Working with Ulysses Dove, Peter Boal, Desmond Richardson
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Boal, Peter (Interviewee)Richardson, Desmond (Interviewee)Ipiotis, Celia (Interviewer)Bush, Jeffrey C. (Associated name)Barrera, Juan (Videographer)Arts Resources in Collaboration, Inc. (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Sathya Production Services (Firm) (Videographer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-06-18
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2383
TopicsDove, UlyssesNew York City BalletAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterSerious pleasures (Choreographic work : Dove)Red angels (Choreographic work : Dove)Bad blood (Choreographic work : Dove)Episodes (Choreographic work : Dove)Twilight (Choreographic work : Dove)Choreographers -- United States
NotesContent: Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library in cooperation with Arts Resources in Collaboration Inc., Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush.Content: Unedited footage.Creation/production credits: Camera, Juan Barrera ; audio, Molly McBride.Venue: Videotaped in New York on June 18, 1996, by Sathya Production Services.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPeter Boal, a dancer with New York City Ballet, and Desmond Richardson, a former member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, discuss works choreographed by Ulysses Dove for their respective companies. Boal, whose first exposure to Dove's choreography was Serious pleasures, created for American Ballet Theatre, talks about Red angels and Twilight, Dove's last work. Richardson discusses Bad blood and Episodes. Both dancers describe the emotional and physical intensity of Dove's choreography, his special sense of rhythm and phrasing, his use of imagery to draw out the type of performances he wanted, and his overwhelming interest in human relationships as a theme for dance.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F367NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12541683Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): adf7f270-865a-0138-7150-25e2d2bde629
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