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costumes for Rebus

Date
1975
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Merce's costume consists of a red spandex long sleeve unitard. Other men's unitards are tank style, with ombre coloring in yellow, purple, blue, and green. Women's long sleeve leotards with ombre coloring in green, yellow, pink, purple, blue, orange, and wine. Women's nude footless tights. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Music Hall, Detroit, MI; March 7, 1975 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Minskoff Theater, January 18, 1977 ORIGINAL CAST: Karen Attix, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Meg Harper, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Bryar Mehl, Charles Moulton, Julie Roess-Smith DECOR: Mark Lancaster MUSIC: David Behrman; Voice with Melody-Driven Electronics
Materials
Long sleeve and tank unitards, long sleeve leotards, footless tights
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
2011.159.1-.19
Inscriptions
.1 MC; .2 RR; .3 JS; .4 CK; .5 RK; .6 MH; .7 MH; .8 KA; .9 KA; .10 LF; .11 LF; .12 LB/KA; .13 LB; .14 JRS; .15 JRS; .16 LEF; .17 MH; .18 EC; .19 EC