Dance

Episode 181: Yvonne Rainer and Wendy Perron

Y&W  Is there a Henry Higgins of movement? We can often tell where people are from by the way they talk, but can we do that from the way they walk? Choreographer Yvonne Rainer says no. Dance writer Wendy Perron says yes. A conversation about the dance world of the sixties, with some amiable disagreement. We talked and walked at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

  • y&w person PERSON: Nancy Meehan
  • y&w place PLACE: Judson Church
  • y&w thing THING: a pillow
  • R's person RANDY’S PEOPLE: the Red Army Chorus

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