PLATFORM 2012: Parallels, From the Streets, From the Clubs, From the HousesAdditional title: Parallels, From the Streets, From the Clubs, From the HousesAdditional title: Boy Troubles (Choreographic work : Rocke)Additional title: Twenty Twenty (Choreographic work : Leichter and Strimpel)Additional title: forget it (Choreographic work : Jones)Additional title: Hoo-Ha (Choreographic work : Jones)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Curator)Mullins, Carol (Lighting designer)Jones, Darrell, (Dancer) (Choreographer)Jones, Darrell, (Dancer) (Performer)Jones, Niall (Choreographer)Jones, Niall (Performer)Leichter, Nicholas (Choreographer)Leichter, Nicholas (Performer)Rocke, Regina (Choreographer)Rocke, Regina (Performer)Strimpel, Bryan (Choreographer)Strimpel, Bryan (Performer)Roberts, Natalie (Costume designer)Cooke, Courtney Murphy (Performer)Cuyjet, Leslie (Performer)Green, Damon D. (Performer)Howard, J'Sun (Performer)Robison, Mark (Videographer)Robison, Mark (Director)Robison, Mark (Editor)Lefkowitz, Miriam (Videographer)Character Generators/Video (Videographer)Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2012-02-24
Table of ContentsIntroduction (3 min.) / by Ishmael Houston-Jones -- Boy Troubles (13 min.) / choreography, Regina Rocke ; music by Rufus Wainwright, Antony and the Johnsons, Gladys Knight and the Pips ; performers, Regina Rocke and Niall Jones -- Twenty Twenty (excerpts, work in progress) (25 min.) / choreography and performance, Nicholas Leichter and Bryan Strimpel ; music by James Blake, Ken Lupper, Terius Nash, Lil Louis and the World, The Dream ; costumes by Nldnyc and Natalie Roberts -- forget it (19 min.) / choreography, sound, and set, Niall Jones ; performers, the daughters: Courtney Cooke, Leslie Cuyjet and Niall Jones -- Hoo-Ha (twister pump breakdown) (19 min.) / direction [choreography], Darrell Jones ; sound, Father Jay Blahnik (Catch the Beat), ambient recordings from Respect March Madness Part 2, Ball ; stage manager, Veronica Falborn ; performers, Damon Greene, J'Sun Howard and Darrell Jones.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7130
TopicsSt. Marks Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Widescreen.Content: Titles and additional information from opening and closing video credits.Content: In the introduction, Ishmael Houston-Jones talks about the evolution of Black Dance.Content: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of DANSPACE PROJECT, DARRELL JONES, NIALL NOEL JONES, NICHOLAS LEICHTER, REGINA ROCKE, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Choreographed by Darrell Jones, Niall Noel Jones, Nicholas Leichter, and Regina Rocke ; lighting design, Carol Mullins.Creation/production credits: Video documentation by Character Generators ; directed and edited by Mark Robison ; camerapersons, Mark Robison and Miriam Lefkowitz ; titles editor, Miriam Lefkowitz.Venue: Videotaped in performance at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, N.Y., as part of Danspace Project 2012 February 24.Funding: This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 video file (80 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionIshmael Houston-Jones' original Parallels project took place at Danspace Project in 1982 and featured post-modern African-American choreographers Ralph Lemon, Bebe Miller, Blondell Cummings, Fred Holland, Rrata Christine Jones, Gus Solomons jr., and the late Harry Whittaker Sheppard. -- from Danspace Project program notes.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19985612Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 948b2500-e85e-0131-fb7b-3c075448cc4b
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