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Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo

Overview
Works: 109 works in 147 publications in 1 language and 975 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Dance films  Nonfiction television programs  Short films  History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Drama 
Roles: Dancer, Interviewee, Choreographer, Performer, Author, Director, Narrator, Host, Speaker, Costume designer, Honoree, Composer
Classifications: GV1624.7.A34, 792.80973
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Movement (R)evolution Africa by Joan Frosch( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movement (R)evolution Africa explores the emerging African dance movement through the voices and performances of a selection of its trendsetters. The film is intended to expand and invigorate contemporary dance by illuminating critical innovations of African artists
Women's work( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member 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 77 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The visual images presented in this film illustrate "spirituality and the gift of artistry in three generations of African-American women"--Prologue
Miriam Mahdaviani, Sara Skaggs & Jawole Willa Jo Zollar( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Negotiating a career as a young female choreographer
House arrest( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member 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
Eye on dance & the arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Negotiating a career as a young female choreographer
Les écailles de la mémoire = The scales of memory( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of Lawino( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MaMa's pushcart : Ellen Stewart and 25 years of La MaMa E.T.C.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With virtually no financial resources, Ellen Stewart created the La Mama theater in New York in 1961, where writers and actors such as Sam Shepard, Elizabeth Swados, and Harvey Fierstein found both encouragement and a home for their work. Includes footage from the early days, interviews and brief excerpts from some of the theater works. Stewart also talks about her experiences as a "colored" working at Saks Fifth Avenue between 1950 and 1957
Song of Lawino( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bones and ash : a Gilda story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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
National Performance Network (sampler)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Excerpts from five dance or performance works by artists participating in the National Performance Network. This program, founded by David R. White of Dance Theater Workshop in 1985, provides support to emerging and established independent artists through funding and links to a nationwide group of presenting organizations, which enable new work, tours, and artists' residencies
Ragsdale v. Lumpkin( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

River songs (rehearsal) (Videotape)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interdisciplinary dance and performance residency : at Yellow Springs Institute( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Glory hole and Bones and ash are text-based performance pieces developed during residencies at Yellow Springs Institute
[Bates Dance Festival faculty gala I and II]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Urban Bush Women( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar 1950-

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar American dancer

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar Amerikaans danseres

Zollar Willa Jo

Languages
English (73)

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