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Deli Commedia
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choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Dove Bradshaw, 1949-; performed by Brenda Daniels, fl. 1985, Frey Faust, fl. 1974, Kristy Santimyer, fl. 2004, Carol Teitelbaum, fl. 1998 and Bill Young, fl. 1988, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1985), 18 mins
"Deli Commedia" was conceived as a slapstick comedy. Cunningham's nod to the improvised farces of the 18th Century commesia del'arte. The music, like the action, is a throwback to silent film days when actors 'danced' their story line and exaggerated conveying emotion, the piano all the while providing dramatic em...
choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Dove Bradshaw, 1949-; performed by Brenda Daniels, fl. 1985, Frey Faust, fl. 1974, Kristy Santimyer, fl. 2004, Carol Teitelbaum, fl. 1998 and Bill Young, fl. 1988, Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1985), 18 mins
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