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costumes for Ground Level Overlay

Date
1995
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: All black color scheme, with a combination of off-the-rack street clothes and custom-made pieces. Women's unitards and jumpsuits in various combinations of velvet and textured fabric, with necklines including turtleneck halter, camisole, one-shoulder bias cut. Velvet textured sports bra and matching 3/4-length pants. Satin 3/4-length pants. Velvet crop top with corset back. Turtleneck sleeveless shirt with flower petal appliques. Body suit with horizontal satin band. Men's black dress pants. Men's dress shirts in black, and black/white stripe. Men's velvet fitted pants. Fitted black/gray vest. Black/gray body suits and t-shirts. Satin shirt with fishnet long sleeves. Patterned satin/leather suspenders. Leather vest. Women's mesh pants. Men's sailor pants. Patterened t-shirt. Black cotton jeans. FIRST PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; March 8, 1995 FIRST CAST: Kimberly Bartosik, Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Jean Freebury, Frederic Gafner, China Laudisio, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steel, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien, Jenifer Weaver MUSIC: Stuart Dempster; Underground Overlays
Materials
Assortment of unitards, leotards, jumpsuits, trousers, vests, body suits, 3/4 length pants, suspenders, and sports bra, shirt with fishnet sleeves, collared dress shirts, stretch pants
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
2011.137.1-.38
Inscriptions
.1 "MM"; .2 "MM" ("CT"); .3 "JG"; .4 "AW"; .5 "AW"; .6 "JC"; .7 "LB"; .8 "HF"; .9 "JS"; .10 "MK"; .12 "RM" (MM); .13 "RM"; .14 "CA"; .15 "CA"; .16 "DSq"; .17 "DSq"; .18 "JB"; .19 "JB"; .20 "RS"; .21 "RS"; .22 "JB"; .23 "DR"; .24 "KM"; .25 "KM"'; .27 "HF"; .28 "JF"; .29 "HF"; .30 "PC"; .32 "BO"; .33 "FG"; .34 "GR"; .36 "MM"; .37 "KM"; .38 "DR"