Erick Hawkins Dance Company

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Erick Hawkins Dance Company
Additional title: Dawn dazzled door (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Additional title: Today, with dragon (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Additional title: Death is the hunter (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Additional title: Classic kite tails (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961 (Composer)
Diamond, David, 1915-2005 (Composer)
Kim, Willa (Costume designer)
Boxer, Stanley (Sculptor)
Lee, Ralph (Designer)
Takemitsu, Tōru (Composer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Dorazio, Ralph (Designer)
Ge, Gan-Ru, 1954- (Composer)
Elliot, Patrick (Costume designer)
Engstrom, Robert (Lighting designer)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-02-05
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1. Classic kite tails. Music: David Diamond. Sculptures: Stanley Boxer. Dawn dazzled door. Music: Toru Takemitsu. Scenery: Ralph Dorazio. Today, with dragon. Music: Ge Gan-ru. Sculpture: Ralph Dorazio. Costumes: Patrick Elliot. -- Cassette 2. Death is the hunter. Music: Wallingford Riegger. Scenery/masks: Ralph lee. Costumes: Willa Kim. Danced by Erick Hawkins (Death), Mark Wisniewski (Stage shadow). Classic kite tails (repeated)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7493
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1127 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Johannes Holub with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment on the Arts during a performance at Alice Tully Hall, New York, on February 5, 1986.
Performers: Danced by members of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company: Erick Hawkins, Katherine Duke, Randy Howard, Gloria McLean, Laura Pettibone, James Reedy, Cynthia Reynolds, Daniel Tai, Mariko Tanabe, Cathy Ward, and Mark Wisniewski.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (96 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12173703
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f224c20-6453-0132-be92-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Erick Hawkins Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Erick Hawkins Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). Erick Hawkins Dance Company Retrieved from

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Erick Hawkins Dance Company