Breakin' Convention : A Sadler's Wells Project, 2013 June 16

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Breakin' Convention : A Sadler's Wells Project, 2013 June 16
Additional title: International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theater
Additional title: Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image original documentation
Additional title: To the world (Choreographic work)
Additional title: 4 (Choreographic work : Weber)
Additional title: Spoti (Choreographic work : Sekonya)
Additional title: AP15 (Choreographic work : Ramirez and Wang)
Additional title: Bonebreak-king (Choreographic work)
Additional title: Som do movimiento (Choreographic work : Ejara)
Additional title: Dance through time (Choreographic work : McClain and McClain)
Additional title: Emancipation of expression (Choreographic work : Sandy)
Additional title: Urban arirang (Choreographic work : Hyun)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Thomas, Kennith (Choreographer)
Cruz, Kátia (Choreographer)
Bennett, Jamir (Choreographer)
Treminio, Nestor (Choreographer)
Weber, Jennifer (Choreographer)
Sekonya, Jane (Choreographer)
Sekonya, Jane (Dancer)
Ejara, Frank (Choreographer)
Ejara, Frank (Dancer)
McClain, Billy (Choreographer)
McClain, Billy (Dancer)
McClain, Bobby (Choreographer)
McClain, Bobby (Dancer)
Sandy, Kenrick (Choreographer)
Hyun, Duck (Choreographer)
Ramirez, Sebastien (Choreographer)
Ramirez, Sebastien (Dancer)
Wang, Honji (Choreographer)
Wang, Honji (Dancer)
Dollaz, Drew (Choreographer)
Lieff, Judy (Videographer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Apollo Theater (New York, N.Y. : 125th Street) (Presenter)
In Da Clutch Dance Crew (Dancer)
Deca Dance (Dancer)
Compagnie Sébastien Ramirez (Dancer)
Discipulos do Ritmo Dance Company (Dancer)
Wondertwins (Dance company) (Dancer)
Boy Blue Entertainment (Dancer)
Project Soul Collective (Dancer)
Dollaz, Drew (Dancer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2013-06-16
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (68 min.). Mainstage Performance (Part 1 of 2): Introduction with Host (3 min.) -- To the world (8 min.) / choreographers, Kennith Thomas, Katia Cruz, Jamir Bennett, Nestor Treminio Jr. ; music, various ; performers: In Da Clutch Dance Crew (New Jersey/USA): Kennith Thomas, Katia Cruz, Brianna Luciano, Alysha Gonzalez, Ashle' Cummings, Nestor Treminio Jr., Jamir Bennett, Tiona Bennett, Tarik Bennett, Rickey Evans, Garth McBride, Jessica Kelly, Alexis Iannucci, Danielle Scalia, Sophia Rabinovitz, Danielle Colbert, Jenna Badgley, Margherita Carrieri-Russo, Cianni Logan -- Introduction with Hosts (6 min.) -- 4 (excerpt) (11 min.) / choreography by Jennifer Weber and The Deca Crew ; music Antonio Vivaldi (The four seasons), Hilltop Hoods (The thirst) mixed by DJ Boo ; performers, Decadancetheatre (USA): Megan "Megz" Alfonso, Ann-Sylvia Clark, Lucile "Frak" Graciano, Taeko Koji, Adaku Utah -- Spoti (12 min.) / choreographer performer, Jane Sekonya (South Africa) ; director, Jonzi D ; music, Jonzi D Delroy Murray -- AP15 (13 min.) / choreography by Sebastien Ramirez and Honji Wang ; performers, Compagnie Sébastien Ramirez (France/Germany): Sebastien Ramirez and Honji Wang -- Introduction with Hosts (3 min.) -- Bonebreak-King (12 min.) / choreography by BonesTheMachine, DJ Aaron, DrewDollaz ; music, mix of samples and songs ; performers, NextLevelSquad (USA): BonesTheMachine, DJ Aaron, DrewDollaz, King, Yung X, Yungroc. |||| Reel 2 (85 min.). Mainstage Performance (Part II): Introduction with Host (3 min.) -- Som Do Movimiento (18 min.) / choreography by Frank Ejara ; music, DJ Som 3 ; performed by Discipulos do Ritmo Dance Company (Brazil): Frank Ejara -- Introduction with Hosts (2 min.) -- A Dance Through Time (8 min.) / choreography by Billy and Bobby McClain ; directed by Jonzi D ; music, songs from Nat King Cole, Excision, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Michael Jackson ; performers, The Wondertwins (Boston/NYC): Billy and Bobby McClain -- Introduction with Hosts (2 min.) -- Emancipation of Expression (12 min.) / choreography by Kenrick "H2O" Sandy ; music, Michael "Mikey J" Asante ; performers, Boy Blue Entertainment (London/UK): Jenni Bailey, Nataniel Impraim-Jones, Theo Oloyade-Jones, Rhimes Lecointe, Skytilz Mantey, Yolanda Newsome, Bruno Perrier, Kenrick "H2O" Sandy, Nadia Sohawan -- Urban Arirang (20 min.) / choreography by Duck Hyun ; music, Gonamung, Soria, Jung Jae Il, Kang Eun Il ; performers, Project Soul Collective (South Korea): Cho Chunghoon, Chun Hyo Min, Kim Jinwook, Shin Jonghoon, Lim Junbae, Im Senghwan, Shin Tae-Jong, Cho Taewon, Choo Youn-Gil -- Conclusion with Freestyle (20 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1337
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from original container label.
Funding: Generous support provided by The Ford Foundation Fund for Global Programs.
Creation/production credits: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of The Apollo Theater, International Alliance of Theatrical Sage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) Local One and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Videography, Judy Lieff and Penny Ward (Made-By-Hand).
Creation/production credits: Presented by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Performers: Host, Jonzi D ; guest host, MC Lyte ; DJ, DJ Reborn ; artistic director, Jonzi D.
Venue: Videotaped during the convention performance at the Apollo Theater (mainstage), New York, N.Y., 2013 June 16.
Funding: Funding for this recording was made possible by a generous challenge grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and by matching gifts from Helen J. Gebig, Anne H. Bass, The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc., Gillian Attfield, Caroline Hyman, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Nancy Lassalle and Louisa Sarofim, with additional support from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division and the Friends of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 2 video files (153 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 982659039
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21249760
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5474fa20-8228-0136-dc34-29cd6de588c6
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