Bryn Mawr College presents two performances of Trisha Brown’s pioneering Early Works, created between 1968 and 1975, blurring the boundaries between performance and visual art. Brown—an internationally known leader of post-modernism and an enduring renegade—challenged gravity, time, and our usual sense of orientation. Within the Annenberg Court, the many short works to be performed include Leaning Duets, Sticks, Spanish Dance, Group Primary Accumulation, and Figure 8.
These will be among the Trisha Brown Dance Company’s final touring performances of Brown’s proscenium works.
Funded by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, In the New Body charts three stages of Brown’s prolific career, beginning with these performances at the Barnes Foundation and continuing with performances at Bryn Mawr College and the Pennsylvania Ballet. The Ballet will present Brown’s O Zlozony/O Composite (2004), becoming the first United States ballet company to perform her choreography.
The first performance at the Barnes Foundation begins at 11 a.m. and the second performance begins at 2 p.m.
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Nunally Kersh works as an independent consultant and producer. Most recently, she served as senior producer of Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC.
Hilary Harp is a sculptor and installation artist, and a 1995 Pew Fellow.
A new album-length composition by composer Jace Clayton informed by the artworks of The Barnes Foundation and Albert Barnes’ extensive record collection.
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