The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps ahead

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Title
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps ahead
Additional title: For Bird - with love (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Additional title: Episodes (Choreographic work : Dove)
Names
Jamison, 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)
Collection

Dance in America Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7474
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2593 (former)
Topics
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Dance
Genres
Television programs
Televised dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/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 Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916080877-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171404
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6621a400-85ad-0135-c4e6-0c111ad8c788
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps ahead" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb68660b-a4ab-49c2-8b90-2d46b93d3abc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps ahead" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb68660b-a4ab-49c2-8b90-2d46b93d3abc

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps ahead Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb68660b-a4ab-49c2-8b90-2d46b93d3abc

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The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater steps ahead