Judson experiments: Quick Takes

methods and materials ? major themes? What is being challenged?

What is a dancer? What makes a dance?

Assignment: Quick Takes Judson Experimental Works Due September 27, 29

 Concert #1 (6 July 1962)

Ruth Emerson, Shoulder

Fred Herko, Once Or Twice a Week I Put On Sneakers to Go Uptown

Steve Paxton, Transit and Proxy

David Gordon, Helen’s Dance and Mannequin Dance

Deborah Hay, Rain Fur

Yvonne Rainer, Divertissement, Ordinary Dance, Dance for Three People and

Six Arms

Concert #2 (31 August 1962)

Elaine Summers, Suite and Instant Chance

Ruth Emerson, Narrative

Elaine Summers, Newspaper Dance

Ruth Emerson, Timepiece

Trisha Brown, Trillium 

Concert #3 (29 and 30 January 1963)

Yvonne Rainer, We Shall Run

Ruth Emerson, Giraffe

Carol Scothorn, The Lararite

William Davis, Field

Steve Paxton and Yvonne Rainer, Word Words

Yvonne Rainer, Three Seascapes

Carolee Schneemann, Newspaper Event

Trisha Brown, Lightfall

Huot-Morris, WAR

Judith Dunn, Index

Lucinda Childs, Pastime

Deborah Hay, City Dance

Arlene Rothlein, Seems to Me There Was Dust in the Garden and Grass