance