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Squaregame [and] Split sides, 2009-11-12
Additional title: Squaregame (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Collwes, Brandon (dancer.)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (dancer.)
Crossman, Dylan (dancer.)
Desjardins, Emma (dancer.)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)
Hinrichs, John (dancer.)
Madoff, Daniel (dancer.)
Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer.)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (dancer.)
Riener, Silas (dancer.)
Scott, Jamie, (Dancer) (dancer.)
Toogood, Melissa (dancer.)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (composer.)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (designer.)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (costume designer.)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (lighting designer.)
Heishman, Robert (designer.)
Yass, Catherine, 1963- (designer.)
Hall, James (costume designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 20091112
Table of Contents
Squaregame (27 min.) -- Split sides [incomplete] (35 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3680
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
The performance of Split sides is incomplete.
Creation/production credits: Squaregame: music (S.E. Wave/E.W. Song) by Takehisa Kosugi; set, costume and lighting design by Mark Lancaster.
Creation/production credits: Split sides: music by Radiohead and Sigur Rós; set design by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass; costume design by James Hall.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Brandon Collwes,Julie Cunningham, Dylan Crossman, Emma Desjardins,Jennifer Goggans, John Hinrichs, Daniel Madoff, Rashaun Mitchell, Marcie Munnerlyn, Silas Riener, Jamie Scott, Melissa Toogood, Andrea Weber.
Venue: Recorded 2009 November 12 Charleroi Danses, Belgium.
Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (MiniDV).
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (63 min)
Sound, color
This video features Robert Swinston's restaging of Squaregame. Squaregame first premiered at the Festival Theater in Adelaide, Australia on March 24th, 1976.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295938
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ee2a1f0-3151-0132-fc5c-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 20091112: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Squaregame [and] Split sides, 2009-11-12