Meredith Monk's eclectic mix of movement, philosophy, musical
effects, and high theatrics has its roots in her smorgasbord
approach to dance training. Considered both a leading
Postmodern choreographer and a pioneer in
interdisciplinary performance, Monk draws on a varied education that included
Laurie Anderson trained as a violinist, art historian, sculptor, and more recently, as a poet. For those familiar with her work, the mere mention of her name is enough to start a multimedia memory extravaganza.
Anderson embraced multiple technologies before "multimedia" became an unhyphenated wor
One of the first composers to meld the sounds of the Western and Eastern classical music traditions, Philip Glass is largely responsible for creating the Minimalist movement in music. His unique sound developed over a long span of time -- time in which Glass decided that he was not satisfied with Wes