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Title
The service: Better days [and] rehearsal of mixed repertory, 1998-10-30, 1998-11-04
Additional title: Evidence
Additional title: Ronald K. Brown video archive
Names
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Choreographer)
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Dancer)
Hemphill, Essex (Author)
Woods, Donald, active 1991 (Author)
James, G. Winston (Author)
Brewster, W. Herbert (William Herbert), 1897-1987 (Composer)
Olaiya, Wunmi (Costume designer)
Dolan, Brenda (Lighting designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Harmonica Sunbeam (Performer)
Fowler, Telly (Dancer)
James, G. Winston (Speaker)
Broadhurst, Taurus (Dancer)
Holland, Duane (Dancer)
Cabuag, Arcell (Dancer)
Kanyanta, Mutale (Dancer)
Low, Malcolm (Dancer) (Dancer)
Anderson, Charles O. (Dancer)
White, David R. (Producer)
Labelle (Musical group) (Composer)
Double Exposure (Musical group) (Composer)
Massive Attack (Musical group) (Composer)
MFSB (Musical group) (Composer)
Evidence Dance Company (Dancer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Collection

Ronald K. Brown Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1998-10-30
Date Captured: 1998-11-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1: rehearsal of unknown work on unknown date (10 min)
The Service, first half, October 30, 1998 (30 min.): Blessed: Harmonica Sunbeam, performer -- sole: Telly Fowler, dancer -- forgiveness: G. Winston James, speaker; Ronald K. Brown, dancer; text by G. Winston James -- congregate: Taurus Broadhurst, Duane Holland, Arcell Cabuag, Telly Fowler, Ronald K. Brown, dancers -- Better Days: Mutale Kanyanta, Malcolm J. Low, dancers; text by Essex Hemphill -- Untitled: Duane Holland, Taurus Broadhurst, dancers; text by Donald W. Woods -- Black Beans: Ronald K. Brown, Telly Fowler, dancers; text by Essex Hemphill.
Rehearsal for Mixed Repertory, November 4, 1998 (14 min.)
Reel 2: The Service, second half, October 30, 1998 (30 min.): Beggars: Charles O. Anderson, Mutale Kanyanta, Malcolm J. Low, Taurus Broadhurst, Duane Holland, Arcell Cabuag, Telly Fowler, Ronald K. Brown, dancers -- The Edge: Ronald K. Brown, Evidence Dance Company (listed as The Company), dancers; text by Essex Hemphill -- If I Can't Sell It/Rejoice: Harmonica Sunbeam, performer -- My Love is Free/Love is the Message: Evidence Dance Company (listed as The Company)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6856
Topics
Rehearsals
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop, David R. White, executive director and producer.
Contents and credit information from event program.
Full performance without rehearsal footage can be found on *MGZIDVD 5-6858 (October 31, 1998) or *MGZIDVD 5-6859 (November 1, 1998).
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Ronald K. Brown; text, Essex Hemphill, Donald W. Woods, G. Winston James; music direction, MKL; music, Herbert Brewster, Labelle, Double Exposure, Massive Attack, MFSB; costumes, Wunmi Olaiya; original lighting design, Brenda Dolan; lighting design, Philip W. Sandström.
Venue: Recorded October 30/November 4, 1998 Doris Duke Performance Center, New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Robert E. Penn and Ronald K. Brown, 2011.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (MiniDV) (84 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20284931
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aaf4fee0-3092-0132-a619-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1998: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The service" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998 - 1998. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ac27d6d0-3092-0132-fe38-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The service" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ac27d6d0-3092-0132-fe38-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998 - 1998). The service Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ac27d6d0-3092-0132-fe38-3c075448cc4b

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