Bowden, Sally (c. 1948–)

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Bowden, Sally (c. 1948–)

American dancer and choreographer. Born c. 1948 in Dallas, Texas.

Studied with Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Paul Sanasardo, among others; danced with the Sanasardo company; began choreographing and soon started focusing on improvisation; performed a series of solo works entitled Sally Bowden dances at …; appeared in improvisational pieces in NY (mid-1970s), including Five Wednesdays at Nine and Wonderful World of Modern Dance: or the Amazing Story of Plié; continued to work mainly in improvisational format for rest of performance career; works include Woodfall (1966), Opening Dance (1971), Rondo (1971), Sally Bowden Dances at the Village View Community Center (1971), Sally Bowden and David Schiller Dance (1973), The Ice Palace (1973), The Spiral Thicket (1975), Kite (1978) and The Potato Piece (1978).