Antic Meet 1964
|PRODUCER||Sveriges Radio Televisionen|
|DISTRIBUTOR||Electronic Arts Intermix|
|MUSIC||Concert for Piano and Orchestra, John Cage|
|DANCERS||Carolyn Brown, Merce Cunningham, Anneliese Widman, Viola Farber, Sandra Neels, Steve Paxton|
Performed like a series of vaudeville scenes that overlap, "Antic Meet" consisted of ten playful and comedic numbers. The curtains opened with Cunningham moving among the other dancers as a clown-like figure “who falls in love with a society whose rules he doesn’t know”, and concludes much in the same way, as he attempts to keep up with the dancers, each with their own movements, as they dance diagonally across the stage. Cage provided the musical accompaniment, using a version of "Concert for Piano and Orchestra," and Rauschenberg designed the costumes, which included fur coats and parachute dresses over black leotards.