Media / 1999

Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance (1999)

An American Masters production, this documentary explores Merce Cunningham's dancing career from his earliest days at the Cornish school to his present work with the dance computer. Includes archival footage of earlier dances as well as newer works, such as "BIPED," that utilize computer technology as an element of dance. Features interviews with dancers, collaborators, scholars, and Merce himself.

Details

Video Type

Documentary

Dances
Length

90 minutes

Director

Charles Atlas

Producer

Sylvie Blum

COLOR/BW

Color

Music

Various