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Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company

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Title
Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company
Additional title: Valse (Choreographic work : Hill-Sagan)
Additional title: 100% cotton natural fiber (Choreographic work : Cummings)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Bears, Kim Y. (Dancer)
Boykin, Hope (Dancer)
Whitaker, Candace (Dancer)
Montague, Willia-Noel (Dancer)
Wright, Hollie (Dancer)
Isaac, William N. (Dancer)
Pina, Desiree Lynn (Dancer)
Triplett, Allyson (Dancer)
Vogt, Tracy (Dancer)
Ellis, Brandon (Dancer)
Guma, Gabriele Tesfa (Dancer)
Glover, Curtis C. (Dancer)
Grinton, William (Dancer)
Miller, W. Pennington (Dancer)
Brown, Joan Myers (Director)
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Choreographer)
Myers, Milton (Choreographer)
Hill-Sagan, Gene (Choreographer)
Cummings, Blondell (Choreographer)
Olaiya, Wunmi (Composer)
Grant, William H., III (Lighting designer)
Adams, John, 1947- (Composer)
Guruleva, Natasha (Costume designer)
Spence, Chenault (Lighting designer)
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)
Sangare, Oumou (Composer)
Mutima, Niamini (Lyricist)
Bours, Nancy (Costume designer)
Dignan, Pat (Lighting designer)
Shepard, Robert (Videographer)
Philadelphia Dance Company (Performer)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Event place)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Bears, Kim Y. (Restager)
Cummings, Blondell (Director)
Olaiya, Wunmi (Costume designer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1998-06-11
Table of Contents
1. Gate keepers (preview) (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Ronald Kevin Brown, assisted by Angelica Patterson ; original music and costumes, Wunmi Olaiya ; lighting, William H. Grant, III ; danced by Kim Y. Bears, Hope Boykin, Candace Whitaker, Willia-Noel Montague, Hollie Wright, William N. Isaac. Preview of a longer work to be completed by 1999.
Echoes: a celebration of Alvin Ailey (preview) (ca. 17 min.) / choreography, Milton Myers ; music arrangements, William Catanazaro ; music, John Adams ; costumes, Natasha Guruleva ; lighting, Chenault Spence ; danced by Hope Boykin, Desiree Lynn Pina, Willia-Noel Montague, Candace Whitaker, Allyson Triplett, Tracy Vogt, Brandon Ellis, Gabriele Tesfa Guma, Curtis C. Glover, William Grinton, William N. Isaac, W. Pennington Miller, II. Preview of a longer work to be completed by 1999.
La valse (excerpt) (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Gene Hill Sagan, reconstructed by Kim Y. Bears ; music, Maurice Ravel ; costume execution, Frankie Fehr and Natasha Guruleva ; lighting, William H. Grant, III ; danced by Kim Y. Bears, Hope Boykin, Desiree Lynn Pina, Candace Whitaker, Allyson Triplett, Tracy Vogt, Willia-Noel Montague, Brandon Ellis, William N. Isaac.
2. 100% cotton natural fiber (New York premiere) (ca. 40 min.) / conception, direction and choreography, Blondell Cummings ; music composed and sung by Oumou Sangaré ; text, Niamini Mutima ; costumes, Nancy Bours ; lighting, Pat Dignan ; danced by Hope Boykin, Desiree Lynn Pina, Allyson Triplett, Candace Whitaker, Tracy Vogt, Curtis C. Glover, Brandon Ellis, Gabriele Tesfa Guma, William Grinton ; with Alejandro Rivera (young boy). Section I: "Passing on a tradition" ; section II: "Fu fu" ; section III: "Tashi-Evelyn."
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2453
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Creation/production credits: executive/artistic director, Joan Myers Brown.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company; the Joyce Theater; and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection, The New York Public Library.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on June 11, 1998; video director, Robert Shepard.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (95 min. total) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F148
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13990525
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3f77bc0-9d20-0138-3579-3dd61bc31cb5
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1998: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa29103d-5eba-4ed8-b164-49d965e53bcc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa29103d-5eba-4ed8-b164-49d965e53bcc

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa29103d-5eba-4ed8-b164-49d965e53bcc

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Philadanco, The Philadelphia Dance Company