Yvonne Rainer

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Birthday
24, 1934
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1934 (age 84)
Birthplace
California

About

Performance artist, filmmaker, dancer, and choreographer known for her experimental work. Was often mistaken as a minimalist artist.

Before Fame

She was introduced to dance and film at a young age.

Trivia

She advocated the return of dance to its most basic elements in her 1965 written piece the "No Manifesto." She demonstrated the ideas expressed in this work in her dance piece "Trio A" from 1966.

Family Life

She grew up in Northern California with self-proclaimed "radical" parents of Polish Jewish and Italian ancestry.

Associated With

She studied dance with Merce Cunningham during the 1960s.

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