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costumes for Squaregame

1976 & 2009
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COSTUMES: Garments worn layered in a palette of gray, black, and brown hues, including long sleeve leotards, wrap skirts, footless tights, unitards, sweat pants, undershirts, long sleeve shirts, ankle warmers created out of cut-off socks in solid, striped, and argyle patterns, leggings, knit wrap sweater. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival of the Arts, Adelaide, Australia; March 24,1976. FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Minskoff Theater; January 19, 1977 ORIGINAL CAST (1976): Merce Cunningham, Karole Armitage, Karen Attix, Ellen Cornfield, Morgan Ensminger, Meg Harper, Susan Hayman-Chaffey, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Raymond Kurshals, Charles Moulton, Julie Roess-Smith REVIVAL CAST (2009): Brandon Collwes, Dylan Crossman, Emma Desjardins, Jennifer Goggans, John Hinrichs, Melissa Toogood, Daniel Madoff, Rashaun Mitchell, Marcie Munnerlyn, Krista Nelson, Silas Riener, Jamie Scott, Andrea Weber DECOR: Mark Lancaster MUSIC: Takehisa Kosugi; S.E. Wave/E.W. Wave Song
Leotards, footless tights, long sleeve shirts, wrap skirts, ankle warmers, sweat pants, leggings
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
.1 JC; .2 MT; .3 MT; .4 MT; .5 JG; .6 JG; .7 SHC; .8 MM; .10 JS; .11 ED; .12 ED; .13 ED; .16 AW; .17 JS; .18 JS; .22.1 RM; .22.2 RM; .23 DM; .26 JH; .28 SR; .29 Sq SR; .32.1 SR; .32.2 SR; .33 DC; .34 DC; .35.1 BC; .36 JH; .37 DM SG; .39 MC SqG; .40.1 MC; .41 MC SqG; .42 NG SQG; .43 NG; .44 SQRK; .45 RK SqG; .46.1 RK; .46.2 RK; .47 JL; .48 SQ.G. JL; .50.1 JS; .50.2 JS; .51.1 AG; .51.2 AG; .53 CK; .56 SqG MW (LB); .57 Sig. LB; .58 LEF, Sq Game; .59 LEF; .60 LFr. SqG; .61.1 SHC; .61.2 SHC; .62 SqG SE; .64 SE SqG; .74 CAK SqG; .75 SG LF / CAK SG;