AhabAdditional title: Ahab (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
NamesHawkins, Erick (Choreographer)Hawkins, Erick (Author of dialog)Dorazio, Ralph (Set designer)Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997 (Composer)Lee, Ralph (Designer)Cortese, Glen (Conductor)Howard, Randy, dancer (Dancer)Reedy, James (Dancer)Tai, Daniel (Dancer)Moses, Michael, dancer (Dancer)Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.)Erick Hawkins Dance Company
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1986
Table of ContentsThe action: Ahab's leg -- Sleep of Anguish -- The doubloon -- Nightmare -- Baptism of the harpoon -- Dead reckoning -- The chart -- A human eye -- They whale-line -- The chase -- The unfaltering hunt -- Epilogue.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7482
GenresDanceVideo.Filmed dance.Filmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: scenario and choreography by Erick Hawkins ; [performed by] Erick Hawkins Dance Company.Creation/production credits: Music, Ross Lee Finney ; set, Ralph Dorazio ; masks, Ralph Lee ; lighting designer, Robert Engstrom.Performers: Danced by Erick Hawkins Dance Company: Michael Butler (Ishmael, Interlocutor), Erick Hawkins (Ahab, Captain of the Pequod), Daniel Tai (Harppner, Tashtego, Gay Head Indian), James Reedy (Harpooner, Daggoo, African), Michael Moses (Queequeg, South Sea Islander/ Fedallah, Parsee), Randy Howard (Starbuck, First Mate)Performers: Music performed live by The Hawkins Theatre Orchestra ; conductor, Glen Cortese.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., in Sept., 1986.Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.System details: Streaming video.Language: Ahab premiered on Sept. 4, 1986 in Cambridge, Mass. for Harvard's 350th Anniversary.
Physical DescriptionElectronic resource1 streaming video file (32 min.)Sd., col.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19716126~S1Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): baf62d70-e361-0130-c29d-3c075448cc4b
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