Badenya '98, Maimouna Keita Dance Company: a tribute to Samory Turay and his time ; a festival of oral tradition, music, and dance of West Africa
NamesMar Gueye. (Musician)Van Buren, Tom. (Director)Kamara, Kewulay. (Host)Basse-Wiles, Marie. (Choreographer)Lee, Violet. (Lighting designer)Niang, Mamadou (Videographer)Maimouna Keita Dance Company (Performer)Center for Traditional Music and Dance (New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Theater. (Host)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)National Initiative to Preserve American Dance (Associated name)Badenya '98 (Festival) (Associated name)
African Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-05-30
Table of ContentsWolossodon, a dance in celebration of life from Mali, West Africa.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2457Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5834 cassette two (former)
TopicsDance -- MaliDrummers (Musicians)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance in collaboration with the Badenya Organizing Committee ; concept design, organizing committee chair and master of ceremonies, Kewulay Kamara ; project director, Tom van Buren.Statement of responsibility: This performance was videotaped by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library with the cooperation of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, Badenya Organizing Committee, Mamadou Niang, John Jay College Theater, The City University of New York.Creation/production credits: Badenya Organizing Committee: chair, Kewulay Kamara, and Sherrif Ceesay, Babou Kassé, Mamadou Niang, Mahamadou Salieu Suso ; Center for Traditional Music and Dance, artistic and executive director, Ethel Raim ; sound, Douglas Rice ; lighting, Violet Lee.Performers: Introduced by Tom van Buren and Kewulay Kamara.Performers: Performed by Maimouna Keita Dance Company, with Mar Gueye ; artistic director and choreographer, Marie Basse-Wiles ; female dancers/singers: Alexis Adams, Taiwo Ardrey, Cayenne Bates, Fatu Angela Brown, Fatu CiCi Campbell, Valerie Yvette Evans, Shalewa Mackall, Sharon Matthews, Karen Miles, Ghizamboule Price, Ayoka Wiles, Ayodele Wiles Watt ; male dancers/singers: Glenn Gittens, Babacar M'Baye, Felix Ronald, Kwame H. Ross, Ousmane Sall, Ibrahima Diallo Wiles.Performers: Musicians: Alioune Faye, Mar Gueye, Micheal Norwood, Abiose Wiles, Ibrahima M'Baye.Venue: Videotaped in performance at John Jay College Theater, The City University of New York, New York, on May 30, 1998. Video production: director, Mamadou Niang ; cameras, Ghasem Ebrahimian, Mark Braverman ; editing, François Bernadi.Funding: This project was made possible by a grant from the National Initiative to Preserve America's Dance (NIPAD), a program under the umbrella SAVE AS: DANCE, underwritten by The Pew Charitable Trusts and administered at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.Funding: The assistance of New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (19 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14090285Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9a34f70-e87f-0131-10f9-3c075448cc4b
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