Playlist:  Featured Choreographers - AVON by Jodi Johnson

TItles that explore the genius of modern choreographers including Alvin Ailey, Agnes De Mille, Merce Cunningham, and other award winners of the 20th century.
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For Bird With Love
directed by Masazumi Chaya, fl. 1972; choreographed by Alvin Ailey, 1931-1989; designed by Randy Barcelo, 1946-1994; performed by Gary DeLoatch, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (ArtHaus Musik, 1990), 44 mins  
43:35
15 Sep 2017
Memoria
directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942- and Masazumi Chaya, fl. 1972; choreographed by Alvin Ailey, 1931-1989; designed by Christina Giannini, fl. 1970; performed by April Berry, fl. 1991, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (ArtHaus Musik, 1990), 28 mins  
28:04
15 Sep 2017
Witness
directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942- and Masazumi Chaya, fl. 1972; choreographed by Alvin Ailey, 1931-1989; performed by Marilyn Banks, fl. 1981 and Jessye Norman, 1945-, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (ArtHaus Musik, 1990), 11 mins  
11:11
15 Sep 2017
Dancing, Dancing: The Individual and Tradition
composed by John Hill; produced by Rhoda Grauer, 1944-, Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975 and Ellen Hovde, fl. 1975; performed by Raoul Trujillo, in Dancing (ArtHaus Musik, 1993), 59 mins  
59:06
15 Sep 2017
Fall River Legend
directed by Enrique Martinez, 1926-1998; conducted by Markus Lethinen, fl. 1989; choreographed by Agnes De Mille, 1905-1993; designed by Oliver Smith, 1918-1994, Stanley Simmons, 1928-1999; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Joselli Audain, fl. 1989, Lorraine Graves, fl. 1984, Hugues Magen, fl. 1989, Stephanie Dabney, 1958- and Lowell Smith, 1951-2007, Dance Theatre of Harlem (ArtHaus Musik, 1989), 36 mins  
35:40
15 Sep 2017
Dancing on the Edge, Volume 1
directed by Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; choreographed by Paul Taylor, 1930-2018; produced by Stephanie Reinhart, 1944-2002, Charles L. Reinhart, fl. 1968 and Douglas Rosenberg, fl. 2011; performed by Reijo Kela, Claude Brumachon, 1959- and Jin Xing, 1967-, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Ballet du Lac Tumba and Paul Taylor Dance Company (American Dance Festival, 1992), 44 mins  
44:00
15 Sep 2017
Twyla Tharp; Making Television Dance
directed by Don Mischer, 1940-; choreographed by Twyla Tharp, 1941-; designed by Santo Loquasto, 1944-; performed by Christine Uchida, fl. 1977-1988, Jennifer Way, fl. 1975, Tom Rawe, fl. 1977 and Shelley Washington, 1954-, Twyla Tharp Dance (St. Louis, MO: Phoenix Learning Group), 56 mins  
56:09
15 Sep 2017
Crises
directed by Helen Priest Rogers, fl. 1940; composed by Conlon Nancarrow, 1912-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by American Dance Festival; performed by Marilyn Wood, fl. 1961, Viola Farber, 1931-1998, Judith Dunn, 1933-1983, Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009 and Carolyn Brown, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Crises (1961) (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 1961), 23 mins  
22:39
15 Sep 2017
Story
choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1964), 20 mins  
20:08
15 Sep 2017
Exchange
written by Merce Cunningham Dance Company, New York, NY; directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Karole Armitage, 1954-; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Exchange (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 2013), 40 mins  
40:20
15 Sep 2017
Ocean
directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; produced by Walker Art Center and Merce Cunningham Trust; performed by Emma Desjardins, fl. 2010, Brandon Collwes, fl. 2010, Melissa Toogood, fl. 2010, Silas Riener, fl. 2010, Daniel Madoff, fl. 2010, Robert Swinston, fl. 2005, Daniel Squire, fl. 2005, Marcie Munnerlyn, fl. 2005, Koji Mizuta, fl. 2005, Rashaun Mitchell, fl. 2008, Jennifer Goggans, fl. 2008, Holley Farmer, fl. 2005 and Julie Cunningham, fl. 2005, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, in Ocean (New York, NY: Merce Cunningham Trust, 2010), 1 hour 41 mins  
01:40:36
15 Sep 2017
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