Choreography / 1960

Cook's Quadrille, The

“The Cook’s Quadrille” was an hourlong show for children organized by Juliette Waung, Steve Paxton, Julia Hurd, and Bernice Mendelsohn. Cunningham choreographed a duet for Paxton and Waung that was performed as part of the show. This occurred before Paxton joined the Cunningham company.

Details

Premiere Date

Jun 03, 1960

Premiere Venue

The Living Theatre

Premiere Location

New York

Music

Merce Cunningham, (tape)

Duration

Length Unknown

Original Cast

Steve Paxton

Juliette Waung

Other Choreography

Title
Duration
Year
Collaborator(s)
Suite for Five
Duration: 23 minutes
Year: 1956
Collab.: Cage, Rauschenberg
Lavish Escapade
Duration: 10 minutes (est.)
Year: 1956
Collab.: Wolff
Galaxy
Duration: 8 minutes (est.)
Year: 1956
Collab.: Brown, Charlip
Nocturnes
Duration: 15 - 20 minutes (est.)
Year: 1956
Collab.: Satie, Rauschenberg
Picnic Polka
Duration: 6 minutes, 30 seconds (est.)
Year: 1957
Collab.: Gottschalk, Charlip
Changeling
Duration: 6 minutes, 30 seconds
Year: 1957
Collab.: Wolff, Rauschenberg
Labyrinthian Dances
Duration: Length unknown
Year: 1957
Collab.: Hauer, Rauschenberg
Suite for Two
Duration: 15 Minutes
Year: 1958
Collab.: Cage, Rauschenberg