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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Historical television programs
Cultural television programs
Educational television programs
Dance television programs
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Madison Davis Lacy; Adam Zucker; Blair Underwood; Alvin Ailey; Talley Beatty; Ronald K Brown; Trisha Brown; Blondell Cummings; Asadata Dafora; Chuck Davis; Ruth St Denis; Ulysses Dove; Katherine Dunham; Garth Fagan; Lester Horton; Bill T Jones; Donald McKayle; Eleo Pomare; Pearl Primus; Abdel R Salaam; Gus Solomons; Jawole Willa Jo Zollar; American Dance Festival.; African American Dance Ensemble.; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company.; Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble.; Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.; Forces of Nature (Dance company); Garth Fagan Dance (Dance Company); Urban Bush Women (Dance company); Evidence Dance Company.; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); National Black Programming Consortium.
|Notes:||Originally produced in 2000, and broadcast on the Dance in America segment of Great Performances.|
|Credits:||Editors, Adam Zucker, Rachel Reichman, Keir Pearson ; photography, Don Lenzer, Robert Shepard, Buddy Squires ; original music composed by Randy Klein ; directors of dance sequences, Gary Halvorson, HoraceÌ OveÌ ; choreographers: Alvin Ailey, Talley Beatty, Ronald K. Brown, Trisha Brown, Blondell Cummings, Asadata Dafora, Chuck Davis, Ruth St. Denis, Ulysses Dove, Katherine Dunham, Garth Fagan, Lester Horton, Bill T. Jones, Donald McKayle, Eleo Pomare, Pearl Primus, Abdel Salaam, Gus Solomons, Jr., Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.|
|Performer(s):||Narrator, Blair Underwood ; Voice performers, Tracy Sallows, Joanna Rhinehart; Actors, Michelle Dorant, Maxine Sherman ; Dance companies: African American Dance Ensemble, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Forces of Nature Dance Theater, Garth Fagan Dance, Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE.|
|Description:||3 videodiscs (ca. 171 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||[Disc 1]. What do you dance / produced and directed by Madison Davis Lacy ; written by Madison Davis Lacy, Adam Zucker (57 min.) --
[Disc 2]. Steps of the gods / produced, directed, and written by Madison Davis Lacy (57 min.) --
[Disc 3]. Go for what you know / produced by Adam Zucker, Madison Davis Lacy ; directed and written by Adam Zucker (57 min.).
|Other Titles:||What do you dance.
Steps of the gods.
Go for what you know.
Three hour series on African American dance
Dance in America.
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
|Responsibility:||a co-production of The American Dance Festival and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ; in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; series producer, Madison Davis Lacy.|
- African American dance -- History -- 20th century.
- Modern dance -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- African American dancers -- 20th century -- History.
- African American dancers -- 20th century -- Biography.
- Choreographers -- United States -- 20th century -- History.
- Choreographers -- United States -- 20th century -- Biography.
- Harlem Renaissance.