The Grand Union (1970-1976), An Improvisational Performance Group recaptures the onstage and offstage life of a New York-based improvisational collective whose members included Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton, David Gordon, Trisha Brown, and Douglas Dunn. Generous selections from interviews with the principals offer an intimate view of a revolutionary moment in American dance and theater history.
New York, Bern, Frankfurt/M., Paris, 1991. 195 pp. 10 ill.
Contents: Influences that brought about the work of the Grand Union - A chronological unfolding of the group - Their tours,
the onstage and backstage activity that made the Grand Union so unique - Their style, and specific descriptions of moments
in performance that make it all come alive.