Choreography / 1965

How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run

Performed before the unadorned back wall of the stage at the Harper Theater in Chicago, in 1965, How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run had an athletic theme, without any specific references to games. The choreography kept the dancers constantly in motion, never staying in a given place for very long, with two or three things simultaneously occurring on stage at all times. The dancers wore tights and sweaters that they chose themselves, and the music was by John Cage, and included stories from Silence, a Year from Monday.

Details

Premiere Date

Nov 24, 1965

Premiere Venue

Harper Theater

Premiere Location

Chicago, IL

Music

John Cage, Stories from Indeterminacy

Duration

23 minutes

Original Cast

Carolyn Brown

Merce Cunningham

Meg Harper

Barbara Lloyd

Sandra Neels

Albert Reid

Peter Saul

Valda Setterfield

Gus Solomons jr

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