Americans all, [Alvin Ailey]Additional title: Alvin AileyAdditional title: Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)Additional title: Cry (Choreographic work : Ailey)Additional title: Rainbow 'round my shoulder (Choreographic work : McKayle)
NamesJamison, Judith (Dancer)Rotardier, Kelvin (Dancer)Abbott, Loretta (Dancer)Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Dancer)Yarborough, Sara (Dancer)Ailey, Alvin (Speaker)McKayle, Donald, 1930- (Choreographer)Tolliver, Melba, 1939- (Narrator)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Production company)Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)
Alvin Ailey Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1970 (Questionable)Place: United States
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6602Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-803 (former)
GenresVideo recordingsFilmed danceFilmed performancesDance rehearsals
NotesOwnership: Originally telecast on the series Americans all on ABC-TV.Performers: Narrator, Melba Tolliver.Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (13 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionA documentary about the Alivn Ailey American Dance Theater. The Ailey company is seen in rehearsal and performance, and in a lecture-demonstration on tour. Ailey talks about the company's goals. Performance excerpts include "I been buked," "Wading in the water," and "Rocka my soul" from Revelations (choreographer, Alvin Ailey), performed by Judith Jamison, Kelvin Rotardier, Loretta Abbott, and others; the duet from Rainbow 'round my shoulder (choreographer, Donald McKayle), performed by Dudley Williams and Sara Yarborough; and Cry (choreographer, Alvin Ailey), performed by Jamison.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY896038429-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167870Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a36de5a0-b99d-0134-9699-00505686a51c
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