On Fire with African Dance: Cultural Exchange through Ancestors, Inspiration, and Grace
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Choreographer)Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Speaker)Cabuag, Arcell (Speaker)Herring, Otis Donovan (Speaker)Roberts, Annique (Speaker)Young, Clarice (Speaker)Schmidt, Jan, 1976- (Speaker)Penn, Robert E. (Videographer)Penn, Robert E. (Editor)Robert Penn Productions (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Division (Presenter)Evidence Dance Company (Contributor)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2013-04-04
Table of ContentsIntroduction (26 min.) / speakers, Jan Schmidt and Ronald K. Brown -- Panel (approximately 40 min.) / panelist: Ronald K. Brown with Archell Cabuag, Otis Donovan Herring, Annique S. Roberts, Clarice Young.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1329
TopicsBrown, Ronald K., 1966-Evidence Dance CompanyDance -- AfricaDance -- New York (State) -- New York
NotesStatement of responsibility: A presentation by Ronald K. Brown/Evidence with Arcell Cabuag, Otis Donovan Herring, Annique S. Roberts, Clarice Young ; presented by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Creation/production credits: Video played during presentation courtesy of Evidence, A Dance Company.Content: A series of free public programs on African dance presented by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division with The Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Creation/production credits: Videography production, Robert Penn Productions ; producer, Robert Penn ; director of photography, Jonathan Weaver ; editor, Robert Penn. Introduced by Jan Schmidt (Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division).Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y. on 2013 April 4. Funding: Recording made possible by the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (approximately 66 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionRonald K. Brown discusses his dance background and childhood; Brown and dancers talk about their trips to Africa, Brown discusses how African dance is incorporated into his choreography, and the discussion is interspersed with video footage.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19830016Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7174f2d0-e375-0130-e011-3c075448cc4b
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