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costumes for Way Station

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COSTUMES: Each dancer's top and bottom pieces have a different variation on a nude base with abstract shapes appliqued in blues, browns, and purples. Additional pleats and segments have been added using fabric patterned in snakeskin, giraffe skin, and crushed velvet. Garment styles include midriff tops with asymmetrical sleeves, bottoms with asymmetrical leg lengths, skirts, shorts, bra tops, one-piece bodysuits with shorts, bias cut skirts, halter tops, tunics, shrugs with kimono-style sleeves, bodice shirts. FIRST PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; March 31, 2001 ORIGINAL CAST: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jean Freebury, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Mizuta, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien DECOR: Charles Long; Tripods MUSIC: Takehisa Kosugi; Trilogy
Midriff tops with asymmetrical sleeves, bottoms with asymmetrical legs, skirts, shorts, bra tops, extra fabric samples
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 HF; .3 JG; .4 JG; .5 JG; .6 JG; .7 JS; .8 JS; .9 JS; .10 CT; .11 CT; .14 JF; .15 JF; .16 PC; .19 DS; .20 DS; .21 DS; .22 LB; .23 LB; .24 MK; .25 MK; .26 MK; .27 MK; .29 Ash; .30 Ash; .33 CA; .34 CA; .35 JB; .36 JB; .39 DR