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Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers

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Title
Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers
Additional title: Contenders (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Names
Armijo, Arthur, 1960-1993 (Dancer)
Boynton, Andrew (Dancer)
Casey, Kathy (Dancer)
Dorfman, David (Dancer)
Goodrich, Jackie (Dancer)
Lepore, Jeff (Dancer)
Michel, Heidi (Dancer)
Thomas, Eileen (Dancer)
Dinizulu, Gus, 1930-1991 (Choreographer)
Marshall, Susan, 1958- (Choreographer)
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- (Composer)
Blumberg, Skip (Producer)
Boothe, Power (Designer)
Dissette, Alyce (Producer)
Steincamp, Lynne (Costume designer)
Obenhaus, Mark (Producer)
Obenhaus, Mark (Director)
Susan Marshall and Company (Performer)
Dinizulu Dancers and Singers (Company) (Performer)
Dinizulu, Gus, 1930-1991 (Musician)
Blumberg, Skip (Director)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Contenders (approx. 15 min.). Produced by Obenhaus Films, Inc. Producer/director: Mark Obenhaus. Director of photography: Gary Steele. Choreography: Susan Marshall. Music: Pauline Oliveros. Costumes: Lynne Steincamp. Perf. by Arthur Armijo, Andrew Boynton, Kathy Casey, David Dorfman, Jackie Goodrich, Jeff Lepore, Heidi Michel, and Eileen Thomas. -- Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers (approx. 13 min.). Producer/director/editor: Skip Blumberg. Director of photography: Bill Marpet. Choreography/drumming: Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu. Art direction: Power Boothe, Susan Block. Lighting: Jim Denny. Performed by Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers. Dancers: Yao Brimag, Kwabena Nkromah, Esi Dinizulu, Okomfo Akosua Nyo, Afua Ababio, Adzua Opare, Yaayaa Kumi, Abena Nkromah. Video includes: Gomé (Square drum solo), Ga people, Ghana. Perf. by Kimati Dinizulu. -- Adzobo (Dance of vitality), Ewe people, Ghana. Perf. by ensemble. Recording incorporates special video techniques. -- Limwe weché (Song of mourning), Congo. Sung by Nyota Salama. -- Gum boot (Miners' dance), Zulu, South Africa. Perf. by ensemble.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8700
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3285 (former)
Topics
Zulu dance
Dance -- Ghana
Genres
Televised dance
Televised performances
Notes
Venue: Telecast on the Alive from Off-Center series (program #705), produced by KTCA-TV/Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Creation/production credits: Producer: John Ligon. Executive producer: Alyce Dissette. Executive in charge: Gerald Richman.
Version identification: Dinizulu footage also appears on *MGZIC 9-2740
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Video works featuring choreography by Susan Marshall and Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926023590-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172033
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b19fd3f0-90e1-0135-b0ce-4f4e66f573ec
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

  • 1960: Creator Born
  • 1991: Issued
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a83c8833-f8a9-4f6e-988a-e6c51779457c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a83c8833-f8a9-4f6e-988a-e6c51779457c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a83c8833-f8a9-4f6e-988a-e6c51779457c

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Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers