Elaine Summers

(b. 1925)

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(b Perth, Australia, 20 Feb. 1925)

US dancer, choreographer, and film-maker. She studied with Graham, Cunningham, and others and was one of the original members of the New York Judson Church dance collective. One of the first choreographers to explore the use of multi-media in dance, she created the show Fantastic Garden in 1964. She subsequently became director of the Experimental Intermedia Foundation, then co-director of the Sarasota Visual Arts Center.

Subjects: Dance.

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