Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singersAdditional title: Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singersAdditional title: Contenders (Choreographic work : Marshall)
NamesArmijo, Arthur, 1960-1993Boynton, AndrewCasey, KathyDorfman, DavidGoodrich, JackieLepore, JeffMichel, HeidiThomas, EileenDinizulu, Gus, 1930-1991 (Musician)Marshall, Susan, 1958-Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- (Composer)Blumberg, Skip (Producer)Boothe, Power (Designer)Dissette, Alyce (Producer)Steincamp, Lynne (Costume designer)Obenhaus, Mark (Producer)Obenhaus, Mark (Director)Susan Marshall and CompanyDinizulu Dancers and Singers (Company)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1991
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Contenders (approx. 15 min.). Produced by Obenhaus Films, Inc. Producer/director: Mark Obenhaus. Director of photography: Gary Steele. Choreography: Susan Marshall. Music: Pauline Oliveros. Costumes: Lynne Steincamp. Perf. by Arthur Armijo, Andrew Boynton, Kathy Casey, David Dorfman, Jackie Goodrich, Jeff Lepore, Heidi Michel, and Eileen Thomas. -- Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers (approx. 13 min.). Producer/director/editor: Skip Blumberg. Director of photography: Bill Marpet. Choreography/drumming: Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu. Art direction: Power Boothe, Susan Block. Lighting: Jim Denny. Performed by Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers. Dancers: Yao Brimag, Kwabena Nkromah, Esi Dinizulu, Okomfo Akosua Nyo, Afua Ababio, Adzua Opare, Yaayaa Kumi, Abena Nkromah. Video includes: Gomé (Square drum solo), Ga people, Ghana. Perf. by Kimati Dinizulu. -- Adzobo (Dance of vitality), Ewe people, Ghana. Perf. by ensemble. Recording incorporates special video techniques. -- Limwe weché (Song of mourning), Congo. Sung by Nyota Salama. -- Gum boot (Miners' dance), Zulu, South Africa. Perf. by ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8700Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3285 (former)
TopicsZulu danceDance -- Ghana
Genrestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesTelecast on the Alive from Off-Center series (program #705), produced by KTCA-TV/Minneapolis-St. Paul. Producer: John Ligon. Executive producer: Alyce Dissette. Executive in charge: Gerald Richman. Dinizulu footage also appears on *MGZIC 9-2740.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (29 min.) :sd., col.
DescriptionVideo works featuring choreography by Susan Marshall and Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY926023590-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172033Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b19fd3f0-90e1-0135-b0ce-4f4e66f573ec
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