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costumes for Roadrunners

Date
1979
Dimensions
see elements description
Type
Costumes
Description
CDF3-15 COSTUMES: Men's costumes include cream sweat shirts, cream vests, and cream jeans. Remains of women's costumes include cream knee-length skirts, cream wool berets, and black wool berets. Cream silk handkerchief. Merce's costume includes low-top cream tennis shoes and cream athletic socks. FIRST PERFORMANCE: American Dance Festival, Duke University, Durham, NC; July 19, 1979 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater; February 20, 1980 ORIGINAL CAST: Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Meg Eginton, Susan Emery, Lisa Fox, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, Jim Self MUSIC: Yasunao Tone; Geography and Music
Materials
Long sleeve leotards with collars, camisole leotards, footless tights, vests, sweat shirts, pants, knee-length skirts, cut-off socks, wool berets, silk scarf, tennis shoes
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
2011.163.1-.61
Inscriptions
.1 KS; .2 AG; .3 RS; .4 DK; .5 RR; .6 CK; .7 MC/RR; .8 RR; .9 RR; .10 DK/NG; .11 DK/JS/NG; .12 KS; .13 CK; .14 AG; .15 MW/Megan W.; .16 HB/EN; .17 PL; .18 KrS/Louise/LB; .19 CAK/Cathy; .20 VF/Lise/LEF; .21 SQ/Karole; .22 KR/KF/JUL; .23 MW; .24 KS; .25 JW; .26 KrS; .27 HB; .28 KR; .30 SQ; .31 SQ; .32 MW; .33 MW; .34 KrS; .35 KrS; .36 PL; .37 PL; .38 HB; .39 HB; .40 CAK; .41 CAK; .42 VF/LEF; .43 KR; .44 RS; .45 RS; .46 CK; .47 CK; .48 DK; .49 DK; .50 RR; .51 AG; .52 AG; .53 KS; .54 KS; .55 MC; .56 MC; .58 MC/Merce; .59 MC; .60 MC .61 AG