Choreography / 1997

Scenario

Scenario was the creation of Cunningham and Comme des Garcons designer Rei Kawakubo. Kawakubo’s humorous costumes toy with the idea of physical distortions, such as humps and big rear ends. They are in mostly vertical blue stripes on white, or in pale green and white-checkered patterns. For much of the dance, five or six dancers twist and pose, each in his or her own space, with a rush of additional dancers to the stage toward the end of the performance. The bold electronic musical score is by Takehisa Kosugi.

Details

Premiere Date

Oct 14, 1997

Premiere Venue

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Premiere Location

Brooklyn, NY

Music

Takehisa Kosugi, Wave Code A-Z

Set

Rei Kawakubo

Costumes

Rei Kawakubo

Lighting

David Covey

Masao Nihei

Duration

40 minutes

Original Cast

Lisa Boudreau

Thomas Caley

Michael Cole

Maydelle Fason

Jean Freebury

Frédéric (Foofwa d'Imobilité) Gafner

China Laudisio

Matthew Mohr

Banu Ogan

Jared Phillips

Glen Rumsey

Jeannie Steele

Derry Swan

Robert Swinston

Cheryl Therrien

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