MERCE CUNNINGHAM WORKS
Merce Cunningham Trust Launches Free Online Centennial Repertory Festival
Irish Modern Dance Theatre’s performances of ‘Night Wandering’ and ‘Totem Ancestor’ are part of MERCE CUNNINGHAM TRUST’s FREE ONLINE CENTENNIAL REPERTORY FESTIVAL.
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The CENTENNIAL REPERTORY FESTIVAL is a rotating collection of Trust licensee performances of Merce Cunningham dances performed during the Cunningham Centennial Celebration. Companies include the Lyon Opera Ballet, CCN- Ballet de Lorraine, Royal Ballet of Flanders, Stephen Petronio Company, CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston, American Dance Festival, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.
Each performance will be available for viewing, free to the public, for a two-month period: one month on the Trust website and Vimeo channel, and one month via the licensee. A new performance will be shared on the Trust website each Monday.
MAY 11 - JUNE 7
Cunningham x 100 (Event), Conservatoire National de Paris
MAY 18 - JUNE 14
Tread, Stephen Petronio Company
MAY 25 - JUNE 21
Totem Ancestor, Irish Modern Dance Theatre
JUNE 1 - 28
Exchange, Lyon Opera Ballet
JUNE 8 - JULY 5
How To Pass, Kick, Fall and Run, American Dance Festival
JUNE 22 - JULY 19
JUNE 29 - JULY 26
Sounddance, Juilliard School
JULY 13 - AUGUST 9
Beach Birds, CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston
JULY 20 - AUGUST 16
Summerspace, Lyon Opera Ballet
JULY 27 - AUGUST 23
Pond Way, Royal Ballet of Flanders
AUGUST 3 - 30
Night Wandering, Irish Modern Dance Theatre
More dances to be announced.
John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Robert Rauschenberg © Douglas Jeffrey