HULA



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HULA is a record album interpretation of "Hula" with The Waikiki Hula Boys (Columbia LP 565) performed by Ray Whitfield and the Johnsons.

With: Ron Vawter, Willem Dafoe, and Kate Valk

Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte
Announcer: Jeff Jones, succeeded by Peyton Smith
Lighting: Jim Clayburgh
Technical Director: Scott Breindel
Panel paintings: Freya Hansel


Production History

July, August 1981: Hula (a record album interpretation) rehearsals
September 11 - 27 1981: Hula at The Performing Garage
January 21 - February 5 1982: Hula at The Performing Garage
February 18 - 21 1982: Hula and For the Good Times at Danspace, New York, NY
March 16 - 28 1982: Route 1 & 9, Hula, and For the Good Times at The Mickery Theatre in Amsterdam
February 24 - March 31 1984: Hula at The Performing Garage
June 25 2011: dances from Hula at PS 122 as part of 'Old School 122 Benefit'


Articles & Reviews

'HULA' AND PHONOGRAPH MIX THEATER AND THE DANCE in New York Times (February 6,1982)