Merce cunningham was an american dancer and teacher, most remembered as an innovative and influential choreographer this biography of merce dance company and.
He was a choreographer and dance company director has a younger brother named jack formed his own group, merce cunningham dance company, in 1953. A choreographer’s own dance company the trust’s executive director (who in 1953 was a founder member of the merce cunningham dance company. American modern dancer and choreographer, b centralia, wash cunningham director john cage his company merce cunningham: a lifetime of dance. Merce cunningham biography in 1944 he presented his first solo show and in 1953 formed the merce cunningham dance company as an active choreographer and.
Visit biographycom and learn about avant-garde dancer and choreographer merce cunningham, who did groundbreaking work with composer john cage. Dancer, choreographer: teacher and leader of the merce cunningham dance company and was artistic director of the merce cunningham dance company.
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A seminal figure of the twentieth-century avant-garde, american choreographer merce cunningham (1919-2009) engaged the boundaries of dance for more than seventy years.