Deborah Hay Deborah Hay
A past performer in the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and one of the founding members of New York’s Judson Dance Theater, Deborah Hay has already been the Festival d’Automne à Paris’s guest in 2005 and 2006 (The Match
Since the middle of the 1960s, just like Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton, Simone Forti or Trisha Brown, she has been striving to push back the frontiers of dance culture, trying to take away its sacred aura. A subtle and witty composition written for six female voices, If I Sing To You
was commissioned by William Forsythe Company.
If I Sing To You
Choreography and direction, Deborah Hay
With Michelle Boulé, Jeanine Durning, Catherine Legrand, Juliette Mapp Vera Nevanlinna, Amelia Reeber
Choreography assistant, Laurent Pichaud
Costume consultants, Laurend Pichaud
Make-up, Moritz G.
Production and diffusion, Tricia Pierson
Made-to-order for The Forsythe Company
Co-produced by Deborah Hay Dance Company / Zodiak Center for New Dance, Helsinki / Howard Gilman Foundation, New York, / Maggie Allesee Center for Choreography at Florida State University.
With the support of the Baryshnikov Dance Foundation.
Co-realized by the Spectacles vivants-Centre Pompidou and the Festival d'Automne à Paris
Accompanied by the Adami