Trisha Brown Sticks

Early works by Trisha Brown, performed by the Trisha Brown Dance Company

Trisha Brown is a “master of simplicity with a dose of humor. The idea of a line, and the endless possibilities of how it could be assembled and dissolved, was a theme in [her early] work.” --Wendy Perron, the New York Times

Trisha Brown, a seminal choreographer of contemporary dance, deconstructed the dancing body to find new ways to harness the forces of gravity and momentum. Brown's pioneering early works (1968–1975) blur the boundaries between dance and installation art. The choreography was originally created for performance in lofts, art galleries, and outdoor spaces. The Trisha Brown Dance Company now performs these works for Philadelphia audiences for the first time. Offered as part of Trisha Brown: In the New Body, a retrospective of Brown’s work at Bryn Mawr College in collaboration with the Barnes Foundation and Pennsylvania Ballet. Takes place at the Barnes Foundation.

Trisha Brown In The New Body

 Also see Trisha Brown's related talk and panel discussion on October 17

Sunday, October 18
11 am–noon or 2–3 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Advance reservations are sold out. Limited walk-up tickets will be available.

  • Nightlife and Performance
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