Anna Halprin’s The Courtesan and the Crone (1999) was incorporated into the Bloodlines project in the 2016-2017 season, the third iteration of the initiative.
Learn more about Anna Halprin and Bloodlines.
The Courtesan and the Crone (1999) premiered for Stephen Petronio Company at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia in April of 2016. It was later performed March 28-April 2, 2017 at The Joyce Theater in NYC on a program with works by Yvonne Rainer and Steve Paxton, and Stephen Petronio’s world premiere of Untitled Touch. Stephen also performed this solo at Marfa Sounding in May of 2017.
Read a review of the entire evening at The Joyce Theater.



Performed at The Joyce Theater
Choreography: Anna Halprin
Music: Adagio from Oboe Concerto in D Minor, by Alessandro Marcello
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Lighting: Joe Doran
Costume: Stephen Petronio in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Performed by: Stephen Petronio