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Trisha Brown


American dancer and choreographer in the postmodern genre known for acclaimed works like Main Accumulation, Structured Items III, and Pygmalion.? She gained a D.F.A. from Bates University in 2000. She received several exclusive accolades, including a MacArthur Basis “genius” give in 1991.? She wedded Burt Barr.? She collaborated with experimental dancer Yvonne Rainer in the first 1960’s.

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Full Name Trisha Brown
Date Of Birth November 25, 1936
Died March 18, 2017, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Place Of Birth Washington
Profession Dancer
Education Mills College
Nationality American
Awards MacArthur Fellowship, Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1She was awarded the U.S. 2002 National Medal of Arts from the National Endowment of the Arts.
2She is an artistic director, choreographer, and dancer.
3She was nominated for a 1999 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance for the 1998 production of L'Orfeo at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie at BITE:98.



L'orfeo, favola in musica1998TV Movie choreographer / stage director



Water Motor1978Short



The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2000TV Special documentaryHerself
Making Dances: Seven Post-Modern Choreographers1980Documentary Herself

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