NDI's 1986 Event of the Year : China Dig

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National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Creator)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Author)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Director)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Lyricist)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Choreographer)
Dia, Maria Di (Producer)
Norris, Lee (Arranger)
Norris, Lee (Conductor)
Norris, Lee (Composer)
Amram, David (Composer)
Charnin, Martin (Composer)
Charnin, Martin (Lyricist)
Collins, Judy, 1939- (Lyricist)
Collins, Judy, 1939- (Composer)
Corea, Chick (Composer)
Hyman, Dick, 1927- (Composer)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Composer)
Yu, Dacheng (Composer)
Albers, Dede (Choreographer)
David, Nina (Choreographer)
Guangming, Yan (Choreographer)
Jablons, Elissa (Choreographer)
Korjhan, Victorio (Choreographer)
Lehman, Amy (Choreographer)
Zhang, Ping (Choreographer)
Weinstein, Ellen (Choreographer)
Yao, Yong (Choreographer)
Fan, Silian (Set designer)
Katz, Alex, 1927-.... (Set designer)
Abrams, Don (Lighting designer)
Yount, Kenneth M (Costume designer)
Li, Keyu (Costume designer)
Rubenstein, David (Stage manager)
Basinski, Laurence (Sound designer)
Burbank, Scott (Editor of a moving image work)
Collins, Judy, 1939- (Performer)
Korjhan, Victorio (Performer)
Leachman, Cloris (Performer)
Marquez, Melinda (Performer)
Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936-2017 (Performer)
O'Brien, Shaun (Performer)
Reinking, Ann (Performer)
Bangura, Oya (Performer)
Garcia, Yesenia (Performer)
Rosenfeld, Erica (Performer)
Shipper, Paul (Performer)
Vaughan, Kevin (Performer)
Brennan, Nora (Singer)
Larson, Liz (Singer)
Carro, Joe Lo (Singer)
Viviano, Sal (Singer)
Ahola, Helen (Musician)
Bliwas, Richard (Musician)
Brett, Doug (Musician)
Dinerstein, Adele (Musician)
Distler, Jed (Musician)
Gadbois, Heam (Musician)
Gelpe, Joel (Musician)
Hastil, Paul (Musician)
Heller, Bill (Musician)
Karush, Larry (Musician)
Korman, Jerome (Musician)
Prouty, David (Musician)
Ortiz, Paco (Musician)
Amador, Ricardo (Musician)
Ochiai, Kumi (Musician)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Performer)
Boys' Choir of Harlem (Singer)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-06-01
Date Created: 1986-06-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4591
Dance in education
Dance for children
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Dates taken from Making of China Dig, *MGZIDF 4589.
Creation/production credits: Produced by Maria Productions, Inc., Maria Di Dia; music arranged and conducted by Lee Norris, with original selections composed by David Amram, Martin Charnin, Judy Collins, Chick Corea, Dick Hyman, Lee Norris, Virgil Thomson, Yu Dacheng; lyrics by Martin Charnin, Judy Collins, and Jacques d'Amboise; choreography by Jacques d'Amboise, with Dede Albers, Nina David, Yan Guangming, Elissa Jablons, Victorio Korjhan, Amy Lehman, Zhang Ping, Ellen Weinstein, Yao Yong; Act I scenery, Fan Silian; Act II scenery, Alex Katz; lighting by Don Abrams; costumes for National Dance Institute, Kenneth M. Yount; costumes for the People's Republic of China, Li Keyu. Production staff: production coordinator, Rosemary Carey; stage manager, David Rubenstein; sound designer, Weisberg Audio, Laurence Basinski. Video editor, Scott Burbank, Aztec Video Productions.
Performers: Starring Judy Collins, Victorio Korjhan, Cloris Leachman, Melinda Marquez, Mary Tyler Moore, Shaun O'Brien, Ann Reinking, New York Dancing Police; and the Five Adventurers: Oya Bangura, Yesenia Garcia, Erica Rosenfeld, Paul Shipper, Kevin Vaughan. With over 1,500 children from National Dance Institute's New York, New Jersey, California, Massachusetts and Maine programs. Special guests, 56 children from People's Republic of China, overall artistic director, Sun Guangyan. Additional singers, Nora Brennan, Liz Larson, Joe Lo Carro, Sal Viviano, The Boys Choir of Harlem. Pianists and musicians, Hellen Ahola, Richard Bliwas, Doug Brett, Adele Dinerstein, Jed Distler, Heam Gadbois, Joel Gelpe, Paul Hastil, Bill Heller, Larry Karush, Jerome Korman, David Prouty; flamenco singer, Paco Ortiz; guitarists, Ricardo Amador, Kumi Ochiai.
Venue: Recorded June 1-2, 1986 Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (53 min) :sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 954585477
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21049355
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63494680-935c-0136-44cd-0b318d3452fc
Rights Statement
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  • 1986: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "NDI's 1986 Event of the Year " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986 - 1986. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05b7ff50-ef95-0133-d0dd-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "NDI's 1986 Event of the Year " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05b7ff50-ef95-0133-d0dd-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986 - 1986). NDI's 1986 Event of the Year Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05b7ff50-ef95-0133-d0dd-60f81dd2b63c

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NDI's 1986 Event of the Year