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Dance Theatre of Harlem
Additional title: Dance Theatre of Harlem
Additional title: Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Additional title: Adrian (Choreographic work : Alleyne)
Additional title: Sasanka (Choreographic work : Mantsoe)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Perry, Ronald, 1955-
Williams, Donald
Saunders, Kellye A
Pavlakos, Lenore
Rouse, Cedric
Powell, Stephanie
Wideman, Tanya
Rotardier, Connie
Proctor, Zalika
Cooper, Duncan
Davis, Thaddeus
Burns, Mark
Dominguez, Luis
Graf, Alicia
Long, Andrea, 1966-
Naraoka, Noriko
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- (Director)
Limón, José
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Stackhouse, Sarah (Restager)
Sadoff, Simon (Arranger)
Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Alleyne, John
Sullivan, Timothy (Composer)
Bryant, Nancy (Designer)
Connaughton, Kevin (Lighting designer)
Mantsoe, Vincent
Allen-Cummings, Pamela (Costume designer)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Melo, Niels (Videographer)
Butera, John (Videographer)
Arshop, Julie (Videographer)
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Ondekoza (Musical group)
Synergy (Musical group)
Telepros (Firm)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1998
Table of Contents
Cassette 1. The moor's pavane: variations on the theme of Othello (ca. 25 min.) / choreography, José Limón ; direction and reconstruction, Sarah Stackhouse ; music, Henry Purcell, arranged by Simon Sadoff ; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; danced by Ronald Perry (the Moor), Donald Williams (his friend), Kellye A. Saunders (his friend's wife), Lenore Pavlakos (his wife). Dance work based on William Shakespeare's play.
Cassette 2. Adrian (Angel on earth) (ca. 26 min.) / choreography, John Alleyne ; music, Timothy Sullivan (Two pianos) ; set and costumes, Nancy Bryant ; costume execution, Pamela Allen-Cummings ; lighting, Kevin Connaughton ; danced by Cedric Rouse, Kellye A. Saunders, Donald Williams, Stephanie Powell, Ronald Perry, Tanya Wideman, Duncan Cooper, Connie Rotardier, Thaddeus Davis, Zalika Proctor, Mark Burns.
Sasanka ("Pride") (ca. 31 min.) / choreography, Vincent Sekwati Mantsoe ; music performed by Ondekoza and Synergy ; costumes, Pamela Allen-Cummings ; lighting, Roma Flowers ; danced by Mark Burns, Simone Cardoso, Vince Collins, Duncan Cooper, Thaddeus Davis, Luis Dominguez, Nicole Gayles, Alicia Graf, Andrea Long, Noriko Naraoka, Lenore Pavlakos, Juan-Carlos Penuela, Lennard Louisy, Maria Phegan, Stephanie Powell, Zalika Proctor, Cedric Rouse, Edwin Silfa, Kevin Thomas, Lauren Vance, James Washington, Tanya Wideman.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2437
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5608 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: artistic direction, Arthur Mitchell.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of Dance Theatre of Harlem and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Performers: Performed by Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Zellerbach Auditorium, Berkeley, Calif., on February 7, 1998 (evening), by Niels Melo, John Butera, and Julie Arshop of Telepros, Belmont, Calif.
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 (NTSC) (82 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13681531
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4664dba0-8a75-0135-88ad-2bb02788c4ad
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1998: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance Theatre of Harlem" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem