Media / 1984

Cunningham Dance Technique - Elementary Level

This videotape is an introduction to a number of the elements that comprise the basis of the Cunningham technique for dancers. Exercises and movement combinations are demonstrated by close-ups of select dancers, intercut with teacher and student demonstration during actual classes. Cunningham's narration provides an explanation of each exercise and insight into his movement style. Dancers: Alison Cutri, Jill Diamond, Nancy Langsner, Kate Troughton Instructors: Susan Alexander, Ruth Barnes, Merce Cunningham, June Finch, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Chris Komar

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Video Type

Other

Dances
Length

35 minutes

Director

Elliot Caplan & Merce Cunningham

Set

James Hall

Producer

Cunningham Dance Foundation

Distributor(s)

Alexander Street Press

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Color

Music

Musicians

Pat Richter

Dancers

Alison Cutri, Nancy Langsner, Kate Troughton, Susan Alexander, Ruth Barnes, Merce Cunningham, June Finch, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Chris Komar, Jill Diamond