Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [wide shot version]Additional title: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [wide shot version]Additional title: Hymn (Choreographic work : Jamison)Additional title: Winter in Lisbon (Choreographic work : Wilson)Additional title: N.Y. export, opus jazz (Choreographic work : Robbins)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Jamison, JudithSmith, Anna Deavere (Author)Smith, Anna Deavere (Performer)Allen, SaritaWilliams, Dudley, 1938-Chaya, MasazumiGee, DanielleThomas, Michael, active 1990Robinson, RenéeMeek, LeonardRoxas, ElizabethRichardson, DesmondPlantadit, KarinePowell, TroyBanks, MarilynPhelps, JonathanGaddis, BernardJoy, MichaelTyson, AndreRhoden, DwightHash, DanaVlad, DesireRoberts, LydiaBellamy, RogerManning, DeborahPierce-Sands, ToniCyrus, DuaneRushing, Matthew, 1973-Inman, TracyOberpriller, Donald J (Designer)Ruggieri, Robert (Composer)Wilson, Billy, 1935-1994Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 (Composer)Bonitsky, Daniel (Designer)Anderson, Toyce (Costume designer)Hunter, Tim (Designer)Robbins, JeromePrince, Robert, 1929-2007 (Composer)Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969 (Designer)Klotz, Florence (Costume designer)Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)Forbes, Barbara (Costume designer)Spence, Chenault (Lighting designer)Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterCamera Group
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1993
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Cassette 1: The winter in Lisbon (approx. 26 min.). Chor: Billy Wilson. Mus: Dizzy Gillespie. Cos: Barbara Forbes. Lighting: Chenault Spence. Cast: Opening theme: Sarita Allen, Dana Hash, Desiree Vlad, Lydia Roberts, Danielle Gee, Dudley Williams, Andre Tyson, Dwight Rhoden, Jonathan Phelps, Roger Bellamy, and Michael Joy. San Sebastian: Michael Thomas, Leonard Meek, Desmond Richardson, Deborah Manning, and Elizabeth Roxas. Lisbon: Toni Pierce and Meek. Manteca: Company. -- Cassette 2: Hymn (approx. 39 min.). Chor: Judith Jamison. Mus: Robert Ruggieri. Text conceived, written, and performed by Anna Deavere Smith. Scen: Timothy Hunter, Daniel Bonitsky, and Donald J. Oberpriller. Cos: Toyce Anderson. Lighting: Hunter. Cast: Prologue. Head of state: Allen and company. Spiritual walking: Company. Never spoken: Williams. I have nothing: Troy Powell, Marilyn Banks, Phelps, Bernard Gaddis, Thomas. Dance: Company. Survivor: Masazumi Chaya and company. Cathedral: Gee and Thomas. The search for perfection: Renee Robinson and company. Cathedral: Meek. Black dress: Roxas. Whores in the whore house comin' to church: Richardson. The mask: Karine Plantadit. A message: Thomas. Epilogue. [Tribute to Alvin Ailey.] -- Cassette 3: N.Y. export: op. jazz [close shot only] (approx. 31 min.). Chor: Jerome Robbins, assisted by Wilma Curley and Edward Verso. Mus: Robert Prince. Original scen: Ben Shahn. Original cos: Shahn and FlorenceKlotz. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton. Cast: 1. Entrance, group dance: Roxas, Pierce, Robinson, Roberts, Hash, Plantadit, Tyson, Rhoden, Richardson, Duane Cyrus, Meek, and Matthew Rushing. 2. Statics: Hash, Tyson, Tracy Inman, Rhoden, Rushing, and Cyrus. 3. Improvisations: Company. 4. Passage for two: Roxas and Rhoden. 5. Theme, variation and fugue: Company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9381Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4167 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesVideotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by the Camera Group, with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, at City Center, New York, on December 17, 1993. For an edited version of this recording, see: *MGZIC 9-4166.Performed by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 3 streaming video files (NTSC) (96 min.) :sd., col.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY946078715-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176272Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f3abb9c0-90c4-0135-78cf-1df06691aeba
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