A former member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Mr. Paxton is best known for his development of contact improvisation starting in 1972. He was a co-founder of the Judson Dance Theater and later the Grand Union and has been the recipient of a Bessie Award as well as grants from the NEA and Rockefeller Foundation. In this interview, Mr. Paxton speaks about his career since the 1960's and his work with Cunningham, Trisha Brown, and others as well as his involvement with contact improvisation.
Speaking of dance. Steve Paxton.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Originally produced by ADF Video in 2002.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.