On being black: Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAdditional title: Black belt (Choreographic work : Beatty)Additional title: Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)
NamesJamison, Judith (Dancer)Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Dancer)Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)Beatty, Talley (Choreographer)Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Composer)Burbridge, Edward (Costume designer)Harper, Ves (Costume designer)Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008 (Director)James, Luther (Producer)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1969
Table of ContentsThe black belt. Choreography: Talley Beatty. Music: Duke Ellington with Joya Sherill, Arthur Conley and the Gospel Hummingbirds (A tone parallel to Harlem: Black, brown and beige). Costumes: Edward Burbridge. -- Revelations. Choreography: Alvin Ailey. Music: Howard Roberts Chorale with Brother John Sellers, and Inez Matthews, Leon Bibb, Ella Johnson, Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Decormier. Costumes: Ves Harper.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8084Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-344 (former)
GenresTelevised danceTelevised performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Producer: Luther James. Director: Kirk Browning. Choreography: Alvin Ailey and Talley Beatty. Performed by members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Renee Rose, John Medeiros, Sylvia Waters, Danny Strayhorn, Linda Kent, Harvey Cohen, Alma Robinson, George Faison, Michele Murray, Consuelo Atlas, Kelvin Rotardier, Dudley Williams, and Judith Jamison.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Venue: Telecast on WGBH-TV's On being black series in May 1969, Boston.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 1 videotape reel (60 min.) : sound, color ; 2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY847011145-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160210Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 486f11a0-86ab-0135-063d-43dbe0152a9a
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