Erick Hawkins lecture-demonstrationAdditional title: Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)Additional title: Cantilever (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
NamesHawkins, Erick (Donor)Hawkins, Erick (Speaker)Ward, Cathy (Dancer)Wiatt, John (Dancer)Yohn, Robert (Dancer)Diachenko, Nada (Dancer)Richman, Natalie (Dancer)Thome, Joel (Conductor)Boros, Frank (Designer)Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Composer)Lee, Ralph (Designer)Dorazio, Ralph (Designer)Dlugoszewski, Lucia, 1931-2000 (Composer)Sais, Ray (Designer)Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Associated name)Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)Hawkins, Erick (Dancer)
Erick Hawkins Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7201 ; *MGZIC 9-1952 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesLectures
NotesVenue: Videotaped in an unidentified theater or auditorium, circa 1975.Performers: Performed by Hawkins and members of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 1 videotape reel (29 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionHawkins talks about various aspects of dancing to an audience of children. Conductor Joel Thome also discusses instruments of the orchestra. Dance excerpts presented are: Two solos from Cantilever. Music: Lucia Dlugoszewski. Designs: Ralph Dorazio. Danced in costume by Cathy Ward and Robert Yohn. Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt. Music: Virgil Thomson. Designs: Dorazio, Ray Sais, Frank Boros, Ralph Lee. Danced by Ward (Flag), John Wiatt (Parson Weems), Yohn (George Washington), Hawkins (Clown, his angel), Nada Diachenko (Martha Washington), and Natalie Richman (Molly Pitcher). First 8 sections (11 min.) of work. For a complete performance, presented in the same theater, probably on or around the same date, see: *MGZIC 9-1953 Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY916030151-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170094Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4cc71b10-29d3-0135-8db7-6f2ea7812f63
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