Exercise Piece (1953)



"Exercise Piece was what its name implied, an exhibition of technical combinations used for the training of dancers. As such, it was neatly and cleverly crafted."

Dance Perspectives, No.18

Antony Tudor
Music / Composer
Arriaga y Balzala
String Quartet #2 in A Major
First Performance
New York
The Juilliard School
May 7, 1953
Juilliard Dance Ensemble
First Cast Performance
Carolyn Brown
Nancy King (Zeckendorf)
and Julliard students
Muriel Topaz and fellow Juilliard Labanotation students, supervised by Ann Hutchinson 1953 rough partial manuscript
Number of Dancers
Average Length
20 Minutes
Costumes / Set
Licensing Information
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 Ballet Synopsis excerpted with permission from
The Ballets of Antony Tudor by Judith Chazin-Bennahum.



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