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  • When they were come into a street, that was called Merce, five miles from Antioch, the body abode there, so that no man might move it.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

  • Two years after the death of the great US choreographer, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company is nearing the end of its final tour.

    This week's new theatre and dance

  • It may seem far off, but not if you want to see the final performances of the Merce Cunningham Company.

    The Short List

  • The troupe—founded by experimental choreographer Merce Cunningham, who died in 2009—has been touring the world on a two-year Legacy Tour in honor of its late choreographer.

    The Short List

  • His mother, Evelyne Meynard, is a harbinger of eclectic tastes who once trained as a dancer in Merce Cunningham's studio and who works now, in part, on an architectural line of "minimalist" mirrors.

    A Curriculum All His Own

  • My highlights included the revival of Lucinda Childs' luminously structured Dance; Wim Wenders' homage to Pina Bausch; and the Merce Cunningham Company dancing its last ever UK season, in works that went all the way back to the gloriously subversive Antic Meet.

    The best dance of 2011: Judith Mackrell's choice

  • Before he died in July 2009 at the age of 90, the choreographer Merce Cunningham organized his own legacy while creating its final piece—a dance he called "Nearly Ninety."

    Cunningham's Legacy Touches the West Coast

  • Completing the programme is RainForest, Merce Cunningham's marvellous, evocative 1968 classic, with designs by Andy Warhol.

    This week's new theatre and dance

  • When the tour is over, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company will no longer exist.

    Cunningham's Legacy Touches the West Coast

  • Even as the Merce Cunningham Dance Company tours for the final time, it will achieve a first: From June 14 to 16, the modern-dance troupe will make its debut in Russia.

    Cunningham Dance Company Headed to Russia


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