For the love of Dove [Close shot]: a benefit for the Actors' Fund of America Additional title: Red angels (Choreographic work : Dove)Additional title: Vespers (Choreographic work : Dove)Additional title: Urban folk dance (Choreographic work : Dove)Additional title: Serious pleasures (Choreographic work : Dove)Additional title: Dancing on the front porch of heaven (Choreographic work : Dove)Additional title: Twilight (Choreographic work : Dove)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Dove, Ulysses (Choreographer)Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007 (Speaker)Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)Whelan, Wendy (Dancer)Boal, Peter (Dancer)Evans, Albert, 1970- (Dancer)Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012 (Speaker)Allen, Debbie, 1950- (Speaker)Bloodsaw, Shana (Dancer)Gardner, Gina (Dancer)Hickman-Matlock, Shonna (Dancer)Pepper, DeShona (Dancer)Williams, Sheri (Dancer)Wood, Dawn (Dancer)Hines, Gregory (Speaker)Gee, Danielle (Dancer)Thomas, Nasha (Dancer)Bellamy, Don (Dancer)Gaddis, Bernard (Dancer)White, Lillias (Speaker)White, Lillias (Singer)Fagundes, Christina (Dancer)Brown, Ethan (Dancer)Lindqvist, Marie (Dancer)Valev, Anna (Dancer)Zetterström, Eugénia (Dancer)Collins, Brendan (Dancer)Nilsson, Hans (Dancer)Wikström, Jan-Erik (Dancer)Rowell, Mary (Instrumentalist)Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)Salavatov, Renat (Conductor)Selby, Margaret (Producer)Darnell, Bill (Producer)Einhorn, Richard, 1952 August 2- (Composer)Hynes, Holly (Costume designer)Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)Rouse, Mikel (Composer)Grant, William H., III (Lighting designer)Torke, Michael (Composer)Jackness, Andrew (Set designer)Jackness, Andrew (Costume designer)Ruggieri, Robert (Composer)Gallardo, Jorge (Designer)Pärt, Arvo (Composer)Nilsson, Björn (Lighting designer)Barrera, Juan (Videographer)Ostroff, Jake (Videographer)New York City Ballet (Dancer)Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (Dancer)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Dancer)American Ballet Theatre (Dancer)Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden) (Dancer)New York Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (Musician)Actors' Fund of America (Associated name)Sathya Production Services (Firm) (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996
Table of ContentsIntroduction by Kitty Carlisle Hart -- Red angels (ca. 13 min.) / music, Richard Einhorn (Maxwell's demon) ; costumes, Holly Hynes ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by New York City Ballet: Heléne Alexopoulos, Wendy Whelan, Peter Boal, and Albert Evans ; electric violin played by Mary Rowell -- Introduction by Joe Benincasa (executive director, Actors' Fund), Tom Dillon (president, Actors' Fund), and Celeste Holm -- Film excerpt: Ulysses Dove rehearses Vespers with members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / from Two by Dove, co-produced by 13/WNET and BBC ; produced by Margaret Selby ; directed by David Hinton -- Introduction by Debbie Allen -- Vespers (ca. 19 min.) / music, Mikel Rouse (Quorum) ; lighting, William Grant III ; danced by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company: Shana Bloodsaw, Gina Gardner, Shonna Hickman-Matlock, DeShona Pepper, Sheri Williams, and Dawn Wood -- Introduction by Gregory Hines -- Urban folk dance (ca. 10 min.) / music, Michael Torke (Flint) ; set and costumes, Andrew Jackness ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Danielle Gee, Nasha Thomas, Don Bellamy, and Bernard Gaddis -- Introduction by Lillias White -- Serious pleasures: pas de deux (ca. 5 min.) / music, Robert Ruggieri (Serious pleasures) ; costumes, Jorge Gallardo ; lighting, William Grant III ; danced by American Ballet Theatre: Christina Fagundes and Ethan Brown -- Film excerpt: Ulysses Dove rehearses Dancing on the front porch of heaven with the Royal Swedish Ballet / from Two by Dove (see credits above) -- Introduction by Princess Christina of Sweden -- Dancing on the front porch of heaven (ca. 24 min.) / music, Arvo Pärt (Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten) ; set and costumes, Jorge Gallardo ; lighting, Björn Nilsson ; danced by the Royal Swedish Ballet: Marie Lindqvist, Anna Valev, Eugénia Zetterström, Brendan Collins, Hans Nilsson, Jan-Erik Wikström ; music played by the New York Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and friends, conducted by Renat Salavatov -- Introduction by Kitty Carlisle Hart -- Twilight (ca. 11 min.) / music, Michael Torke (July) ; costumes, Holly Hynes ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by New York City Ballet: Heléne Alexopoulos, Wendy Whelan, Peter Boal, and Albert Evans ; music played by Al Regni (soprano saxophone), Ted Nash (alto saxophone), Lino Gomez (tenor saxophone), John Winder (baritone saxophone), conducted by Gordon Boelzner -- Amazing grace / sung by Lillias White.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2394
TopicsBenefit performancesDove, Ulysses
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesSpeeches
NotesStatement of responsibility: [performance] produced by Margaret Selby and Bill Darnell ; choreography by Ulysses Dove.Content: Accompanied by house program.Creation/production credits: Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, in cooperation with Margaret Selby, Bill Darnell, Ulysses Dove, Actors' Fund of America, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, New York City Ballet, and the Royal Swedish Ballet.Performers: Introductions by Kitty Carlisle Hart, Joe Benincasa, Tom Dillon, Celeste Holm, Debbie Allen, Gregory Hines, Lillias White, and Princess Christina of Sweden.Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 17, 1996, by Sathya Production Services; camera, Juan Barrera and Jake Ostroff. Close shot version; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-5179.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (132 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F457NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12621460Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf0e3580-871a-0138-59d0-6bf3b7ce5ce6
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