Today, with dragon [and] Ahab

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Today, with dragon [and] Ahab
Additional title: Today, with dragon (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Additional title: Ahab (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Hawkins, Erick (Donor)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Hawkins, Erick (Author of dialog)
Ge, Gan-Ru, 1954- (Composer)
Dorazio, Ralph (Set designer)
Elliott, Patrick (Costume designer)
Engstrom, Robert (Lighting designer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Holub, Jenny (Author of dialog)
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997 (Composer)
Lee, Ralph (Designer)
Cortese, Glen (Conductor)
McLean, Gloria (Dancer)
Duke, Katherine (Dancer)
Pettibone, Laura (Dancer)
Reynolds, Cynthia (Dancer)
Howard, Randy (Dancer) (Dancer)
Reedy, James (Dancer)
Tai, Daniel (Dancer)
Moses, Michael (Dancer) (Dancer)
Wisniewski, Mark (Dancer)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Dancer)

Erick Hawkins Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988
Table of Contents
Today, with dragon (1986) (20 min.) / choreography, Erick Hawkins ; music, Ge Gan-Ru ; scupture, Ralph Dorazio ; costumes, Patrick Elliott ; dancers, Erick Hawkins Dance Company. |||| Ahab (1986) [ends abruptly before work has finished] (13 min.) / scenario and choreography, Erick Hawkins ; music, Ross Lee Finney ; set, Ralph Dorazio ; masks, Ralph Lee ; dancers, Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7483
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Lighting designer, Robert Engstrom ; stage manager, Clay Shirkey ; camera, Johannes Holub ; audio, Jenny Kinnier.
Performers: Music performed live by The Hawkins Theatre Orchestra ; conductor, Glen Cortese.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Dec. 2, 1987.
Bibliographic history: Today, with dragon premiered on Feb. 5, 1986 at Alice Tully Hall, New York, N.Y. ; Ahab premiered on Sept. 4, 1986 in Cambridge, Mass. for Harvard's 350th Anniversary.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (33 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19716124
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d48305f0-e361-0130-86b2-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1988: Created
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Today, with dragon [and] Ahab" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Today, with dragon [and] Ahab" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2024.

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Today, with dragon [and] Ahab