1974 – CHAIR


Chair voiceover 1 Script PDF
Chair voiceover 2 Script PDF
"David Gordon Pick Up Co. with Valda Setterfield" by Kitty Culnane in Entertainment PDF
By anon December 1974 PDF
By anon in The Village Voice December 1974 PDF
"Gordon/Setterfield" by Kathy Duncan in The SoHo Weekly News December 1974 PDF
"Valda Setterfield and Gordon Reunite" by Don McDonagh in The New York Times December 15, 1974 LINK
"Red in the Face-or Just Blue?" by Deborah Jowitt in The Village Voice December 30, 1974 PDF
Draft by Noel Carroll in Artforum 1975 PDF
By Elizabeth Kendall in DanceMagazine February 1975 PDF
"Unusual dance team returns to Walker Art Center Nov. 29" by Linda Shapiro in The St. Paul Dispatch November 21, 1975 PDF
"Chair" by Allen Robertson in Minnesota Daily December 5, 1975 PDF
"New York Dancers" by anon in The Independent and Gazette June 16, 1976 PDF
"Minimal dance with a flair: a talk with David Gordon and Valda Setterfield" by Janice Ross 1978 PDF
"David Gordon, or, The Ambiguities" by Sally Banes in The Village Voice May 1, 1978 PDF
"David Gordon Inviting the Audience In" by Susan Reiter in Other Stages October 9, 1978 PDF
"Formal Dancing" by Noel Carroll in The SoHo Weekly News October 12, 1978 PDF
By Deborah Jowitt in The Village Voice October 16, 1978 PDF
"Erasures and Afterthoughts" by Marcia B. Siegel in New York Magazine October 16, 1978 PDF
"David Gordon's Talking Dance" by Barbara Naomi Cohen in Manhattan East October 31, 1978 PDF
"New York Newsletter" by David Vaughan in Dancing Times (London) November 1978 PDF
"David Gordon and Valda Setterfield Part 2" by Nancy Stark Smith in Contact Quarterly IV No. 3 1979 PDF
"Valda Setterfield The Performer" by Sally R. Sommer in The SoHo Weekly News April 12, 1979 PDF
"Obsession: The Dancer's Facts of Life" by Charlie Vernon in Reader July 13, 1979 PDF
"Interview with David Gordon" by Barbara Woehler September 18, 1979 PDF
"David Gordon: The Ambiguities" by Sally Banes in Terpsichore in Sneakers 1980 PDF
"The poker-face approach to the absurd" by Dale Harris in The Guardian January 29, 1980 PDF
"Pick Up Company Riverside" by John Percival in The Times London January 30, 1980 PDF
"Dance Umbrella" by Mary Clarke in The Guardian January 31, 1980 PDF
"Moving On" by Jan Murray in Time Out New York February 1980 PDF
"Under the Umbrella" by Alexander Bland in The Observer February 3, 1980 PDF
"Prisoners of the Lens" by Deborah Jowitt in The Village Voice June 23, 1980 PDF
"With David Gordon, Casual Movement Can Be Choreography" by Pamela Reasner in the Pittsburgh Press January 15, 1981 PDF
"Dance Pair Matches Movement With Wit" by Pamela Reasner in The Pittsburgh Press January 17, 1981 PDF
"They Call it Post-Modern" by Dee Dee Hooker in the Spectator Raleigh October 15, 1981 PDF
"Gordon's dance is witty and verbal" by Janice Ross in Tribune Today June 14, 1982 PDF
"David Gordon company at the Emelin" by Georgette Gouveia in the Gannett Westchester Newspapers May 8, 1984 PDF
"the double identity of David Gordon" by Roger Copeland in Dance Theatre Journal 1996 PDF
"David Gordon: Double Identity" by Roger Copeland in American Theatre July/August 1996 PDF
"Reminiscences With Literally No Holds Barred" by Jack Anderson in The New York Times December 13, 1999 LINK
"White Oaks Dance Project PASTForward in Chicago" by Sybil Shearer in Ballet Review PDF
"Revival of the Judson Rogues" by Jennifer Fisher in the Los Angeles Times October 22, 2000 PDF
"A History Lesson on Postmodern Dance" by Sylviane Gold in Newsday June 7, 2001 PDF
"The Chairs" by David Finkle on TheaterMania December 2, 2004 LINK
"Conjuring a Modern Utopia Straight Out of Ancient Greece" by Tobi Tobias in The New York Times January 8, 2006 LINK
"The Old is New Again, as the Muse Endures" by Gia Kourlas in The New York Times October 26, 2012 LINK
"Then Plus Now" by Deborah Jowitt in DanceBeat November 1, 2012 LINK
Chair Photos
Archive excerpts included in: '14 Chair Archiveography, '16 Live Archiveography

@ Paula Cooper Gallery, NYC 1974 Program PDF
@ Santa Cruz, CA 1975 as Valda Setterfield solo
@ The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 1975 Program PDF
@ Dance Today Festival, Seikbu Theater, Tokyo, Japan 1975 Program PDF
@ Lone Mountain College, San Francisco, CA 1976 Program PDF
@ University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA 1976 Program PDF
@ State University of New York College at Buffalo, NY 1977 Program PDF
@ University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD 1977 Program PDF
@ St. Mark’s Church, NYC 1977
@ Centre International de la Sainte Baume, France 1977 Program PDF
@ Dance Theater Workshop, NYC 1978 Program PDF *Watch here at Digital Collections NYPL
@ Riverside Studios, London, England 1980 Program PDF
@ Portland Center for Visual Arts, Portland, OR 1980 1980 Program PDF
@ Beyond the Mainstream on PBS 1980
@ Maison de Quartier de Mireuil, France 1980 as Valda Setterfield solo Program PDF
@ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA 1981 Program PDF
@ Emelin Theater, Mamaroneck, NY 1984 Program PDF
@ Silver Series, Danspace Project, St. Mark’s Church, NYC 1999 as part of Autobiography of a Liar Program PDF
@ McCarter Theater, Princeton, NJ 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ Discovery Theatre, Anchorage, AK 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ The Lied Center at University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ Gammage Auditorium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ The Castle Theatre, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, HI 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ UCLA Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ Zellerbach Hall at UC-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2000 as part of Past/Forward
@ The Byham Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ Lisner Auditorium, Washington Performing Arts Society, Washington, D.C. 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ Dance Center of Columbia College, Chicago, IL 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ Festival d’Automne à Paris, Maison de la Culture, Paris, France 2000 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF
@ BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, NY 2001 as part of Past/Forward Program PDF