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  • AL HUANG and SUZANNE PIERCE

    with the UNIVERSITY DANCE THEATRE..

    JOHN F. KENNEDY THEATRE

    Choreography by AI Huang

    Costume design by Suzanne Pierce

    A Cloud Passed

    Suzanne Pierce

    PROGRAM

    JULY 20. 21. 22. 1967

    Adolf Brunner

    Renee Bushnell. Sandra Johnson, Joan Kelly, Mary Ellen Madsen, Mimi Wisnosky,Diane Lam, Sylvia Nolan, Bonnie Oda, Sylvia Yamada

    Cicada Song

    AI Huang

    Gaga u-Huang

    Inspi.red by the metamorphosis of the 17-year locust. The life-like shell, shed by theCicada, remains silently crying long after its ephemeral life. The middle part of thescore is composed of natural cicada sound (no+ electronic).

    New .and Curious School -of Theatrical Dancing*

    Choreography by Carl WolzScenic Design by Edgardo De la CruzCostume Design by Lois Ginandes

    &nst Krenek

    I. Nancy Donaldson, Georgia Engel. Lois Ginandes, Jacqueline Kellet,Sabra K. McCracken. Becky Walker, Earlene Williams, Mimi Wisnosky

    II. Joan Kelly, Lacey O'Neal

    III. Carl Wolz

    IV. Entire Cast

    Conductor: Ernst KrenekViolin: Susan HeePiano: Hai-LuenCeleste: Mona SenPercussion: Robert DeMello, Gary Dunn, Donald Caneva, Glenn Nosse. RaymondShigeoka, William Steinohrt, Rodney Uyehara

    * This is the name of a book on dance by Gregorio Lambranzi published at Nurem-berg in 1716. The author writes in his preface to the book: "If this work is receivedwith favour, I shall give to the world further new and extraordinary creations toprove the extent of the knowledge I have acquired, and of which there is an abun-dance to impart to others."

    INTERMISSION

  • Butterfly Dream

    AI HuangHuang-Sussilo-Moor

    The paradox of dream and reality. Chuang-tzu the Taoist philosopher frequentlydreamed that he was a butterfly. Troubled by his dreams, he sought enlightenmentfrom his master, Lao-tzu. The great man mused: "How do you know that at thismoment you are not a butterfly dreaming you are a man."

    Dan eJions and Sunflow rs

    Suz nne Pierce

    O. Vaporous Heart!

    I. Cry, wantAI Huang

    II. Inner monologueSuzanne Pierce

    III. ush - p~rishablAI Huang and Suzan Pierc

    Yin and Yang

    AI Huang and Suzanne Pierce

    INTERMISSION

    Hans Haug

    Jimmy Giuffre

    Gr h m-Rhodes

    Stefan Wolpe

    C r Rhodes

    The oriental cosmic symbols of the dual forces. liThe circle divided into the lightand dark, and above and below, a right and a left-the world of the opposites inceaseless alteration..... ("I Ching")

    Yu Ko Chou Wen ChungScenic Design by Edgardo De la Cruz

    Sylvia Nolan, Bonnie ada, Sylvia Yamada. Renee Bushnell. Joan Kelly, MaryEllen Madsen

    Music adapted from "Yu Ko" for Ch';n by Mao Min-chung (c. 1280). "Yu Kolt means"Song of the Fisherman." The fisherman here is a symbol of the man who is in har-mony with nature. The dance is inspired by the element of water-a symbolicfeminine mystique of the Orient, particularly that of the court harem and thegoddesses.

    Sleep's a Shell, to Break and Spurn-GoetheAI Huang, Suzanne Pierce, Carl Wolz, Joan Kelly

    Bruno Maderna

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    AL HUANG was born in China, spending most of his youth In th.' ~uraf C9u:~t;rYsid.~:~ IThe beauty ,a'nd drama of nature, together 'with hi's' early exposur'e' 'to .' P.el