Alastair Macaulay and Patricia Lent on August Pace
92nd Street Y
Former New York Times head dance critic 2007-2018, lecturer and author Alastair Macaulay and Patricia Lent, Director of Licensing for The Merce Cunningham Trust explore Cunningham’s August Pace (1989), a work for 15 dancers that features seven successive duets and small ensembles based on chance procedures.
Live performance of several duets, demonstration of the construction of the duets using Merce Cunningham’s notes and a panel of former Cunningham dancers who originated the roles comprise this final Harkness event celebrating the choreographer’s centennial.
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