HBD Merce Cunningham

April 16, 2020 Today marks Merce Cunningham’s 101st birthday. And his legacy continues as we celebrate his immeasurable contribution to the world. Here are some of my favorite Cunningham quotes… “Dance is an art in space and time. The object of the dancer is to obliterate that.” “You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to…

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Cunningham Inspiration

Holley Farmer in Summerspace

I hope you are finding time to watch a ton good dance videos. Here is some Cunningham inspiration. Many of the capsules include the full work (like Summerspace). 💙 https://dancecapsules.mercecunningham.org/ (Photo: Holley Farmer in Summerspace – MCDC flickr.com)

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Fridays

Cunningham

Time for #Cunningham class! I absolutely love love love Fridays!!! 💞👯💞 10:30am-noon at #PieterPerformanceSpace (image: Karen Deutsch)

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Cunningham at Pieter

Cunningham class

Join our Cunningham class on Friday mornings 10:30am – noon at Pieter Performance Space. All levels are welcome from beginner to professional. Chard has been teaching Merce Cunningham’s technique for over 20 years at Laban Centre London, London Contemporary Dance School, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, The Colburn School, and other spaces through the US and Europe.

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