Interview

Barbara Dilley…in The Dancing Room

A dialogue with Liza Béar that took place on Sept. 17 at 93 Grand Street, NYC. Dilley discusses her evolution as a choreographer and a performer. Pieces discussed include Dancing Room (1975, illustrated with photos of rehearsal and the performance by Rachel Homer) ; Natural History of the American DancerJuxtaposed, Contained, Revealed (performed at the Kitchen, NYC with Tina Girouard). Dilley also discusses working with other dancers and choreographers and her time spent at the Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado where she performed The Dancing Room  on Aug. 20, 1975 with Douglas Dunn, Terry O’Reilly, Nancy Minchenberg, Catherine Sharkey, Zhenya Gallon, Marcia Vaughn, Lanny Harrison, Paul Langland, Cynthia Hedstrom, Stephen Clorfeine, and Anne Hammel.