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The Grand Union (1970-1976)

An Improvisational Performance Group

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Margaret Hupp Ramsay

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.
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.