Dancing to freedom: 10 years of independent dance

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Title
Dancing to freedom: 10 years of independent dance
Additional title: NY2Dance
Additional title: Nejla Y. Yatkin Dance celebrates 10th anniversary season
Additional title: For people with wings (Choreographic work : Yatkin)
Additional title: Journey to the one, a tango (Choreographic work : Yatkin)
Additional title: Wallstories (Choreographic work : Yatkin)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Yatkin, Nejla Yasemin (Choreographer)
Yatkin, Nejla Yasemin (Dancer)
Yatkin, Nejla Yasemin (Writer of accompanying material)
Medlock, Jaqlin (Dancer)
Keskitalo, Lisa (Dancer)
Schoen, Emily (Dancer)
Weiss, Jessica, dancer (Dancer)
Campbell, Corey (Dancer)
Culver, Ahmaud (Dancer)
Garber, Michael, dancer (Dancer)
Gammage, Seiji (Dancer)
Greene, Marciel (Lighting designer)
Chavez, Angela (Costume designer)
Hansen, Judy (Costume designer)
Seignious, Juliet (Costume designer)
Glennie, Evelyn (Composer)
Shelby, Nel (Videographer)
Duggan, Christopher, videographer
Nel Shelby Productions (Videographer)
Pink Floyd (Musical group) (Composer)
NY2 Dance (Performer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2010-11-06
Table of Contents
For people with wings (2000, excerpt) (11 min.) / choreography and dance by Nejla Y. Yatkin ; music by Evelyn Glennie and Alfredo Catalini ; costumes design by Judy Hansen and Juliet Seignious.
Journey to the one, a tango (2004, N.Y. premiere) (32 min.) / Five sections: Five, Four, Three, Two, One. Choreography by Nejla Yatkin ; costumes by Angela Chevez ; music by Cesario Evora (Five), Miguel Guiterez (Four), Astor Piazolla (Three), Ajda Pekkan (Two), Lila Downs and Eliot Goldenthal (One) ; performers: Karine Lesko, Jaqlin Medlock, Lisa Keskitalo, Emily Schoen, Jessica Weiss (Five) ; Corey Campbell, Ahmaud Culver, Michael Garber, Seiji Gammage (Four) ; Ahmaud Culver, Karina Lesko, Emily Schoen (Three) ; Ahmaud Culver and Karina Lesko (Two) ; Nejla Yatkin (One).
Wallstories (2009, N.Y. premiere) (57 min.) / Eleven sections: Intro, Erdmute's Memory and Kennedy ; Honecker and Brezhnev's Secret ; Helpless on the wall ; Christian's reflections ; The government, Mother Russia, My Mother, Yoru Mother ; Dorothea's ?uestions ; The role of my father ; Mo more war, no more walls ; Grandmother's gaze ; The wall & I ; For the people of Berlin. Concept and choreography by Nejla Y. Yatkin ; music by Larsen and Sherman (Berlin wall), Pink Floyd and Johann Sebastian Bach (Cello suite no. 6) ; video by Mike Rogers with Nejla Y. Yatkin ; text, collected interviews edited by Nejla Y. Yatkins ; stylist, Nejla Y. Yatkins ; performed by Corey Campbell, Ahmaud Cluver, Michael Garber, Seiji Gammage, Lisa Keskitalo, Jaqlin Medlock, Emily Schoen, Jessica Weiss.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-5817
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: choreography, Nejla Y. Yatkin ; [performed by] Nejla Y. Yatkin Dance (NY2Dance).
Content: Widescreen.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Ailey Citigroup Theater at The Joan Weill Center for Dance, Nejla Y. Yatkin, and The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Content: Title page options: For people with wings -- Journey to the one, a tango -- Wallstories -- Play full concert.
Creation/production credits: Lighting design by Marciel Greene ; video production, Nel Shelby Productions ; videography, Nel Shelby, Christopher Duggan.
Performers: Danced by Nejla Y. Yatkin Dance.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, New York, N.Y., on Nov. 6, 2010.
Funding: This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties.
Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
System details: Streaming video file.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (102 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18976543
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1b71fb0-e364-0130-30af-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2010: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancing to freedom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2010. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e3d84a60-e364-0130-d948-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancing to freedom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e3d84a60-e364-0130-d948-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2010). Dancing to freedom Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e3d84a60-e364-0130-d948-3c075448cc4b

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Dancing to freedom