Today in Dance
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Today in Dance

July 14: Today in Dance

Born Today: David Gordon

This postmodern choreographer and performer’s best known piece is Chair (1974) — a duet performed by himself and his wife, dancer Valda Setterfield (1934-). After a bad performance experience, during which the audience booed and walked out — across the stage space while he was dancing — David Gordon (1936-) stopped making dances for five years. Then he joined The Grand Union performance collective…

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