“[Trisha Brown is a] master of simplicity with a dose of humor. The idea of a line, and the endless possibilities of how it could be assembled and dissolved, was a theme in [her early] work.” -Wendy Perron, the New York Times

La Chanteuse (1963)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Some vocalization
set design:
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lighting:
length: ~3 minutes
performers:
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Falling Duet (I) (1968)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Silence
set design:
costume: Dance work clothes
lighting:
length: ~5 minutes
performers:
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Planes (1968)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Simone Forti
set design: Trisha Brown
costume: Trisha Brown
lighting:
length: 20 minutes
performers:
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Skymap (1969)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Recorded text written and read by Brown
set design:
costume: Street clothes
lighting:
length: 12-20 minutes
performers:
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The Stream (1970)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Ambient, environmental
set design: Trisha Brown
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Floor of the Forest (1970)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Ambient sound
set design: Trisha Brown
costume: Shorts and tank tops
lighting:
length: 15-20 minutes
performers: 2 dancers
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Leaning Duets (1970)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Verbal instruction between dancers
set design: Trisha Brown
costume: Street clothes
lighting:
length: 10 minutes
performers:
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Man Walking Down the Side of a Building (1970)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Ambient
set design: Trisha Brown with Richard Nonas
costume: Street clothes
lighting:
length: Variable
performers:
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Accumulation (1971)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: The Grateful Dead, “Uncle John’s Band”
set design:
costume: White top, white and red pants
lighting:
length: 3-4 minutes
performers: 1 woman
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Walking on the Wall (1971)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Trolley in tracks and dancers' dialogue
set design: Trisha Brown
costume: Dance work clothes
lighting:
length: 20-30 minutes
performers:
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Roof Piece (1971)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Ambient
set design: Trisha Brown
costume: Red clothes
lighting:
length: Approx. 30 minutes
performers: 12 dance students, names unknown
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Group Primary Accumulation (1973)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Silence
set design:
costume: White long-sleeved shirts and white pants
lighting:
length: 20-30 minutes
performers:
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Spanish Dance (1973)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: "Early Morning Rain", written by Gordon Lightfoot and performed by Bob Dylan.
set design:
costume:
lighting:
length: 4 minutes
performers: 5 dancers
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Scallops (1973)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music:
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costume:
lighting:
length: 10 minutes
performers: 5 dancers
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Raft Piece (1973)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music:
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lighting:
length: 20-30 minutes
performers: 4 dancers
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Sticks (1973)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music:
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lighting:
length: 3-10 minutes
performers: 1-5 dancers
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Figure 8 (1974)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Metronome and cue to stop
set design:
costume: White long-sleeved shirt and white pants
lighting:
length: 5-7 minutes
performers:
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Drift (1974)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Silence
set design:
costume: Black long-sleved shirts and black pants
lighting:
length: ~4 minutes
performers:
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Spiral (1974)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Ambient sound
set design: Ropes
costume: Street clothes
lighting:
length: Approx. 15-30 seconds
performers: 1-5 dancers
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Locus (1975)

CHOREOGRAPHY: Trisha Brown
music: Silence
set design:
costume: Sleeveless leotard and leggings
lighting:
length: 18 minutes
performers:
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