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Pond Way

It is a piece of giant steps. It is a piece of reaching, running, and leaping. Like stones on water, we are skimming, floating, and flicking. Everything is involved, we use our fingers, toes, and our eyes. Our elbows are … Continue reading

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Scramble

Scramble

Kevin Carr films the Women’s Trio from Merce Cunningham’s Scramble, a dance from 1967. Scramble was one of the five pieces of repertory shared by past company members as part of the MC Trust’s Fellowship Program last summer. Each piece was restaged on two casts of dancers and performed at New York City Center. Congratulations to the dancers; every seat was filled. The program continues this November with Pond Way.

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City Center

Over a month has passed since the daily technique classes have relocated to New York City Center. On the 16th of April, after sweat began to appear on our foreheads, we were reminded of Merce’s 93rd birthday. If there were … Continue reading

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2012 : We Begin Again

Hello! It’s a new year, and a new era for students in the Cunningham Technique. We will move to City Center in April, but in the meantime, work continues at Westbeth. Please stay tuned as we undergo changes. Interested students … Continue reading

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Response to the Petition

Today we received this letter from the Merce Cunningham Trust, it is their response to our petiton. If you feel like responding to this letter please send your comments to: studentsforcunningham@gmail.com. October 21, 2010 We very much appreciate the eloquently … Continue reading

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Online Petition

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/save-the-merce-cunningham-studio.html There has been much international dialogue concerning the future of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. We, the current students at the Merce Cunningham Studio, are interested in extending this discussion to include the future of our school and the … Continue reading

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