Creator: Yvonne Rainer (1965)
Purpose: To revolutionise dance and reduce it to its essential elements.
No to spectacle.
No to virtuosity.
No to transformations and magic and make-believe.
No to the glamour and transcendency of the star image.
No to the heroic.
No to the anti-heroic.
No to trash imagery.
No to involvement of performer or spectator.
No to style.
No to camp.
No to seduction of spectator by the wiles of the performer.
No to eccentricity.
No to moving or being moved.
The Manifesto : http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_was_Yvonne_Rainer%27s_NO_Manifesto
Yvonne Rainer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yvonne_Rainer
Thanks to Helen Omand for sharing this manifesto.
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