Merce Cunningham Trust

Event for Television 1976


DANCES Antic Meet
Scramble>
Septet>
Solo>
Sounddance>
Minutiae>
RainForest>
LENGTH 56 minutes
DIRECTOR Merrill Brockway
PRODUCER Emile Ardolino, WNET "Dance In America"
COLOR/BW Color
MUSIC Branches (for Amplified Plant Music), John Cage & Rainforest (An Electronic Ecology), David Tudor
DANCERS Karole Armitage, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Chris Komar, Karen Attix, Morgan Ensminger, Meg Harper, Catherine Kerr, Robert Kovich, Charles Moulton, Julie Roess-Smith
Directed by Merrill Broackway for Public Television's acclaimed Dance In America series, and taking its title from the Events Cunningham's company has presented in unconvential spaces, "Event for Television" presents selections from Merce Cunningham's repertory and includes excerpts from: " Antic Meet", "Scramble", "Septet", "Solo", "Sounddance", and "Minutiae". "Rainforest" is performed in entirety. The program closes with a new work "Video Triangle," created specifically for this film.