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costumes for Beach Birds

Date
1991
Dimensions
see elements description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Long sleeve leotards with black tops and arms and white torsos. Finger loop at the end of each wrist. White leggings. Black gloves. Later revival includes similarly designed black and white unitards. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Theater 11, Zurich, Switzerland; June 20, 1991 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; March 17, 1992 ORIGINAL CAST: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, David Kulick, Larissa McGoldrick, Randall Sanderson, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Jenifer Weaver MUSIC: John Cage; Four3
Materials
Long sleeve leotards with finger loops, leggings, long sleeve unitards, cotton gloves
Credit Line
Walker Art Center, Merce Cunningham Dance Company Collection, Gift of Jay F. Ecklund, the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation, Agnes Gund, Russell Cowles and Josine Peters, the Hayes Fund of HRK Foundation, Dorothy Lichtenstein, MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation, Goodale Family Foundation, Marion Stroud Swingle, David Teiger, Kathleen Fluegel, Barbara G. Pine, and the T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2011
Accession Number
2011.216.1-.49
Inscriptions
.1 M.Co; .2 M.Co; .3 FG; .4 FG; .5 TC; .6 TC; .7 GR; .8 GR; .9 RS; .10 RS; .11 RSa; .12 RSa; .13 LB; .14 LB; .15 KB; .16 KB; .17 BO; .18 BO; .19 JS; .20 JS; .21 JF; .22 JF; .23 CT; .24 CT; .25 CT; .26 CT; .27 VF; .28 TC; .29 RS; .30 GR; .31 MCo; .32 LB; .33 BO; .34 JF; .35 CT; .35 JS; .37 CL; .38 FG; .39.1 LB; .39.2 LB; .40.1 KB; .40.2 KB; .41.1 JF; .41.2 JF; .42.1 JS; .42.2 JS; .43.1 CT; .43.2 CT; .44.1 RSa; .44.2 RSa; .45.1 GR; .45.2 GR; .46.1 RS; .46.2 RS; .47.1 FG; .47.2 FG; .48.1 MCo; .48.2 MCo; .49.1 TC; .49.2 TC