As part of Baryshnikov Arts Center’s September dance programming, stream IN CONVERSATION WITH MERCE through the end of the month.
The presentation includes a restaging of Merce Cunningham’s LANDROVER (1972) as well as the world premieres of two works created in response to the late choreographers dance piece: Liz Gerring’s DIALOGUE and Kyle Abraham’s MOTORROVER.
Interviews with Abraham and Gerring will close the program. See link below for details.
Baryshnikov Arts Center and the Merce Cunningham Trust
Streaming through September 30.
Complete dance and image credits below.
From top: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater members Jacquelin Harris and Chalvar Monteiro (2) in Merce Cunningham, Landrover (excerpts), music—15/2—by John King and Anaïs Maviel, costumes after the original design by Jasper Johns, reconstructed by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, staged by Jamie Scott; Mariah Anton and Cemiyon Barber (2) in the world premiere of a new work choreographed by Liz Gerring, music composed by Michael Schumacher, costumes by Bartelme and Jung; Claude “CJ” Johnson and Donovan Reed (2) in the world premiere of a new work choreographed by Kyle Abraham, costumes by Bartelme and Jung. Dances filmed by Tatyana Tenenbaum at Baryshnikov Arts Center. Photographs by Maria Baranova, courtesy of the Baryshnikov Arts Center and the Merce Cunningham Trust.