Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Michael Lobel

Second Advisor

Howard Singerman

Academic Program Adviser

Antonella Pelizzari


Gus Solomons jr. was one of the first Black dancers to participate in the Judson Dance Theater workshops, but was never fully integrated into the white, postmodern dance world. This thesis looks at several of his works which exemplify his use of site-specificity and innovative technologies, including dual-screen video dances.



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