Deborah Hay

Deborah Hay (*1941) was a founding member of the experimental Judson Dance Theater and toured worldwide in 1964 with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. For the last 30 years, she wrote and published while developing her own language for dance practice and choreography, which she applied in her work with both untrained and professional dancers. Commissioned works were produced by The Forsythe Company, Toronto Dance Theater and Cullberg Ballet, among others. Last year, MoMA opened their major exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done”, which features Hay’s work alongside that of her pioneering dance contemporaries Yvonne Rainer, Trisha Brown, Steve Paxton and others.

Deborah Hay has been a guest at Tanz im August three times before, with If I Sing to You (2008), No Time to Fly (2012) and Figure a Sea (2016) with Cullberg.

Past

Deborah Hay

Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay's Dance

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Cullberg / Deborah Hay

The Match

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ten

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Deborah Hay

Animals on the Beach & my choreographed body … revisited

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Deborah Hay

The Man Who Grew Common in Wisdom & Fire

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Deborah Hay

Symposium

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