Badenya '98, Kotchegna Dance Company: a tribute to Samory Turay and his time ; a festival of oral tradition, music, and dance of West Africa

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Badenya '98, Kotchegna Dance Company: a tribute to Samory Turay and his time ; a festival of oral tradition, music, and dance of West Africa
Names
Diomande, Vado (Choreographer)
George, Bi Boti. (Dancer)
Diomande, Sogbety (Dancer)
Camara, Maguette. (Dancer)
Nakae, Mami. (Dancer)
Hernandez, Lisa (Dancer)
Yao, Afoue. (Dancer)
Rhem, Darlene. (Dancer)
Van Buren, Tom. (Director)
Kamara, Kewulay. (Host)
Lee, Violet. (Lighting designer)
Niang, Mamadou (Videographer)
Kotchegna Dance Company (Performer)
Center for Traditional Music and Dance (New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Theater. (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
National Initiative to Preserve American Dance (Associated name)
Badenya '98 (Festival) (Associated name)
Collection

African Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1998
Table of Contents
Gue pelhu, the story of the mask dance. Among the dancers is a masked stilt dancer.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2458
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5834 cassette three (former)
Topics
Dance -- Mali
Drummers (Musicians)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance in collaboration with the Badenya Organizing Committee ; concept design, organizing committee chair and master of ceremonies, Kewulay Kamara ; project director, Tom van Buren.
Statement of responsibility: This performance was videotaped by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library with the cooperation of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, Badenya Organizing Committee, Mamadou Niang, John Jay College Theater, The City University of New York.
Creation/production credits: Badenya Organizing Committee: chair, Kewulay Kamara, and Sherrif Ceesay, Babou Kassé, Mamadou Niang, Mahamadou Salieu Suso ; Center for Traditional Music and Dance, artistic and executive director, Ethel Raim ; sound, Douglas Rice ; lighting, Violet Lee.
Performers: Introduced by Tom van Buren and Kewulay Kamara.
Performers: Performed by Kotchegna Dance Company ; artistic director and choreographer, Vado Diomande ; male dancers: Vado Diomande, George Biboti [Bi Boti George?], Sogbety Diomande, Maguette Camara, Jean-Claude ; female dancers: Mami Nakae, Lisa Hernandez, Claudia Celestine, Afoue Yao, Darlene Rhem, Princess ; drummers: Djo-Bi-Irie Simon, Trabi-Lizié, Madou Dembele.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at John Jay College Theater, The City University of New York, New York, on May 30, 1998. Video production: director, Mamadou Niang ; cameras, Ghasem Ebrahimian, Mark Braverman ; editing, François Bernadi.
Funding: This project was made possible by a grant from the National Initiative to Preserve America's Dance (NIPAD), a program under the umbrella SAVE AS: DANCE, underwritten by The Pew Charitable Trusts and administered at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Funding: The assistance of New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14090287
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c3937a30-e87f-0131-375a-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Badenya '98, Kotchegna Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c8194dd0-e87f-0131-8247-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Badenya '98, Kotchegna Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c8194dd0-e87f-0131-8247-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). Badenya '98, Kotchegna Dance Company Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c8194dd0-e87f-0131-8247-3c075448cc4b

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Badenya '98, Kotchegna Dance Company