Vanaver CaravanAdditional title: Run carrot run/Kopanitsa (Choreographic work : Vanaver)Additional title: Don't blink (Choreographic work : Vanaver)Additional title: Earth will have its own (Choreographic work : Vanaver)Additional title: Ladies' court dances (Choreographic work : Vanaver)Additional title: Greek medley (Choreographic work : Vanaver)
NamesVanaver, Livia (Choreographer)Vanaver, Bill (Dancer)Kelly, Rebecca S., 1951- (Dancer)Smith, Toni (Dancer)Wanner, Debra (Dancer)Smith, Aaron (Dancer)Strickler, Ilene (Dancer)Parton, John (Dancer)Kaczorowski, Peter (Lighting designer)Johnson, Nancy L (Costume designer)Jones, Bessie, 1902-1984Markopoulos, Giannis (Composer)Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)Vanaver Caravan (Dance company)Walker Corbin Ramblers (Musical group)Dance Theater WorkshopVanaver, Livia (Dancer)Vanaver, Livia (Costume designer)Vanaver, Bill (Composer)Vanaver, Bill (Costume designer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1978
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 50 min.): Depend on you. Mus: traditional arranged spiritual, U.S. (no dance). -- Run carrot run/Kopanitsa. Mus: Bill Vanaver. Danced by Rebecca Kelly, Toni Smith, and Debra Wanner. -- Boll weevil [and] Coal creek march (no dance). Mus: traditional arranged music, Tennessee. -- Juba (no dance). Traditional game from the Georgia Sea Islands, U.S., learned from Bessie Jones. Perf. by Bill Vanaver. -- Don't blink. Mus: Walker Corbin Ramblers (E rag); traditional, Soviet Georgia. Cos: Nancy Johnson. Danced by Kelly, Wanner, Aaron Smith, Toni Smith, and Ilene Strickler. -- Adila [and] Iavnana (no dance). Perf. by Bill Vanaver, Livia Vanaver, and Evan Stover. -- The earth will have its own. Mus: Bill Vanaver. Cos: Lucia Reudenberg, Deborah Tacon, Bill Vanaver, and Livia Vanaver. Perf. by Aaron Smith (the youth), Strickler (the falcon), John Parton (the stag), Wanner (Beauty), and Livia Vanaver (narrator). -- Cassette 2 (approx. 35 min.): Ladies' court dances. Mus: Bill Vanaver (with text from a 13th-century ballad, Sir Orfeo) and "Fionnguala," traditional arranged music perf. by the Bothy Band. Cos: Rebecca Kelly. Danced by Kelly, Toni Smith, Wanner. -- Lady Margaret. Mus: traditional arranged music, Appalachia, U.S. (no dance). -- Irish medley. Mus: traditional (no dance). -- Greek medley (in three sections). "Thimame" (I remember). Mus: traditional. Danced by Kelly, Toni Smith, and Wanner. "Hiliamiria kimata" (One thousand, ten thousand waves) (no dance). Mus: Giannis Markopoulos. "Serra" (traditional music and dance). Chor/mus: traditional, Pontic Greek learned from Costas Papadopoulos. Perf. by the company. -- Appalachian medley. Chor: traditional clog dancing, arranged by Livia Wanaver. Mus: traditional. Perf. by the company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 5284Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-871 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopClog-dancingGamesFolk dancing -- Greece -- Pontus
NotesVideotaped in performance by Dennis Diamond at the American Theatre Laboratory, New York, on October 13, 1978. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop.Choreography: Livia Vanaver. Lighting: Peter Kaczorowski.Performed by the Vanaver Caravan. Narrators: Livia Vanaver and Bill Vanaver.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 videotape reels (85 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.Videotape reel
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY827017597-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159612Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b87b30b0-a9e4-0133-67db-60f81dd2b63c
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