Choreography / 2004

Monk's Tail

“Monk’s Tail” was a trio made for a benefit at Danspace celebrating Meredith Monk’s 40th anniversary season. On that occaision, the trio was performed in combination with three solos from “Changing Steps,” and with music by Meredith Monk. The trio began and ended in an upstage tableau of linked positions, moving gradually downstage for the first half, and then retreating back to its starting place. Each of the three dancers did a different series of continuous slow positions, maintaining contact by reaching out to touch and at times lean on one another. The trio was subsequently performed in Events. In some records the title is written “Monk’s Tale.”

Details

Premiere Date

Nov 23, 2004

Premiere Venue

Danspace, St. Mark's Church

Premiere Location

New York City

Music

Meredith Monk,

Duration

5 minutes 30 seconds

Original Cast

Jonah Bokaer

Julie Cunningham

Koji Mizuta

Other Choreography

Title
Duration
Year
Collaborator(s)
Interscape
Duration: 44 minutes
Year: 2000
Collab.: Cage, Rauschenberg, Copp
Melange (VideoDance)
Duration: 6 minutes
Year: 2000
Collab.: Cage, Atlas, Gallo
Way Station
Duration: 32 minutes
Year: 2001
Collab.: Kosugi, Long, Hall, Copp
Loose Time
Duration: 30 minutes
Year: 2002
Collab.: Wolff, Winters, Copp
Overpopulation
Duration: 8 minutes
Year: 2002
Collab.:
Fluid Canvas
Duration: 35 minutes
Year: 2002
Collab.: King, Downie, Kaiser, Eshkar, Hall, Ingalls
Split Sides
Duration: 40 minutes
Year: 2003
Collab.: Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Yass, Heishman, Hall, Ingalls
Views on Stage
Duration: 25 minutes
Year: 2004
Collab.: Cage, Neto, Hall, Johnson