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Alwin Nikolais discusses his career and thoughts on the future of modern dance

BROADCAST: 1968 | DURATION: 00:42:45


Alwin Nikolais discusses his origins and the Henry Street Settlement, his thoughts on the future of modern dance, the stigma modern dance receives, and his approach to choreographing new pieces. Music is played from a tape Alwin Nikolais had with him. Some of it is untitled, some from performances "Caligraph for Martyrs" and "Echo". The music has been removed from this program for copyright reasons.