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Title
Continuing Revelations
Names
New 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
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Collection

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Public Program Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-05-11
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Reel 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8857
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3527 (former)
Topics
Ailey, Alvin
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater -- Exhibitions
Body and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (1992 :New York, N.Y.)
Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Blues suite (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Dance
Genres
Speeches
Panel discussions
Notes
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 Description
Extent: 3 streaming video files (NTSC) (161 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936029354-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174824
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 931fdd80-900a-0135-8d29-003fcd2e59c4
Rights Statement
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  • 1992: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Continuing Revelations" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb3b3155-956e-40b9-9a4d-45902631993f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Continuing Revelations" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb3b3155-956e-40b9-9a4d-45902631993f

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). Continuing Revelations Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb3b3155-956e-40b9-9a4d-45902631993f

Wikipedia Citation

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Continuing Revelations