Movement Muse - Yvonne Rainer

At 25, she took her first dance class.  
At 28, she changed dance forever.


Yvonne Rainer is a dancer, choreographer and film maker and one of the founders of Judson Dance Theatre in 1962. In the early 1960s she trained with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham and collaborated with dancers Steve Paxton, Trisha Brown, David Gordon and Lucinda Childs.

One of the most influential artistic figures of the last 50 years; Rainer is a standout across multiple disciplines: dance, cinema, minimalism, conceptual art, feminist art, and postmodernism. Please see below, a series of select works from her remarkable cross-disciplinary contributions.