Labanotation Score

Notating Chair Pillow

View the notation of Chair/Pillow and learn how Valarie Mockabee updates the score at the request of Yvonne Rainer.

Documentation Process

Labanotator Valerie Mockabee recorded the dance Chair/Pillow so that future generations of dancers could learn the dance. In these clips she talks about the role notation plays in dance reconstruction of a and walks us through the process of recording a dance.

Check out how quickly Valarie Mockabee records a walk, a salute, and even a smile.

Labanotation Score

In this clip Valarie explains how to read the Labanotation symbols and reveals the importance of contextual information so that people a 100 years from now can reconstruct a dance accurately.