The service: Better days [and] rehearsal of mixed repertory, 1998-10-30, 1998-11-04Additional title: EvidenceAdditional title: Ronald K. Brown video archive
NamesBrown, Ronald K., 1966- (Choreographer)Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Dancer)Hemphill, Essex (Author)Woods, Donald, active 1991 (Author)James, G. Winston (Author)Brewster, W. Herbert (William Herbert), 1897-1987 (Composer)Olaiya, Wunmi (Costume designer)Dolan, Brenda (Lighting designer)Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)Harmonica Sunbeam (Performer)Fowler, Telly (Dancer)James, G. Winston (Speaker)Broadhurst, Taurus (Dancer)Holland, Duane (Dancer)Cabuag, Arcell (Dancer)Kanyanta, Mutale (Dancer)Low, Malcolm (Dancer) (Dancer)Anderson, Charles O. (Dancer)White, David R. (Producer)Labelle (Musical group) (Composer)Double Exposure (Musical group) (Composer)Massive Attack (Musical group) (Composer)MFSB (Musical group) (Composer)Evidence Dance Company (Dancer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Ronald K. Brown Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-10-30Date Captured: 1998-11-04
Table of ContentsReel 1: rehearsal of unknown work on unknown date (10 min)The Service, first half, October 30, 1998 (30 min.): Blessed: Harmonica Sunbeam, performer -- sole: Telly Fowler, dancer -- forgiveness: G. Winston James, speaker; Ronald K. Brown, dancer; text by G. Winston James -- congregate: Taurus Broadhurst, Duane Holland, Arcell Cabuag, Telly Fowler, Ronald K. Brown, dancers -- Better Days: Mutale Kanyanta, Malcolm J. Low, dancers; text by Essex Hemphill -- Untitled: Duane Holland, Taurus Broadhurst, dancers; text by Donald W. Woods -- Black Beans: Ronald K. Brown, Telly Fowler, dancers; text by Essex Hemphill.Rehearsal for Mixed Repertory, November 4, 1998 (14 min.)Reel 2: The Service, second half, October 30, 1998 (30 min.): Beggars: Charles O. Anderson, Mutale Kanyanta, Malcolm J. Low, Taurus Broadhurst, Duane Holland, Arcell Cabuag, Telly Fowler, Ronald K. Brown, dancers -- The Edge: Ronald K. Brown, Evidence Dance Company (listed as The Company), dancers; text by Essex Hemphill -- If I Can't Sell It/Rejoice: Harmonica Sunbeam, performer -- My Love is Free/Love is the Message: Evidence Dance Company (listed as The Company)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6856
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop, David R. White, executive director and producer.Contents and credit information from event program.Full performance without rehearsal footage can be found on *MGZIDVD 5-6858 (October 31, 1998) or *MGZIDVD 5-6859 (November 1, 1998).Creation/production credits: Choreography, Ronald K. Brown; text, Essex Hemphill, Donald W. Woods, G. Winston James; music direction, MKL; music, Herbert Brewster, Labelle, Double Exposure, Massive Attack, MFSB; costumes, Wunmi Olaiya; original lighting design, Brenda Dolan; lighting design, Philip W. Sandström.Venue: Recorded October 30/November 4, 1998 Doris Duke Performance Center, New York City.Acquisition: Gift; Robert E. Penn and Ronald K. Brown, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (MiniDV) (84 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20284931Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aaf4fee0-3092-0132-a619-3c075448cc4b
Rights StatementThe copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.
Item timeline of events