Mary Lisa Burns
Mary Lisa Burns is Director of Education for the Merce Cunningham Studio, where she has taught since 1988. A part-time faculty member of Barnard College since 1996, Ms. Burns has performed in the work of Kenneth King, Brenda Daniels, and Gina Gibney. Her own choreography has been produced in New York City and elsewhere
How did Merce Cunningham collaborate with artists? By now its the stuff of dance history legend: the composer might be told the length of the dance; the visual artist the number of dancers, perhaps, or that nothing could be hung from above.