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Title The American Dance Festival's dancing in the light [videorecording] : six dances by African-American choreographers / [executive producer, Charles L. Reinhart ; producer, Jodee Nimerichter ; director and writer, Madison Davis Lacy ; a production of the American Dance Festival in association with Thirteen/WNET New York].

Published West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (DVD) (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents Ostrich (Awassa astrige) / Asadata Dafora (1932) -- Barrelhouse blues (excerpt) / Katherine Dunham (1943) -- Strange fruit / Pearl Primus (1943) -- Mourner's bench / Talley Beatty (1947) -- Rainbow 'round my shoulder / Donald Mc Kayle (1959) -- D-Man in the waters, section 1 / Bill T. Jones (1989)
Credits Editor, Girish Bhargava ; camera, Ed Fussell, Ronnie Smith, Tom Hurwitz
Performers Narrator, Taye Diggs.
Summary The American Dance Festival presents Dancing in the Light presents a one-hour modern dance television program showcasing 6 historic dance compositions by African American choreographers. All of the dances were originally recorded for the Emmy Award-winning series Free to Dance, a three-hour documentary that aired on PBS in 2001 as part of the Great Performances: Dance in America series. Dancing in the Light features six dances in their entirety or in the case of one work, a complete section. --Kultur web site (
System notes DVD; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Other author Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965.
Dunham, Katherine.
Primus, Pearl.
Beatty, Talley.
McKayle, Donald, 1930-
Jones, Bill T.
Reinhart, Charles L.
Nimerichter, Jodee.
Lacy, Madison Davis.
Diggs, Taye.
American Dance Festival.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Subject African American dance.
African American dance -- History -- 20th century.
Modern dance -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Choreographers -- United States.
Dance, Black -- United States.
Variant Title Dancing in the light
Six dances by African-American choreographers
ISBN 9780769785202
Standard Number 032031425194
Publisher Number D4251 Kultur