“With Trisha, movement, any movement, was a seduction from the unknown, an invitation to see what could/would happen if. “ Elizabeth (liz) Carpenter was a dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 1989 to 1995. Q: What was your first encounter with Trisha Brown’s work? Elizabeth Carpenter: I was dancing with the Joe Goode Performance… Read more »
As part of Trisha Brown: In the New Body, drawings, writings, and other works by Trisha Brown and her collaborators—including by Robert Rauschenberg, Elizabeth Murray, and Nancy Graves—are displayed in an exhibition organized by Bryn Mawr College’s department of Special Collections. Trisha Brown: (Re)framing Collaboration An Exhibition of the Art of Trisha Brown and Her… Read more »
“She made excellent art for decades. That’s worth remembering.” Hope Mohr was an apprentice and then company member with the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 2001 to 2005. Q: What was your first encounter with Trisha Brown’s work? Hope Mohr: I first saw Trisha’s work when I saw Mariah Maloney perform Trisha’s solo Rage and… Read more »
“When I watched Trisha dance, be it on video archived early works or watching her do If you couldn’t see me from the wings, no matter what ‘form’ it was she was attempting, I saw how personal it was for her.” Choreographer, dancer, and teacher Stacy Spence was a dancer in the Trisha Brown Dance… Read more »
“Almost nothing in my modern dance training prepared me technically for the movement vocabulary Trisha was developing.” Elizabeth Garren danced for (and with) Trisha Brown from May 1975 through December 1979. Q: What was your first encounter with Trisha Brown’s work? And was that when you first connected with her work? Elizabeth Garren: When… Read more »
Trisha Brown: In The New Body from Byron Karabatsos on Vimeo.
“I also have been most moved by Trisha herself. She is a women filled with integrity and honesty and directness. Knowing her has changed the way i hold myself as a human being.” Judith Ragir danced in Trisha Brown’s company in the mid-to-late 1970s. Q: What was your first encounter with Trisha Brown’s work? Judith… Read more »
“Upon meeting Trisha, I felt a tremendous permission to get dirty and play with movement. She was totally open and made gasping noises when something beautiful happened in the studio.” Laurel Jenkins Tentindo danced for Trisha Brown with Trisha Brown Dance Company from 2007 to 2012. She continues to work with the company by restaging works and occasionally… Read more »