Asian American Dance Theatre

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Asian American Dance Theatre
Additional title: Madhouse (Choreographic work : Yung)
Additional title: Combination for dancers (Choreographic work : Shimazaki)
Additional title: Yurei (Choreographic work : Ichinohe)
Mars, George (Dancer)
Leung, Yen (Dancer)
Tai, Kwok-Lee (Dancer)
Dong, Lauren (Dancer)
Sasaki, Nancee (Dancer)
Teng, Josephine (Dancer)
Oka, Michihiko (Dancer)
Yung, Eleanor (Costume designer)
Shimazaki, Satoru (Choreographer)
Ichinohe, Saeko (Choreographer)
Crumb, George (Composer)
Yun, Isang (Composer)
Lalomia, Vincent (Lighting designer)
Asian American Dance Theatre (Company) (Performer)

Asian American Dance Theater Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-04
Table of Contents
Madhouse (1977) (ca. 14 min.) / choreography and costumes, Eleanor Yung ; music, collage of Tibetan musical instruments used in Buddhist rites and ritual chants ; based on the poem of the same title by Dan Tashima ; danced by George Mars, Yen Leung, Kwok-Lee Tai, Lauren Dong, Nancee Sasaki. |||| Combination for dancers (1977) (ca. 17 min.) / choreography, Satoru Shimazaki ; music, George Crumb (Music for a summer night) ; danced by Lauren Dong, Yen Leung, George Mars, Nancee Sasaki, Josephine Teng. |||| Yurei (premiere) (ca. 15 min.) / choreography and costumes, Saeko Ichinohe ; music, Isang Yun (Loyang) ; danced by Michihiko Oka (night) ; George Mars, Lauren Dong, Nancee Sasaki, Josephine Teng (ghosts).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6793
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5481 (former)
Asian Americans
Riverside Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: artistic direction, Eleanor Yung.
Content: Program information provided by Eleanor Yung. Additional information from house program.
Creation/production credits: Guest choreographers, Satoru Shimazaki, Saeko Ichinohe ; lighting, Vincent Lalomia.
Performers: Danced by the Asian American Dance Theatre. Guest artist, Michihiko Oka.
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal onstage at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, as part of the Riverside Dance Festival, in April 1978.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (46 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13397760
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1151c340-ef93-0133-a853-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1978: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Asian American Dance Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Asian American Dance Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Asian American Dance Theatre Retrieved from

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Asian American Dance Theatre