Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo
Most widely held works about Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Most widely held works by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Women's work ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
This video describes a Museum sponsored project involving the Urban Bush Women, an extraordinary dance theatre company led by artistic director Jawola Willa Jo Zollar. This dance group creates works which celebrate the heritage of African Americans, especially women. Their dances depict the emotions and situations of everyday life.
Free to dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The history of African American dance, with emphasis on the role that African American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance. Part one focuses "on the early development of modern dance-and set against the background of the Harlem Renaissance, racial segregation and the Great Depression ... [examining] how African Americans overcame a 'segregated aesthetic' to become recognized as modern dance artists." Part two features Katherine Dunham, whose "priority is to create new choreography with her dancers." Part three examines the "1960s through the 1980s ..." -- Container label.
Praise house ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The visual images presented in this film illustrate "spirituality and the gift of artistry in three generations of African-American women"--Prologue.
Movement (r)evolution Africa a story of an art form in four acts ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A discussion of contemporary African dance, consisting of short excerpts from pieces by African choreographers & dancers and interviews with African dance experts.
House arrest ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Live performance of the "first edition" of the play by Anna Deavere Smith, which explores American history by addressing the relationship between the press and the presidency.
Miriam Mahdaviani, Sara Skaggs & Jawole Willa Jo Zollar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Negotiating a career as a young female choreographer.
Song of Lawino ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Bones and ash a Gilda story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Workshop performance of an evening-length dance/theater work. Due to technical problems, the recording ends before the conclusion of the work.
Seeking African-American values ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Marlies Yearby and Laurie Carlos discuss how they developed and maintain a sense of their racial identity in their art. They recall black stereotypes on film and television in their youth, and the slow evolution towards a multicultural outlook. They contrast the integration of voice, drumming, and movement in African art with the separation of similar elements in Eurocentric art. Carlos is seen performing with the Urban Bush Women in Julie Dash's film of Praise house, and in Monkey dances, choreographed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. Yearby and others perform excerpts from her work Pushing through a tight place.
Song of Lawino ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Urban Bush Women ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This program was part of the Splash Festival, a two-week celebration of new dance and music presented for the second year at Jacob's Pillow in 1989.
Fly Five first ladies of dance ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
On dance conversations, films, lectures : October 30, 2006 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
River songs [and] Working for free ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An excerpt from a performance of River songs is followed by a complete recording of an improvisation by Jawole Zollar.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Philadanco ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Promotional video featuring brief performance excerpts from five dance works (see contents list).
On the edge-- of success ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Monkey dances [videorecording ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
River songs (rehearsal) (Videotape) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dance as social dialogue a concert in celebration of the inauguration of Al Bloom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Africa African American dance African American dancers African Americans African Americans--Social life and customs African American women Benét, Eric Biography Biya, Paul,--1933- Chandralekha Choreographers Choreography Choreography--Study and teaching Dance Dance, Black Dance films Dancers Dance--Social aspects Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Emotions Estes, Simon Feature films Feminism and the arts Garrison, Maia Claire Head, Bessie,--1937-1986 History Houston, Whitney Interviews King, Preston T.,--1936- Mahdaviani, Miriam McGruder, Aaron McIntyre, Dianne Modern dance Morris, Greg Nonfiction films Powell, Colin L Prentice, Beverley Shaw, Bernard,--1940- Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar) Short films Skaggs, Sarah United States Urban Bush Women (Dance company) Video art Wells, Mary Winborne, Valerie A Women dancers Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo