Merce Cunningham Trust

April 25, 2016
Read two reviews of the performances by Silas Riener and the Los Angeles Dance Project in the Hammer Museum exhibition Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957.
April 8, 2016
L'Opera de Lyon will premiere a new staging of Winterbranch (1964) on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
April 4, 2016
2016 Cunningham Fellows Julie Cunningham (MCDC 2004 - 2011) and Daniel Squire (MCDC 1998 - 2009) are reconstructing Fluid Canvas for young professionals and students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, and Central School of Ballet. The two-week workshop will culminate in a showing on Friday, April 8th at 7:30pm.

March 25, 2016

Andrea Weber and Patricia Lent conclude their month-long residency of reconstructing Suite for Five and Fabrications at Baryshnikov Arts Center with a studio showing at City Center Studios on March 31st.

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March 14, 2016

This month,  the Merce Cunningham Trust conducts workshops of Fabrications (1987) and Suite for Five (1957) in the Baryshnikov Art Center’s John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio.


February 12, 2016

Ellen Cornfield and Andrea Wever's workshop of Squaregame (1976) will conclude with two studio showings on Friday, February 19 at 3:00pm and 4:30pm. The 4:30pm showing will be live-streamed online here.


February 3, 2016

The Hammer Museum will host in-gallery performances of Cunningham works during its exhibition of Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957.


January 19, 2016

The final week of the Institute of ICA Boston’s exhibition Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 will feature performances of Cunningham’s 1957 solo Changeling, performed by Silas Riener, as well as excerpts of Cunningham dances performed by students of the Boston Conservatory.


December 26, 2015

The New York Times recently included Cunningham dances in its Best Dance of 2015. 

Read the article...


December 23, 2015

Scholar in Residence Nancy Dalva has uploaded nearly one hundred archival and contemporary films and videos showcase the range of Cunningham’s work and technique.