(Anna Kisselgoff’s article appeared in The New York Times, 11/15.)

Donya Feuer, an American modern-dance choreographer who moved to Sweden in 1963 and became a close collaborator of Ingmar Bergman as well as a theater director and filmmaker in her own right, died on Nov. 6 in Stockholm. She was 77.

The cause was chronic ulcerative colitis, her son, Magnus Feuer, said.

As a young dancer, Ms. Feuer was part of the experimental dance scene in New York in the late 1950s and early ’60s. In 1957, she performed in Paul Taylor’s “7 New Dances,” a milestone as one of the first pieces to focus on everyday movement.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/16/arts/dance/donya-feuer-modern-dance-choreographer-dies-at-77.html?_r=1&hpw

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