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Interview with Rod Rodgers

Author: Rod A Rodgers; Louise Sunshine
Publisher: 1993.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : English
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Cassette 1. Recorded Aug. 12, 1993. Mr. Rodgers discusses his parents (who were dancers) and the types of opportunities open to black performers in their time; his early experiences touring and performing in a family act; his piece Inventions; moving from Detroit to Monroe, Michigan; his observations of contemporary dance trends; the influence of teachers Hanya Holm and Norma Carter on his work; another teacher,
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Named Person: Hanya Holm; Erick Hawkins; Mary Anthony; Charles Weidman
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rod A Rodgers; Louise Sunshine
OCLC Number: 35422821
Notes: Interviewed by Louise Sunshine at the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
For transcript see *MGZMT 3-1841.
Description: 5 sound cassettes (6 hr., 15 min.) + 1 transcript (165 leaves)

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Cassette 1. Recorded Aug. 12, 1993. Mr. Rodgers discusses his parents (who were dancers) and the types of opportunities open to black performers in their time; his early experiences touring and performing in a family act; his piece Inventions; moving from Detroit to Monroe, Michigan; his observations of contemporary dance trends; the influence of teachers Hanya Holm and Norma Carter on his work; another teacher, Vera Embree; and other influences in the 1950's and 1960's.

Cassette 2. Recorded Aug. 13, 1993. Mr. Rodgers discusses the All city high school dance group; Norma Carter; technique and choreography; Hanya Holm; his first experiences in New York; his ideas about teaching; early presentations of his choreography; seeing Erick Hawkins perform; studying with Hawkins; and Mary Anthony.

Cassette 3. Mr. Rodgers discusses his work in the 1960's and 1970's; theater director Woodie King; studying the teaching of children with Bonnie Bird; early community work with the Mobilization for Youth dance project as a part of the "war on poverty"; repertory as a vehicle for training dancers; his choreographies Dances in projected space and Percussion suite; his working process; his current company; the history of his studio; learning Flickers from Charles Weidman; and plans for his company and school.

Cassette 4. Recorded Sept. 2, 1993. Mr. Rodgers discusses the 25th anniversary of his company; issues in community outreach; his choreographies Victims and Box 71; his thoughts on dance criticism; recent performance trends, particularly homoeroticism; other pieces in his company's repertory including Arena and Columbus encounters; his tours to Africa, Syria, and Portugal and the varying responses of different cultures to his work; his piece Intervals.

Cassette 5. Mr. Rodgers discusses his feelings about touring, running a company and presenting work in a difficult economic climate.

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