New York: Between Art and Life

Dancing the City


Black and white photograph- 5 dancers on a stage. Four are in voluminous white dresses with gathered fabric. The fifth crouches in the back.

Thursday, December 22, 2022
6:30 – 7:30 pm EST
YouTube Video Premiere

Watch a panel discussion on the innovation and legacy of experimental dance practices during the early sixties, moderated by André Lepecki, Professor & Chair, Department of Performance Studies at New York University. Held in conjunction with the exhibition New York: 1962–1964, participants include choreographer and performers Deborah Hay and Ralph Lemon, and Ana Janevski, Curator, Department of Media & Performance at The Museum of Modern Art.

Free with RSVP

While this program is presented free with RSVP, the optional purchase of a ticket helps support the Museum’s virtual programming.
This program is presented with captions.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Antic Meet (1958). Photographed by Martin Silver, 1963. Courtesy of the Merce Cunningham Trust and the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.