Yvonne rainer, managed by performa, is an american dancer, choreographer, filmmaker and pioneer of post-modern and experimental dance, whose works, among them. This july at the film society was filled with intriguing programming that included the works of international cinema, festival favorites, and legendary filmmakers. Yvonne rainer, director: privilege yvonne rainer was born on november 24, 1934 in san francisco, california, usa she is a director and editor, known for privilege (1990), murder and murder (1996) and journeys from berlin/1971 (1980. Yvonne rainer (born 1934, san francisco) is a dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker whose deeply political and feminist work has challenged ideological and formal conventions for more than five decades. Biography yvonne rainer judson dance theater / grand union / dance writing (1934- ) yvonne rainer studied dance in new york before becoming one of the founders of the avant-garde dance group, judson dance theater, in 1962.
Dancer pat catterson on the experience of performing yvonne rainer's choreography. Yvonne rainer—regarded as a foundational force in american contemporary art, film, and postmodern dance—began her career in new york in 1956 after a false start in acting, she entered the martha graham school, a dance school and associated company named for its founder, who is largely credited with revolutionizing modern dance. Yvonne rainer when yvonne rainer made her first feature-length film in 1972, she had already influenced the world of dance and choreography for nearly a decade.
Yvonne rainer, duet from terrain, 1963, yvonne rainer and trisha brown performing at judson memorial church, new york as someone cursed with the wayward gait of a. Yvonne rainer began making films after a career as a choreographer her avant-garde films, as well as her theoretical work, involve issues of feminism, theories of representation and spectatorship, psychoanalysis, and the critical study of culture. Yvonne spofford rainer shreveport, la - funeral services celebrating the life of yvonne spofford rainer, 83, will be held at 9:30 am tuesday, november 24, 2009 at rose-neath's southside chapel.
In dance, yvonne rainer pioneered a push to reduce dance to its essential elements she wanted to strip away the unwanted drama and and expression that had been the norm in its place she favoured presenting the body as the core dance object. Yvonne rainer's wiki: yvonne rainer (born november 24, 1934) is an american dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker, whose work in these disciplines is regarded as challenging and experimental. Choreographer and filmmaker yvonne rainer trained with martha graham and merce cunningham as a dancer, and was a co-founding member of the judson dance theater in. The character yvonne, who is black (rainer is white), interviews a middle-aged white character named jenny (alice spivak), who reminisces about freewheeling times in the nineteen-sixties on the.
Yvonne rainer yvonne rainer, one of the founders of the judson dance theater (1962), made a transition to filmmaking following a fifteen-year career as a choreographer / dancer (1960-1975. B 1934, san francisco, california, usa filmography bibliography articles in senses web resources my films always were meant to confound in a certain way — yvonne rainer (1) dancer, choreographer, performer, filmmaker and writer yvonne rainer, who began choreographing in 1961 and made her first film in 1967, is a key figure in the story [. Yvonne rainer guided both dancers and non-dancers through a series of generic tasks, such as walking and carrying stage props from one point to another.
The ambulatory aesthetics of yvonne rainer's trio a ryan platt (bio) it is an exceptionally good time for judson dance theatre, at least if measured by institutional success. Yvonne rainer (born november 24, 1934) is an american dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker, whose work in these disciplines is regarded as challenging and experimental[1. Yvonne rainer an american dancer, choreographer and filmmaker, whose work in these disciplines is frequently challenging and experimental her work is classified as minimalist art.