On Fire with African Dance: Concepts in African Dance Choreography versus Authenticity

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Title
On Fire with African Dance: Concepts in African Dance Choreography versus Authenticity
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Mouflet, A. Djoniba, 1961- (Speaker)
Sylla, Mangue (Speaker)
Sylla, Mangue (Performer)
Dembele, Sekou, 1945- (Performer)
Thiam, Lamine (Performer)
Owie, Amenaghawon (Performer)
Moore, Melissa (Performer)
Sigere, Clarysse (Performer)
Leacock, Terrol (Performer)
Kanor, Julien, 1986- (Performer)
Schmidt, Jan, 1976- (Speaker)
Penn, Robert E. (Videographer)
Penn, Robert E. (Editor)
Robert Penn Productions (Videographer)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Presenter)
Mouflet, A. Djoniba, 1961- (Performer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2013-04-11
Table of Contents
Introduction (4 min.) / speaker, Jan Schmidt -- Performance (9 min.) -- Presentation (70 min.) / speakers, Djoniba Mouflet and Mangue Sylla -- Performance (10 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1330
Topics
Mouflet, A. Djoniba, 1961-
Sylla, Mangue
Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre
Dance -- Africa, West
Drum -- Performance -- Africa, West
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: A presentation by Djoniba Mouflet, Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre ; presented by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Funding: Recording made possible by the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Creation/production credits: Video excerpts from the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
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.
Performers: Performers: drummers, Sekou-Dembele Pablo, Mangue Sylla ; dancer drummer, Lamine Thiam ; dancers, Amenaghawon Owie, Melissa Moore, Clarysse Sigere, Terrol Leacock, Julien Kanor.
Performers: Introduced by Jan Schmidt (Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division). Speakers, Jan Schmidt (Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division), Djoniba Mouflet, and Mangue Sylla.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y. on 2013 April 11.
Funding: This recording was made possible by the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (93 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Djoniba Mouflet discusses his dance background, the history of West African dance and drumming, which is interspersed with performances and video footage from his collection and the Dance Division's archive.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19830017
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a25417d0-e366-0130-3c90-3c075448cc4b
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  • 2013: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "On Fire with African Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2013. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4da6a90-e366-0130-9db4-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "On Fire with African Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4da6a90-e366-0130-9db4-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2013). On Fire with African Dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4da6a90-e366-0130-9db4-3c075448cc4b

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On Fire with African Dance