Carmen and Geoffrey

Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder, two living legends in the world of American dance, are the subjects of this intimate and revealing documentary. Carmen achieved notoriety in the early 1950s, as a lead dancer of incomparable beauty and grace with Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theater. Geoffrey, large in life and an elemental force on stage, found fame not only as a dancer but also as an actor (Live and Let Die), soda spokesman (“the Un-Colaaaaa...”) and theater director (The Wiz). He and Carmen met in 1954 and married a year later.

Director

Linda Atkinson
Nick Doob

Cast

Carmen de Lavallade
Geoffrey Holder