Working with Ulysses Dove, Nasha Thomas, Masazumi Chaya
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Thomas, Nasha (Interviewee)Chaya, Masazumi (Interviewee)Ipiotis, Celia (Interviewer)Bush, Jeffrey C. (Associated name)Barrera, Juan (Videographer)Arts Resources in Collaboration (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Sathya Production Services (Firm) (Videographer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-06-19
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2379
TopicsDove, UlyssesAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterVespers (Choreographic work : Dove)Choreographers -- United States
NotesContent: Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library in cooperation with Arts Resources in Collaboration Inc., Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush.Content: Unedited footage.Creation/production credits: Camera, Juan Barrera ; audio, Molly McBride.Venue: Videotaped in New York on June 18, 1996, by Sathya Production Services.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min., 58 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionNasha Thomas and Masazumi Chaya, members of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, reminisce about the late dancer-choreographer Ulysses Dove, sharing their impressions of him in professional and private life. Thomas recalls dancing in his work Vespers, and describes his working process, his use of imagery and anecdotes to elicit the qualities he wanted from the dancers, and his expert use of partnering. She and Chaya discuss his gifts as a dancer, and the universality of his works both in terms of dance technique and emotional significance.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F344NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12528545Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4581b820-8664-0138-483b-439511827d6a
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