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Alum, Manuel

Overview
Works: 70 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 91 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Satirical films  Interviews  Television interviews  Horror films  Road films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Dancer, Choreographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Manuel Alum
 
Most widely held works by Manuel Alum
Made in Japan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the first version of Manuel Alum's "solo dance diary" Made in Japan, danced to different music and lacking the Nō solo performed in the version first presented in the U.S. at Japan House in October 1980
Manuel Alum Dance Company( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehearsal in preparation for performances at Marymount Manhattan Theater, New York, in June 1976
Manuel Alum lecture-demonstration [excerpt]( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking through a Japanese interpreter, Manuel Alum discusses the formative influences on his career as dancer and choreographer, including his Puerto Rican background, his childhood attraction to flying and risk-taking, and his initial desire to become a painter. He talks about Sybil Shearer, who inspired him to become a dancer; his studies at the Graham school in New York prior to joining the Paul Sanasardo company as principal dancer, choreographer, and assistant artistic director; and his decision to form his own company. He then shares his thoughts on the nature of dance and its appeal, his approach to choreography, and his artistic goals. The dance demonstration which followed is not included on this tape
Manmade [excerpts] women--part I( Visual )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I of a projected series intended to include sections for men, children, and older dancers. These sections apparently were not realized. This tape contains only the choreography for the women dancers in the piece, and lacks Manuel Alum's solo passages
Manuel Alum solo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three of the six works performed on an evening-length program. For a recording of the complete program, taped on February 17, 1978, see *MGZIC 9-4865 Manuel Alum solo
Made in Malaysia/a shamanic journey( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehearsal in preparation for performances at the Asia Society, New York, in June 1991. Alum is seen briefly at the beginning and end, addressing the performers through an interpreter. The rehearsal covers most of the material presented at the performances
Dream R.E.M. #422784 ; [and] Dream R.E.M. #511772( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El tango ; [and] Flores para Casals( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the way by Phil O'Rourke( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehearsal of the first part of a 55-min. solo, probably in preparation for performances at the Cunningham Studio in September 1984. The work is continued on *MGZIC 9-4897 On the way [excerpt]
Manuel Alum, Sally Gross( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss finding contemporary connections with the traditional dance forms of Japan and Bali
Eye on dance & the arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss finding contemporary connections with the traditional dance forms of Japan and Bali
Collages ; [and] Steps--a construction [excerpt]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two dance works recorded during Manuel Alum's guest appearance in Dance on the Midway: the eighth annual Chicago Dance Festival, presented by the Chicago Dance Foundation and the University of Chicago Extension. For other works presented by Alum at this festival, see *MGZIC 9-4884 Manuel Alum
Dream R.E.M. #422784 ; [and] Flores para Casals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dream R.E.M. #422784 ; [and] Dream R.E.M. #95733( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rehearsal in preparation for performances in the Riverside Dance Festival, Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, in June 1978
Interview with Manuel Alum by Manuel Alum( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

SUMMARY: Dancer and choreographer Manuel Alum discusses his background and career
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Peter and Carla are a married couple barely able to hide their contempt for each other. The two embark on a camping vacation over a holiday weekend to make use of the expensive gear Peter purchased, much to his wife's disgust. Heading off into the wilds of Australia, the couple bickers and stews in the hostile mood. While finding the campsite tricky to find, the pair finally arrive and hope to make the most out of the situation by engaging in ocean play, sunbathing, and outdoor cooking. Peter and Carla tactlessly stomping around nature. This raises the ire of the local wildlife. The couple are tortured with strange occurrences and vicious attacks. Eager to bolt once the reality of violence sets in, the couple furiously tries to abandon the campsite, but nature has other plans for them
Gettei no mai a moongarden dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Modern dance solo recorded outdoors at night, beginning at the rise of the full moon. A more complete view of the choreography may be found in *MGZIC 9-4893 Gettei no mai. According to a letter from the choreographer, sections of this dance were incorporated into his solo work Made in Japan
3 x 3 solo dance series( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shared performance of tap dancing and modern dance
Daisuke Fujima and Manuel Alum( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Selections from two shared performances of Japanese classical dance and American modern dance. Additional footage of the second performance appears on *MGZIC 9-4851 Daisuke Fujima and Manuel Alum in concert
 
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