Merce Cunningham’s Signals danced by the Stephen Petronio Company - 92Y, New York

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Merce Cunningham’s Signals

Performance by the Stephen Petronio Company and Conversation with Nancy Dalva, Douglas Dunn, Rashaun Mitchell and Valda Setterfield

The Stephen Petronio Company performs Merce Cunningham’s pivotal post-modern classic Signals (1970).

Merce Cunningham Trust Scholar in Residence, Nancy Dalva with Cunningham dancer, Rashaun Mitchell introduces the work. Post-performance discussion with original Signals cast members Douglas Dunn and Valda Setterfield about the piece and its context in Cunningham’s larger oeuvre.

Program subject to change.

Stephen Petronio

Stephen Petronio is a choreographer, dancer and the Artistic Director of the Stephen Petronio Company …

Nancy Dalva

Nancy Dalva serves as the Merce Cunningham Trust Scholar in Residence …

Douglas Dunn

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Rashaun Mitchell

Rashaun Mitchell is a choreographer, performer and teacher living and working in NYC …

Valda Setterfield

Valda Setterfield born September 17, 1934, is a British postmodern dancer and actress, noted for her work as a soloist with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company …

Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham (1919 – 2009) was a leader of the American avant-garde throughout his seventy-year career and is considered one of the most important choreographers of our time …