NamesNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)Nichols, Madeleine M (Speaker)Kaiser, Michael M (Speaker)Jamison, Judith (Speaker)Cohen-Stratyner, Barbara Naomi (Speaker)Allen, Zita D (Moderator)De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Speaker)Harper, Ves (Speaker)Richardson, Dorene (Speaker)Moore, Ella Thompson (Speaker)Williamson, Liz (Speaker)Sommer, Sally R (Moderator)Bellamy, Roger (Speaker)Chaya, Masazumi (Speaker)Clarke, Hope (Speaker)Kent, Linda (Speaker)Waters, Sylvia (Speaker)Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Speaker)Wood, Donna, 1954- (Speaker)Dance Theater Foundation (Presenter)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Event place)Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Public Program Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992-05-11
Table of ContentsReel 1: Greetings by Madeleine Nichols, curator of the Dance Collection, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts; Michael Kaiser of Dance Theater Foundation; Judith Jamison, artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; and Barbara Stratyner, curator of exhibitions, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. -- Panel I: The making of Revelations. Moderator: Zita Allen. Panelists: Carmen de Lavallade, Ves Harper, Dorene Richardson, Ella Thompson Moore, and Liz Williamson. Panelists recall their first contacts with Alvin Ailey and their experiences in working with him on the choreography for Revelations and Blues suite. -- Reel 2: Panel I, continued. Panelists trace the evolution of Revelations over the years and share their perceptions of Ailey as an artist and an individual. -- Panel II: The survival of Revelations. Moderator: Sally R. Sommer. Panelists: Roger Bellamy, Masazumi Chaya, Hope Clarke, Linda Kent, Sylvia Waters, Dudley Williams, and Donna Wood Sanders. Later productions of Revelations, and the transmission of its choreography from dancer to dancer are discussed. -- Reel 3: Panel II, continued. Panelists recall memorable performances of Revelations in the U.S. and abroad.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8857Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3527 (former)
TopicsAiley, AlvinAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater -- ExhibitionsBody and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (1992 :New York, N.Y.)Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)Blues suite (Choreographic work : Ailey)Dance
NotesVenue: Videotaped by Character Generators/Video for the Exhibition Program of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and for Dance Theater Foundation at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on May 11, 1992, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts. A symposium of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and Dance Theater Foundation in conjunction with the exhibition Body and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (161 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936029354-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174824Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 931fdd80-900a-0135-8d29-003fcd2e59c4
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