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Donald McKayle : heartbeats of a dancemaker

Author: Joy Chong-StannardVictoria N KneubuhlGregg LizenberyMarilyn CristoforiDonald McKayleAll authors
Publisher: Hightstown, NJ : Dance Horizons Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African-American dancer, choreographer and teacher Donald McKayle's distinguished career began at age 18 in 1948. He has created over fifty works for the most celebrated companies in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America. Harry Belafonte provides candid reflections about McKayle's character and determination to stand on the frontline of changing racial prejudice in the performing arts in America. Rare  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Modern dance
Documentary television programs
Dance
Interviews
Named Person: Donald McKayle; Donald McKayle
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Chong-Stannard; Victoria N Kneubuhl; Gregg Lizenbery; Marilyn Cristofori; Donald McKayle; Della Reese; Harry Belafonte; José Limón Dance Company.; San Jose Cleveland Ballet.; Dance Pioneers (Firm); Hawaii Public Television.; Dance Horizons Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0871272806 9780871272805
OCLC Number: 58652664
Notes: "A Dance Horizons DVD."
Originally produced in 2002.
Special features: two complete performances of Angelitos Negroes, one by Marceline Freeman and the other by Tamica Washington; unedited interview with Harry Belafonte; unedited interview with Donald McKayle by Della Reese.
Credits: Narrator, Della Reese ; editor, Joy Chong-Stannard ; music score, Stephen Fox.
Performer(s): Harry Belafonte, José Limón Dance Company, San Jose/Cleveland Ballet.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Other Titles: Heartbeats of a dancemaker
Angelitos negroes (Choreographic work)
Responsibility: producers, Gregg Lizenbery, Marilyn Cristofori ; director, Joy Chong-Stannard ; writer, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl ; a production of Dance Pioneers and PBS Hawaii.

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African-American dancer, choreographer and teacher Donald McKayle's distinguished career began at age 18 in 1948. He has created over fifty works for the most celebrated companies in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America. Harry Belafonte provides candid reflections about McKayle's character and determination to stand on the frontline of changing racial prejudice in the performing arts in America. Rare archival television excerpts of dance classics from the 1950s and 1960s are shown for the first time as well as the television premiere of recent McKayle works performed by the Limon Dance Company of New York and the San Jose/Cleveland Ballet. Includes excerpts from Rainbow round my shoulder, Heartbeats, Saturday's child, District Storyville, They called her Moses, House of tears, Minstrel man, and Libertango and others.

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