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Title
Bones and ash: a Gilda story
Additional title: Bones and ash
Additional title: Bones and ash (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
King, Christine L
Dorant, Michelle
Kamara, Dionne
Tabor-Smith, Amara
Monsod, Trinket
Offutt, Treva Yvonne
Ross, Kwame Azalius
Datcher, Irene
Carter, Natalie
Rux, Carl Hancock
McKay, Stephanie
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo (Director)
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948- (Author)
Reagon, Toshi (Composer)
Ross, Kwame Azalius (Composer)
Keck, Michael (Composer)
Kent, Steven (Director)
Smith, Douglas D (Set designer)
Smith, Douglas D
Mar, Stefani (Costume designer)
Munson, Kristabelle (Lighting designer)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Holub, Jenny (Videographer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Urban Bush Women (Dance company)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1996
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 74 min.). Act I -- Reel 2 (ca. 71 min.). Act II.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2399
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5257 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Dance
Video
Black films and programs
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by the] Urban Bush Women ; based on the novel The Gilda stories by Jewelle Gomez ; conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar in collaboration with playwright Jewelle Gomez ; composer, lyricist, and musical director, Toshi Reagon ; co-director, dramaturg, and acting coach, Steven Kent.
Accompanied by house program.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Urban Bush Women, the Joyce Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Sound score, Michael Keck ; percussion score, Kwame Azalius Ross ; set and projection design, Douglas D. Smith ; costumes, Stefani Mar ; original lighting design, Kristabelle Munson ; lighting, Roma Flowers ; vocal coach, Bill Young.
Performers: Performed by the Urban Bush Women. Cast: Act I: Christine King (Girl) ; Michelle Dorant, Dionne Kamara, Amara Tabor-Smith (Irissas) ; Pat L. Hall (Gilda) ; Emerald Trinket Monsod (Bird) ; Treva Offutt (Theodora) ; Kwame Azalius Ross (Fox) ; Irene Datcher (featured vocalist, High Priestess of the True Death Society). Act II: Christine King (Girl) ; Michelle Dorant, Dionne Kamara, Amara Tabor-Smith (Irissas) ; Natalie Carter (Savannah) ; Carl Hancock Rux (Skip) ; Stephanie McKay (Toya) ; Kwame Azalius Ross (Fox) ; Treva Offutt (Theodora). Some cast members double as characters in the bordello, on the road, and in the beauty parlor.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on November 15, 1996 ; video directed and edited by Johannes Holub ; camera, Jenny Holub and Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (U-matic, NTSC) (145 min.) :sd., col. ;3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F3
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12747036
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be6b7990-8b65-0135-0c41-056677809b3b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1996: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bones and ash" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05817752-e010-49b2-9abb-d1dd91ef27d6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bones and ash" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05817752-e010-49b2-9abb-d1dd91ef27d6

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). Bones and ash Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05817752-e010-49b2-9abb-d1dd91ef27d6

Wikipedia Citation

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Bones and ash