SlavesAdditional title: Slaves (Choreographic work : Faison)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Bellamy, Don (Dancer)Sands, Uri (Dancer)Franklin, Edward (Dancer)Gaddis, Bernard (Dancer)Gerodias, Jeffrey (Dancer)Rushing, Matthew, 1973- (Dancer)Powell, Troy (Dancer)Cáceres, Linda (Dancer)Evans, Linda-Denise (Dancer)Johnson, Lisa (Dancer)Sandy, Solange (Dancer)Smallwood, Dwana (Dancer)Vlad, Desire (Dancer)Robinson, Renée (Dancer)Faison, George, 1945- (Choreographer)Lateef, Yusef (Composer)Semenya, Caiphus (Composer)Makeba, Miriam (Composer)Olds, Jerome (Composer)Forbes, Barbara (Costume designer)Sturge, Tom (Lighting designer)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)Wang Center for the Performing Arts (Boston, Mass.) (Event place)LeCain/Charette Associates (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-04-14
Table of ContentsI, The gazelle / danced by Don Bellamy (griot) ; Uri Sands, Edward Franklin, Bernard Gaddis, Jeffrey Gerodias, Matthew Rushing, Troy O'Neil Powell (hunters) ; Linda Cáceres (gazelle) ; Linda-Denise Evans, Lisa Johnson, Solange Sandy, Dwana Smallwood, Désirée Vlad (maidens) ; Renee Robinson (mother). |||| II, Intruders / danced by the Company. |||| III, Ropes / danced by Uri Sands and the Company. |||| IV, A backward glance / danced by Bernard Gaddis, Uri Sands, and the Company ; with Matthew Rushing (lion). |||| V, Tears / danced by Linda-Denise Evans and the Company. |||| VI, Ngola kurila / danced by Désirée Vlad and Bernard Gaddis. |||| VII, In the dark / danced by Dwana Smallwood and Uri Sands ; with Lisa Johnson and Solange Sandy (birds). |||| VIII, The block / danced by the Company. |||| IX, Mighty spirit / danced by the Company. |||| X, Finale / danced by the Company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2447Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5664 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by George Faison.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Content: Accompanied by house program.Creation/production credits: Music, William Fisher ("Children of Abraham"), Yusef Lateef ("A long time ago," "Like it is"), C[aiphus] Semenya ("Mahlalela" ["Lazy bones"]), Mariam Makeba ("Ngola kurila" ["A woman pacifies her hungry child, there is nothing to eat"]), McNeill and Hawkins ("Tanner blue"), Yusef Lateef ("Juba juba"), Jerome Olds ("Mighty spirit," "Sing out") ; costumes, Barbara Forbes ; special fabric treatment, Elissa Tatigikis Iberti ; lighting, Tom Sturge.Performers: Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 14, 1998, by LeCain/Charette Associates.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (49 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2923NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13796588Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a04e3e80-8a75-0135-227f-13a1d3124ed7
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