Song of Lawino

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Song of Lawino
Bavan, Yolande (Performer)
Chin, Connie (Performer)
Cousar, Terri (Performer)
Giraud, Tiyé (Composer)
Hall-Smith, Pat (Performer)
Patrick, Pamela (Performer)
Sheely, Viola (Performer)
Tyler, Edwina Lee (Composer)
Tyler, Edwina Lee (Performer)
Valdes, Ching (Performer)
Wilson, Robin (Performer)
p'Bitek, Okot, 1931-1982 (Contributor)
Vasilevski, Valeria (Adapter)
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo (Choreographer)
Oji, Helen (Set designer)
Berry, Gabriel (Costume designer)
Emmons, Beverly (Lighting designer)
Reduta Deux Ltd (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Harlem Dance Foundation (Contributor)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1988
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8496
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6096 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Song of Lawino (Choreographic work : Vasilevski and Zollar)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by the Suitcase Fund of Dance Theater Workshop in association with the Harlem Dance Foundation ; produced by Reduta Deux ; [written] by Okot p'Bitek ; adapted and directed by Valeria Vasilevski with choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and composers Edwina Lee Tyler and Tiyé Giraud.
Content: Wide shot.
Creation/production credits: Set, Helen Oji ; costumes, Gabriel Berry ; lighting, Beverly Emmons ; voice coach, Yolande Bavan ; stage design consultant, Michael Deegan.
Performers: Developed and performed by Yolande Bavan, Connie Chin, Terri Cousar, Tiyé Giraud, Pat Hall-Smith, Pamela Patrick, Viola Sheely, Edwina Lee Tyler, Ching Valdes-Aran, Robin Wilson.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Fall Events, on December 22, 1988, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (71 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430652
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3b9963c0-84f0-0135-d0e8-61c84cd960f7
Rights Statement
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  • 1988: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Song of Lawino" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Song of Lawino" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Song of Lawino Retrieved from

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Song of Lawino