The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps aheadAdditional title: For Bird - with love (Choreographic work : Ailey)Additional title: Episodes (Choreographic work : Dove)
NamesJamison, Judith (Host)De Loatch, Gary (Dancer)Rhoden, Dwight (Dancer)Richardson, Desmond (Dancer)Smith, Stephen (Dancer)Tyson, Andre (Dancer)Whiturs, Dereque (Dancer)Banks, Marilyn (Dancer)Chase, Debora (Dancer)Roxas, Elizabeth (Dancer)Vlad, Desire (Dancer)Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Dancer)Berry, April (Dancer)Thomas, Nasha (Dancer)Johnson, Wesley, III (Dancer)Robinson, Renée (Dancer)Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)Chaya, Masazumi (Restager)Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 (Composer)Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 (Composer)Basie, Count, 1904-1984 (Composer)Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (Composer)Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor (Composer)Barcelo, Randy (Set designer)Barcelo, Randy (Costume designer)Hunter, Tim (Lighting designer)Dove, Ulysses (Choreographer)Ruggieri, Robert (Composer)Gallardo, Jorge (Costume designer)Read, John B (Lighting designer)Grimm, Thomas (Producer)Grimm, Thomas (Director)Selby, Margaret (Producer)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
Dance in America Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1991
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: For Bird with love. Choreography: Alvin Ailey, staged by Masazumi Chaya. Music: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, and Jerome Kern; original music composed and arranged by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson. Scenery/costumes: Randy Barcelo. Lighting: Timothy Hunter. Danced by Gary De Loatch (Bird); Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Stephen Smith, Andre Tyson, Dereque Whiturs (men close to him); Marilyn Banks, Debora Chase, Elizabeth Roxas, Desire Vlad (women close to him); Dudley Williams (club manager); April Berry, Nasha Thomas (chorus girls). -- Episodes. Choreography: Ulysses Dove. Music: Robert Ruggieri. Costumes: Jorge Gallardo. Lighting: John B. Read. Danced by Chase, Wesley Johnson III, Rhoden, Richardson, Renee Robinson, Roxas, Smith, Vlad, and Whiturs.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7474Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2593 (former)
TopicsGreat performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))Dance
GenresTelevision programsTelevised danceFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Co-produced by Danmarks Radio and RM Arts in association with Thirteen/WNET, New York. Telecast on Thirteen/WNET's Great Performances: Dance in America series on February 8, 1991. Producer/director: Thomas Grimm. Co-producer: Margaret Selby. Host: Judith Jamison.Performers: Danced by members of 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: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY916080877-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171404Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6621a400-85ad-0135-c4e6-0c111ad8c788
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