Choreography / 1945

Experiences

"Experiences" was a solo in two parts. For the 1945 production, the music for the first part was by John Cage, and the second part by Livingston Gearhart. For a new production that premiered in 1948, the music for both parts was by John Cage.

Details

Premiere Date

Jan 09, 1945

Premiere Venue

Hunter Playhouse

Premiere Location

New York, NY

Music

Livingston Gearhart, Title unknown

John Cage, Experiences No. 1

John Cage, Experiences No. 2

Costumes

Merce Cunningham

Duration

Length unknown

Original Cast

Merce Cunningham

Other Choreography

Title
Duration
Year
Collaborator(s)
Renaissance Testimonials
Duration: Length unknown
Year: 1942
Collab.: Powers, Trowbridge
Seeds of Brightness
Duration: Length unknown
Year: 1942
Collab.: Lloyd, Trowbridge
Credo in Us
Duration: 12 minutes (est.)
Year: 1942
Collab.: Cage, Trowbridge
Ad Lib
Duration: Length unknown
Year: 1942
Collab.: Cage, Tucker, Trowbridge
Totem Ancestor
Duration: 2 minutes
Year: 1942
Collab.: Cage, Trowbridge
Shimmera
Duration: Length unknown
Year: 1943
Collab.: Cage
In the Name of the Holocaust
Duration: 4-6 minutes (est.)
Year: 1943
Collab.: Cage
Spontaneous Earth
Duration: 3 minutes (est.)
Year: 1944
Collab.: Cage