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(Choreographer and Filmmaker)

Relationship Facts of Yvonne Rainer

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Her sexual orientation is straight.

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Who is Yvonne Rainer?

Yvonne Rainer is a California-born American dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker. She works in these disciplines considering it as a challenge and experiment.  Sometimes her works are categorized as minimalist art.

Yvonne is a MacArthur Fellows Program award winner for her contribution to dance in 1990 and also received the Foundation for Contemporary Art’s Merce Cunningham Award.

Currently, Rainer lives in New Works and continues her work.

Yvonne Rainer- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

The American dancer was born in San Francisco, California on 24th November 1934. She was born to Joseph and Jeanette. Her mother Jeanette was a stenographer, Born in Brooklyn to Jewish immigrants from Warsa and Joseph was a stonemason and house painter from Italy.

Rainer grew up with her older brother in San Francisco. She grew up in a community full of Protestant working-class families.

She was exposed to Poets, painters, writers, and Italian anarchists at the age of 12. Her father would take her to foreign films at the Palace of the Legion of Honor, and her mother took her to ballet and opera. This influenced her to enter the art field and pursue her career as a dancer and filmmaker.

Yvonne completed her high school at Lowell High School. After graduation from high school she enrolled in San Francisco Junior College, however, she dropped out after a year. Later Rainer joined the dance classes at the Martha Graham School.

Yvonne Rainer- Professional Life, Careers

Rainer first started performing at the Judson Memorial Chruch. Her dance performance focused on sounds and movements and often juxtaposed the two in arbitrary combinations. Yvonne’s choreography combined classical dance steps compared with pedestrian movement.

Her first choreographed piece, Three Satie Spoons was a combination of repetition and sound. This was her solo in three parts performed by Rainer, and  Eric Satie’s Trois Gymnopedies.

Her next choreography was a combination of movements and narrative that featured the repetition of simple movements. Her one of famous works is Trio A (1966).

In 1972 she experimented with directing featured-length films. Her films had a feminist tone and tried to portray how the female body was being viewed or objectified by male directors. Her few experimental films and dances are  Lives of Performers (1972), Film About a Woman Who (1974), and Kristina Talking Pictures (1976).

Yvonne Rainer- Net worth, Salary

The award-winning artist, dancer, and filmmaker make good money for a living. In 2023 her estimated net worth is around $5 million. However, we don’t know her fee or salary.

Yvonne Rainer- Rumors, Controversy

Rainer loves her work and prefers to experiment with new things. Hence, she worked as a choreographer and brought her own style and also worked as a director creating films with a feministic tone. There were people who loved her works and there were also people who didn’t. However, there were no rumors or controversies throughout her career.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Yvonne Rainer has an impressive height. The famous artist has grown old and has a wrinkled face. The filmmaker has short brown hair and brown eyes. Rainer’s other body measurements are unknown for now.

Social Media

The famous choreographer and filmmaker, Rainer are not active on social media. She now prefers to live her life out of the limelight.

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