The HistoryMakers video oral history with Randy Duncan.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 45 min., 36 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Duncan, Randy -- Interviews.
Duncan, Randy.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Randy Duncan
Randy Duncan
Other authors / contributors:Duncan, Randy, interviewee.
Williams, Linda, interviewer.
Stegner, Terry, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Terry Stegner.
Linda Williams, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2006 November 15.
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Summary:Choreographer and dancer Randy Duncan was born on December 14, 1958, in Chicago, Illinois. Duncan's career began at age fifteen with the Joseph Holmes Dance Theater. Duncan later began formal dance studies with classes at the Sammy Dyer School of Theater, Alvin Ailey American Dance Center and Illinois State University. Using elements of ballet, jazz, African, modern dance, and hip-hop, Duncan created numerous works for the Joffrey Ballet, Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago and the Tel Aviv Dance Company of Israel. Duncan's musical theater credits include Guys and Girls, Street Dreams, West Side Story, Carousel, Hello Dolly, and Don't Bother Me I Can't Cope. His television ballet, Urban Transfer, was aired nationwide by PBS-TV's WTTW. Duncan's first major motion picture by Paramount Pictures, Save the Last Dance, earned him a nomination for the American choreography Award for dance on film. He also an avid supporter of HIV/AIDS causes for over a decade.