Education of the Girl Child

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Mixed-media work with choreography by Meredith Monk. The original solo version was premiered 22 Apr. 1972, at the House Loft, New York, and the final version 8 Nov. 1973, at 70 Grand St., New York. It incorporated music, movement, text, and visual imagery, with Part 1 showing Monk and six other women ‘taking a walk through life’ and Part 2 showing Monk as an old woman, reliving her life backwards.

Subjects: Dance.

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