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“MR. PAXTON IS ONE OF HIS FIELD’S GREAT ORIGINALS; MR. PETRONIO AND HIS DANCERS DO HIM HONOR IN THIS PROGRAM.” -ALASTAIR MACAULAY FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES, DECEMBER 18, 2018

Four new realizations of JAG VILL GÄRNA TELEFONERA (I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A PHONE CALL) (1964/2018)

Score: Steve Paxton
Created and performed by: Ryan Pliss and Mac Twining, Jaqlin Medlock and Tess Montoya, Ernesto Breton and Nicholas Sciscione, Bria Bacon and Megan Wright

Reconstruction of JAG VILL GÄRNA TELEFONERA (I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A PHONE CALL) (1964/1982)

Score: Steve Paxton
Created and performed in 1982 by Stephen Petronio and Randy Warshaw
Performed by: Rotating members of Stephen Petronio Company

JAG VILL GÄRNA TELEFONERA by Steve Paxton was performed December 9-15, 2018 at The Museum of Modern Art in NYC for the exhibition Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never DoneIn 1982, Steve Paxton gave the score for JAG VILL... to his students Stephen Petronio and Randy Warshaw. For this exhibition, Stephen Petronio Company reconstructed the 1982 version and created new interpretations of Paxton’s score. The program also included Paxton’s THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS BY J. S. BACH PLAYED BY GLENN GOULD IMPROVISED BY STEVE PAXTON (1986–92).

SEE THE FULL PROGRAM HERE

Photos by Robert Altman