Merce Cunningham

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United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1922)


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Un aspecto central en el desarrollo de la carrera de Merce Cunningham consiste en que durante los anos que enseno en Black Mountain College, conocio a John Cage, quien ejercio una fuerte influencia en su trabajo coreografico y con quien trabajo intensamente, hasta los ultimos dias de su vida.
It is my honor to dedicate the December/January dance pages to Merce Cunningham, and the many fine individuals who have helped him, in his lifetime and after, to make his art what it is.
Merce Cunningham, dancer and choreographer; born, April 16, 1919, died, July 26, 2009
Surely this will be the true legacy of Merce Cunningham.
And while the definitive biography remains to be written, the strength of Merce Cunningham: Fifty Years is, as its title suggests, in its archival record-keeping (especially since the 1975 Merce Cunningham, edited by James Klosty, marks the only example of a book-length study of this dancer/choreographer).
It had been more than three years since New Yorkers had seen a Merce Cunningham evening (Cunningham's company ended its Legacy Tour in 2011), and the young French dancers of Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston bristled with the alertness that makes the master's choreography so bracing.
Merce Cunningham stood at the nexus of classicism and modernism the way Russian-born choreographer Michel Fokine stood at the nexus of classicism and romanticism.
Work Title: Dancing Lives: Five Female Dancers from the Ballet d'Action to Merce Cunningham
So, it is not surprising that when the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performs ``Split Sides'' at the Ahmanson Theatre Thursday through Sunday, the order of his 40-minute dance to the alternative rock music of Radiohead and Sigur Ros will be decided by the roll of dice.
It's been more than four years since the Merce Cunningham Dance Company took its last bow.
ROBERT SWINSTON, a graduate of the Juilliard School, danced with the Martha Graham Apprentice Group, Jose Limon Dance Company, and with Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theatre before joining the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in 1980.
COM) The first issue of this marvelous new semiannual Brooklyn-based audio magazine, edited by Rebecca Gates and Lucy Raven, features a chat with retired sideshow performers, a pathetic found love letter, goofy improvised poems, and interviews with Alvin Lucier and Merce Cunningham.
An insatiable curiosity about movement, time and space keeps choreographer Merce Cunningham, 83, in the vanguard of contemporary dance, a distinction he and his dance company have held for more than 50 years.
One of the earlier pieces, the lyrical, Satie-inspired Experiences, was written for dancer-choreographer Merce Cunningham, Cage's partner and artistic collaborator for almost five decades.