The 5 Top Tweets Honoring Trisha Brown

On March 18, the dance community bid farewell to Trisha Brown. After a lengthy illness, the revolutionary postmodern choreographer passed away at age 80. The outpouring of love on social media was abundant. Here are some of our favorite Trisha Brown tweets. Mana...
3 Legends Who Danced Like No One Was Watching

3 Legends Who Danced Like No One Was Watching

Dance history is inundated with risk-takers, but these three legends took it to a whole other level, pushing the boundaries of what was possible. For today’s #ThrowbackThursday, take a moment to remember these three iconic figures. Vaslav Nijinsky: 1890–1950...

Set and Reset

As a member of the ground-breaking dance collective Judson Dance Theater in the 1960s, Trisha Brown carved out a reputation as a highly innovative choreographer. Over six decades, she created a diverse body of works, using a process-oriented approach and rule-based...
Yvonne Rainer: Ushering in postmodern dance

Yvonne Rainer: Ushering in postmodern dance

Yvonne Rainer is a New York City–based choreographer who was a leading member of Judson Dance Theater, the 1960s avant-garde dance collective that rejected modern dance. In 1965 Rainer wrote her famous “No Manifesto,” a public dismissal of the qualities...

Judson Dance Theater: The Rebels Who Redefined Modern Dance

“When they entered, they were hidden by huge winglike constructions made from parachutes. Carolyn Brown moved down the center line of the rink on pointe, while the men rolled down the edges of the rink and, having reached the opposite end, spiraled around, switched...

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