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Alum, Manuel

Overview
Works: 76 works in 90 publications in 3 languages and 90 library holdings
Roles: Dancer, Choreographer, Speaker
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Most widely held works by Manuel Alum
Made in Japan a solo dance diary ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excerpts from an evening-length dance solo in two parts: Part I, M.A. in Japan, and Part II, Japan in M.A., including the Nō solo Funabenkei. According to the accompanying house program, this work was first presented at Japan House on October 29, November 1 and 3, 1980. No audience is visible in the wide shots on this tape, which may have been recorded in a special session
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
Manuel Alum Dance Company ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manmade 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
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
Manuel Alum solo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five of the six works performed on an evening-length program. Only the ending (ca. 1 min.) of the final work, East--to Nijinsky, appears on this tape. For a complete recording of this program, taped on February 17, 1978, see *MGZIC 9-4865 Manuel Alum solo
On the way ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solo work based on a theme inspired by Buckminster Fuller's thoughts on reincarnation
Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in Thai and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revival of the musical Man of La Mancha, originally performed in New York in 1965. This production, with a Thai cast, was mounted in honor of the 60th birthday of the King of Thailand
Manuel Alum Dance Company ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rehearsal in preparation for performances at Marymount Manhattan Theater, New York, in June 1976
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
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
Fresh fruits in foreign places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
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
Deadlines ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Rehearsal in preparation for the company's performances at BAMspace, Brooklyn Academy of Music, in November and December 1973. The footage includes a complete run-through of the three-movement work, led by Lance Westergard (soloist, first movement) and Manuel Alum (soloist, second movement), followed by repetitions of the first and second movements only, with Joan Lombardi as soloist in the first movement. The choreography, which was intended to be viewed from three sides at BAMspace, is photographed from a position at stage right
C.O.C.A. collage of Central America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Rehearsal in preparation for performances at the Triplex Performing Arts Center in November 1988
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
Daisuke Fujima and Manuel Alum in concert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Selections from a shared performance of Japanese classical dance and American modern dance. For additional footage of this concert, featuring three solos by Alum, see *MGZIC 9-4849 Daisuke Fujima and Manuel Alum. Ca. 6 min. of an apparently unrelated Japanese television program appear at the end of the tape
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] Flores para Casals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (31)
Japanese (2)
Thai (1)