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Author Davis, Chuck, 1937- Interviewee.
Title Interview with Chuck Davis [sound recording].
Imprint 2001.
Location Call No. Status Help Message
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  *MGZTC 3-2322 cassette    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  *MGZMT 4-2322 transcript    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY


Description 1 sound cassette (ca. 94 min.) + transcript (48 leaves)
Note Interview with Chuck Davis conducted by Sally Sommer on Apr. 23, 2001.
The transcript may not be accurate in all respects regarding spelling and terminology.
Summary Chuck Davis discusses attending Dance for the Planet, inTexas, as the guest of honor; his early experiences with social dance; meeting and taking class with Geoffrey Holder; other teachers and class experiences; dancing with Babatunde Olatunji and his experiences at the 1964 World's fair; studying with Syvilla Fort; more on his experiences with Olatunji; forming the Chuck Davis Dance Company; attending the Carifesta in Guyana and the American Dance Festival in North Carolina; becoming involved in the Arts in Education program; his first trip to Africa; subsequent experiences travelling to different parts of Africa; forming the African American Dance Ensemble and moving back to North Carolina; the beginnings of the Dance Africa festival and its current status.
Funding Preservation was funded in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, 2001-2002.
Local Note Archive original: *MGZTCO 3-2322
Preservation master: *MGZTP 4-2322 nos. 1-2
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 4-2322 nos. 1-2
Archival transcript: *MGZMTO 3-2322
Subject Davis, Chuck, 1937-
Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-
Olatunji, Babatunde.
Chuck Davis Dance Company.
African American Dance Ensemble.
Dance, Black -- United States.
African American dance.
Local Subject Audiotapes -- Davis, C.
Added Author Sommer, Sally R, Interviewer.
Donor/Sponsor Oral History Archive. Oral History Project.
National Endowment for the Arts, 2001-2002.
Call No. *MGZTC 3-2322 [sound cassette]
Research Call Number *MGZTC 3-2322 [sound cassette]
*MGZMT 3-2322 [transcript]