Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAdditional title: Polish piecesAdditional title: Sweet releaseAdditional title: Polish pieces (Choreographic work : Manen)Additional title: Sweet release (Choreographic work : Jamison)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Asca, Guillermo (Dancer)Evans, Linda-Denise (Dancer)Bellamy, Don (Dancer)Bolles, Mucuy (Dancer)Gaddis, Bernard (Dancer)Plantadit, Karine (Dancer)Sandy, Solange (Dancer)Thomas, Michael, active 1990 (Dancer)Gerodias, Jeffrey (Dancer)Sands, Uri (Dancer)Thomas, Nasha (Dancer)Meek, Leonard (Dancer)Roberts, Lydia (Dancer)Rushing, Matthew, 1973- (Dancer)Smallwood, Dwana (Dancer)Witter, Richard (Dancer)Powell, Troy (Dancer)Manen, Hans van, 1932- (Choreographer)Venema, Mea (Restager)Górecki, Henryk Mikołaj, 1933-2010 (Composer)Dekker, Keso (Designer)Caboort, Joop (Lighting designer)Jamison, Judith (Choreographer)Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- (Composer)Barnes, Gregg (Costume designer)Hunter, Tim (Designer)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)LeCain/Charette Associates (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Dekker, Keso (Costume designer)Hunter, Tim (Lighting designer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-04-22
Table of ContentsReel 1. Polish pieces (1995) (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Hans van Manen, staged by Mea Venema ; music, Henryk-Mikołaj Górecki (excerpts from Concerto for harpsichord and strings, and Three pieces in the old style) ; set and costumes, Keso Dekker ; lighting, Joop Caboort ; danced by Linda-Denise Evans, Don Bellamy, Mucuy Bolles, Bernard Gaddis, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, Matthew Rushing, Solange Sandy, Michael Thomas, Lydia Roberts, Guillermo Asca, Dwana Smallwood, Jeffrey Gerodias. |||| Reel 2. Sweet release (1996) (ca. 36 min.) / choreography, Judith Jamison ; music, Wynton Marsalis ; set and lighting, Timothy Hunter ; costumes, Greg Barnes ; cast: Home: beyond the range, danced by Karine Plantadit-Bageot and Uri Sands (young lovers) ; Church: renewing vows, danced by Don Bellamy (the minister), Nasha Thomas and Leonard Meek (the celebrated [20th anniversary]), Matthew Rushing ("Snake in the grass"), with Lydia Roberts, Linda-Denise Evans, Solange Sandy, Dwana Smallwood, Richard Witter, Guillermo Asca, Troy Powell, Jeffrey Gerodias (the congregation) ; Church basement: party, danced by the Company (the congregation) ; Street: make room for me, danced by Uri Sands, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, Matthew Rushing, Don Bellamy, Nasha Thomas, Leonard Meek, and Company (the congregation) ; Home: give me your hand, danced by Uri Sands, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, and Company (young lovers).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2421Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5499 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Accompanied by house program.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Performers: Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 22, 1997, by LeCain/Charette Associates.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13231605Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee207d70-b2b8-0131-aef4-3c075448cc4b
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