GEORGE BRECHT, 1961
Ten Arrangements for Five Performers
Leader rings bell, performers move. Leader rings bell a second time, and all freeze, each saying a single word.
Emmett Williams, 1962
Shoes of Your Choice
A member of the audience is invited to come forward to a microphone if one is available and describe a pair of shoes, the ones he is wearing or another pair. He is encouraged to tell when he got them, the size, the color, why he likes them, etc.
Allison Knowles, 1963
Shut your eyes Open your eyes Shutyoureyes Open your eyes Shutyoureyes OpenyourEyes Shutyoureyes Openyoureyes Shutyoureyes Open your eyes Shutyoureyes Openyoureyes Shutyoureyes Open your eyes and look at your hands
MIEKO SHIOMI, 1963
Bit Part for Audience
Each word of a poem is written on separate cards passed out to the audience, who perform them in sequence.
LARRY MILLER, 1969