Anna Halprin is born Anna Schuman in Wilmette, Illinois.
Lawrence Halprin attends the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he meets his future wife, fellow student Anna Halprin.
Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin marry.
Lawrence and Anna Halprin move to San Francisco.
Anna Halprin opens her first West Coast studio.
Anna Halprin founds the San Francisco Dancers’ Workshop.
Anna Halprin devises City Dance, a daylong participatory event in which Halprin performs with members of her San Francisco Dancers’ Workshop and the people of San Francisco. City Dance is performed between 1960–69 and 1976–77.
Suzanne Jackson studies at the Pacific Ballet. One of her teachers is Rod Strong, who worked alongside Anna Halprin.
Lawrence Halprin and Anna Halprin lead “Experiments in Environment” workshops largely in and near their home in Kentfield, California.
Daria Halprin, the daughter of Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, marries Dennis Hopper. They divorce four years later.
Bruce Conner designs a poster for Anna Halprin‘s San Francisco Dancers’ Workshop. It is projected onto the wall of the rotunda of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) during a performance.
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