Merce Cunningham Trust

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10.17.17 - 10.19.17
Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France
Jerome Bel
Cédric Andrieux will perform "Cédric Andrieux" – Solo dance, October 17 - 19 in Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France. "Cédric Andrieux" a solo piece set by French choreographer Jérôme Bel on dancer Cédric Andrieux features excerpts from Merce Cunningham's "BIPED" (1999) and "Suite for Five" (1956). In this piece, Andrieux looks back over his career – at his early apprenticeship as a contemporary dancer in Brest, then at the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance, and subsequently as a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York (1999 - 2007). info
Performance

10.20.17 - 10.22.17
Paris, France
Jerome Bel
Cédric Andrieux will perform "Cédric Andrieux" – Solo dance, October 20 - 22 in Paris, France. "Cédric Andrieux" a solo piece set by French choreographer Jérôme Bel on dancer Cédric Andrieux features excerpts from Merce Cunningham's "BIPED" (1999) and "Suite for Five" (1956). In this piece, Andrieux looks back over his career – at his early apprenticeship as a contemporary dancer in Brest, then at the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance, and subsequently as a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York (1999 - 2007). info
Performance

10.20.17
New York, NY
Exchange (1978)
Patricia Lent (MCDC 1984 - 1993) and Andrea Weber (MCDC 2004 - 2011) will reconstruct "Exchange" (1978) on a select group of dancers for three weeks. The final showings will be on Friday, October 20th at 3:00pm and 4:30pm at City Center Studios. The 4:30pm showing will be live-streamed here. Email rsvp@mercecunningham.org for reservations.
Performance

10.20.17 - 10.21.17
Columbus, OH
Wexner Center MinEvent
The Ohio State Department of Dance students will present a "MinEvent" staged by Karen Eliot (MCDC 1983 - 1987) and Daniel Roberts (MCDC 2000 - 2005) in a shared evening with BalletMet at the Wexner Center for the Arts on October 20 - 21. info
Performance

11.14.17
Chelles, France
Jerome Bel
Cédric Andrieux will perform "Cédric Andrieux" – Solo dance, November 14 in Chelles, France. "Cédric Andrieux" a solo piece set by French choreographer Jérôme Bel on dancer Cédric Andrieux features excerpts from Merce Cunningham's "BIPED" (1999) and "Suite for Five" (1956). In this piece, Andrieux looks back over his career – at his early apprenticeship as a contemporary dancer in Brest, then at the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance, and subsequently as a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York (1999 - 2007). info
Performance

11.15.17 - 11.17.17, 11.19.17
Nancy, France
RainForest (1968)
The CCN - Ballet de Lorraine will perform "RainForest" (1968) as part their program at the Nancy Opera National de Lorraine on November 15 - 17, 19. "RainForest" was reconstructed by Ashley Chen (MCDC 2000 - 2003) and Cheryl Therrien(MCDC 1993 - 2003). David Tudor’s music evokes the chirping and chattering of birds and animals. Jasper Johns cut flesh colored leotards and tights with a razor blade to give the costumes a roughened appearance. info
Performance

11.25.17 - 11.26.17
Reims, France
RainForest (1968)
The CCN - Ballet de Lorraine will perform "RainForest" (1968) as part their program at the Reims Le Manège on November 25 & 26. "RainForest" was reconstructed by Ashley Chen (MCDC 2000 - 2003) and Cheryl Therrien(MCDC 1993 - 2003). David Tudor’s music evokes the chirping and chattering of birds and animals. Jasper Johns cut flesh colored leotards and tights with a razor blade to give the costumes a roughened appearance. info
Performance

12.1.17
St. Petersburg, Russia
Sounddance (1975)
The CCN - Ballet de Lorraine will perform "Sounddance" (1975) as part their program at the Bolshoi Theatre on December 1. "Sounddance" was reconstructed by Meg Harper (MCDC 1968 - 1977) and CCN - Ballet de Lorraine rehearsal director Thomas Caley (MCDC 1993 - 2000). David Tudor’s powerful score for "Sounddance" provides an energetic accompaniment to Cunningham’s fast pace choreography. Mark Lancaster designed the original costumes. info
Performance

12.5.17 - 12.6.17
Angers, France
Inlets 2 (1983) & Beach Birds (1991)
Compagnie CNDC (Le Centre National de Danse Contemporaine) - Angers will perform "Inlets 2" (1983) and "Beach Birds" (1991) on December 5 - 6, 2017 in France. The dances will be staged by Artistic Director Robert Swinston (MCDC 1980 - 2011). info
Performance

12.15.17
Saint Ouen, France
Jerome Bel
Cédric Andrieux will perform "Cédric Andrieux" – Solo dance, December 15 in Saint Ouen, France. "Cédric Andrieux" a solo piece set by French choreographer Jérôme Bel on dancer Cédric Andrieux features excerpts from Merce Cunningham's "BIPED" (1999) and "Suite for Five" (1956). In this piece, Andrieux looks back over his career – at his early apprenticeship as a contemporary dancer in Brest, then at the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance, and subsequently as a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York (1999 - 2007). info
Performance