Haitian suite

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Haitian suite
Additional title: Primordial voices (Choreographic work)
Erdman, Jean (Choreographer)
Itō, Teiji (Conceptor)
Theater of the Open Eye (Performer)
Erdman, Jean (Dancer)
Itō, Teiji (Director)
Itō, Teiji (Arranger)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6434
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-343 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Open Eye, New York.
Performers: Performed by members of the Theater of the Open Eye: Esther Chaves, Johnnie Dinstuhl, Jean Erdman, Wendy Erdman, Dan Erkkila, John FitzGibbon, John Genke, Genji Ito, Elizabeth Lage, Brenda Schneider, Andrea Stark, and Cherel Winett.
Creation/production credits: Conceived and directed by Teiji Ito. Choreography: Esther Chaves, Jean Erdman, Edward Henkel, Elizabeth Lage, and Andrea Stark. Music: traditional Haitian, arranged by Teiji Ito. Costumes: Vanya Franck, Cherel Winett.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (50 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Part 2 of Primordial voices. Theater piece inspired by the drumming rhythms, ritual chants, dances, and possessions of a Haitian voodoo ceremonial.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY877001013-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12163948
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1ccef80-7dce-0134-96ec-00505686a51c
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  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Haitian suite" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c47cb860-ef9b-0133-b31e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Haitian suite" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c47cb860-ef9b-0133-b31e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Haitian suite Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c47cb860-ef9b-0133-b31e-60f81dd2b63c

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Haitian suite