Elaine Summers


Age: 89

Summary: dancer, choreographer, and multi-media artist whose work sought to blend dance and film into a seamless whole who was a founding member of the loose-knit avant-garde company Judson Dance Theater that became active in New York in the 1960's, in which the ensemble performed together for only a few years, but its style helped to shape post-modern dance long afterward.

Cause of Death: Complications from a fall

Born: February 20, 1925

Died: December 27, 2014

New York City, New York