Paul Taylor Dance Company

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

Opus Number:  39
Music:  Charles Ives (later, commissioned score by John Herbert McDowell)
Costumes:  John Rawlings
Lighting:  Tom Skelton
Date First Performed:  March 31, 1965
Notes:  “If the United States had a proper arts policy, Paul Taylor would be declared a national treasure…Sea [has a] naughtily satiric view of Lady Liberty and the other symbols of America ranging from Superman to the KKK… Darkly funny.” – Christine Temin, Boston Globe

Photo: Jack Mitchell

Photo: Jack Mitchell

Photo: Jack Mitchell

Photo: Jack Mitchell