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The Judson Dance Theater

Performative Traces

by Ramsay Burt

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages230
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Open LibraryOL7498225M
ISBN 100415975743
ISBN 109780415975742

Featured image, from the Judson book, is a Peter Moore performance view of Trisha Brown and Steve Paxton in Brown’s Lightfall, Concert of Dance #4, Janu For this dance, Paxton and Brown took turns sitting on one another's back, only to be dumped onto the floor as the bent-over partner stood up and gravity did its work. BibliographyBooks, Articles, and CatalogsAhlander, Judd. “At Washington Gallery: Pop Art Festival Hailed.” Washington Post, 26May, sec. G. p. Anderson, J.

Judson Dance Theater at the start of a new century reconstructions Judson in Europe going on, the American way Bibliography.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" The Judson Dance Theatre explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial. Judson Theatre Company has made the difficult decision to cancel the March performances of The Odd Couple (Female Version), in accordance with the latest CDC recommendation regarding the coronavirus (COVID). The safety of our audiences, cast, and crew.

Democracy's Body offers a lively, detailed account of the beginnings of the Judson Dance Theater--a popular center of dance experimentation in New York's Greenwich Village--and its place in the larger history of the avant-garde art scene of the started when Robert Dunn, a student of John Cage, offered a dance composition class in Merce Cunningham's studio.5/5(2). Judson Dance Theater was an informal group of dancers who performed at the Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village, Manhattan New York City between and It grew out of a dance composition class taught by Robert Dunn, a musician who had studied with John artists involved were avant garde experimentalists who rejected the confines of Modern dance practice and .


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Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done highlights the workshop's ongoing significance. The catalog charts the development of Judson, beginning with the workshops and classes led by Anna Halprin, Robert Ellis Dunn and James Waring, and exploring the influence of other figures working downtown such as Price: $ "The Judson Dance Theatre "explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown Manhattan Cited by: Book Description "The Judson Dance Theatre "explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown Manhattan in the early s.

"The Judson Dance Theatre "explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown Manhattan in the early by:   "The Judson Dance Theatre "explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown Manhattan in the early.

Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done highlights the workshop's ongoing significance. The catalog charts the development of Judson, beginning with the workshops and classes led by Anna Halprin, Robert Ellis Dunn and James Waring, and exploring the influence of other figures working downtown such as Simone Forti and.

He aligned nearly all the artists associated with Judson Dance Theater with the former category, while the section of the book concerning ‘the matter of presentation’ includes chapters on Alwin Nikolai, Paul Taylor, James Waring, Rudy Perez, Elizabeth Keen, and Art : Ramsay Burt.

The Judson Dance Theater: Performative Traces Ramsay Burt combines history, performance analysis, theory, and criticism to give a fresh view of the work of this seminal group of dancers.

An avant-garde modern dance collective, the Judson Dance Theater created nearly works between July and October Author: Leslie Holleran. Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done opens with six reproductions of programs that each fill an entire page—simulating the experience of holding a program in one’s hands moments before a performance, transporting readers to Judson Memorial Church at 55 Washington Square South.

The mimeographed pages feature a litany of prominent performers including Ruth Emerson, Trisha Brown, Author: Nicole Meily. Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done Edited by Ana Janevski and Thomas J. Lax, Paperback, pages Read a free sample Buy from the Design Store.

The rest of this book Chapter Two. Cunningham, Judson, and the Historical Avant- garde Walkaround Time Judson Dance Theatre conclusion Chapter Three.

Minimalism, theory, and the dancing body. Simone Forti and Robert Morris Early work by Trisha Brown and Yvonne Rainer Dance theory and art theory/5(2). called “movement works” for the Judson Dance Theater, an experimental dance collective that operated from to Those movement works—e.g., Lateral Splay and Chromelodeon (both )—were part painting, part installation, and part performance and were entirely unique and unclassifiable in any traditional terms.

The group was Judson Dance Theater, its name borrowed from Judson Memorial Church, the socially engaged Protestant congregation that hosted the dancers’ open workshops. The Judson artists emphasized new compositional methods meant to strip dance of its theatrical conventions and foregrounded “ordinary” movements—gestures more likely to be seen on the street or at : $   Democracy's Body offers a lively, detailed account of the beginnings of the Judson Dance Theater--a popular center of dance experimentation in New York's Greenwich Village--and its place in the larger history of the avant-garde art scene of the s.

JDT started when Robert Dunn, a student of John Cage, offered a dance composition class in Merce Cunningham's : Throughout the ’60s, Judson Dance Theater, as it was known, became one of those rare crucibles that produced and supported not one but multiple creative pioneers.

Six months after that first concert, a press release stated that the work presented at Judson didn’t “so much reflect a single point of view as convey a spirit of inquiry into Author: Jennifer Krasinski. Democracy's Body offers a lively, detailed account of the beginnings of the Judson Dance Theater--a popular center of dance experimentation in New York's Greenwich Village--and its place in the larger history of the avant-garde art scene of the s.

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Judson Dance Theater. Source: The International Encyclopedia of Dance Author(s): Sally Banes. A cooperative for avant-grade choreography, the Judson Dance Theater began in the summer ofwhen a group of.

Get this from a library. Judson Dance Theater: the work is never done. [Ana Janevski; Thomas J Lax; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),] -- Taking its name from the Judson Memorial Church, a socially engaged Protestant congregation in New York's Greenwich Village, Judson Dance Theater was organized as a series of open workshops from.

An attractive catalogue contains photographs, reminiscences by Jill Johnston, a critic who championed the Judson cause, and an essay by Sally Banes, a dance historian with a .A ground-breaking collective of choreographers working in New York in the s whose avant-garde work gave birth to the movement eventually known as post-modern dance.

The first Judson performance was given on 6 Jul. at Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square in New York's Greenwich Village.

The choreographers were united in their rejection of traditional form and technique, of. Judson's legacy has been explored primarily in the work of dance critic Sally Banes, in a book published in the s. Although the dancers from the so-called "Judson School" continue to perform and create new works--and their influence continues to grow from the US to Europe and beyond--there has not been a book-length study in the last two Brand: Taylor And Francis.