Choreography / 1950

Waltz

“Waltz” was originally an ensemble work, made for the Louisiana State University Dance Group during a summer teaching residency in Baton Rouge. It premiered there on June 27, 1950. Five months later, on November 24, 1950, Cunningham premiered a solo version of “Waltz,” using the same composition by Erik Satie.

Details

Premiere Date

Nov 24, 1950

Premiere Venue

Cooper Union

Premiere Location

New York, NY

Music

Erik Satie, Je te veux

Costumes

Merce Cunningham

Duration

5 - 6 minutes (est.)

Original Cast

Merce Cunningham

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