Rocka my soulAdditional title: Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)Additional title: Blues suite (Choreographic work : Ailey)Additional title: Road of the Phoebe Snow (Choreographic work : Beatty)
NamesAiley, Alvin (Choreographer)Abbott, Loretta (Dancer)Faison, George, 1945- (Dancer)Godreau, Miguel (Dancer)Jamison, Judith (Dancer)Miller, Sharron (Dancer)Rotardier, Kelvin (Dancer)Taylor, Lynne (Dancer)Truitte, James (Dancer)Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015 (Dancer)Beatty, Talley (Choreographer)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)Ailey, Alvin (Interviewee)
Alvin Ailey Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1967
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8840
TopicsDance companies -- United StatesDance, Black -- United States
GenresDocumentary filmsFilmed performancesFilmed danceInterviewsMotion pictures
NotesStatement of responsibility: produced and directed by Gordon Kelly.Creation/production credits: Scenery, David Weber ; lighting, Dan Jones.Performers: Interviewer: Yvonne Barkley (?). Interviewee: Alvin Ailey.Performers: Danced by Loretta Abbott, Enid Aytch, George Faison, Miguel Godreau, Consuelo Houston, Judith Jamison, Sharron Miller, Elbert Morris, Kelvin Rotardier, Lynne Taylor, James Truitte, and Dudley Williams.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min., 38 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionMade-for-television documentary on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Alvin Ailey discusses the company and the excerpts performed, which come from Talley Beatty's The Road of the Phoebe Snow and Ailey's own Revelations ("I been buked," "Take me to the water," "You may run home"/"Rocka my soul") and Blues suite ("House of the rising sun," "Yancey Special").
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY896038619-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167885Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c5fdbd0-9a0e-0138-7e84-4dde95aa2bb5
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