Trisha Brown & Lee Serle

Trisha Brown and Lee Serle walk down Mercer Street, Soho, New York.

Trisha Brown and Lee Serle walk down Mercer Street, Soho, New York.

Lee Serle on Howard Street, Soho, New York.

Lee Serle on Howard Street, Soho, New York.

Lee Serle, from Melbourne, Australia, finds his mentorship with Trisha Brown is an important stage in his development.

Lee Serle, from Melbourne, Australia, finds his mentorship with Trisha Brown is an important stage in his development.

Lee Serle and Trisha Brown dance at the Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle and Trisha Brown dance at the Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle and Trisha Brown improvise at the Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle and Trisha Brown improvise at the Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle and Trisha Brown discuss how to build choreography at the Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle and Trisha Brown discuss how to build choreography at the Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle rehearses with members of the Trisha Brown Dance Group.

Lee Serle rehearses with members of the Trisha Brown Dance Group.

Trisha Brown observes rehearsals at Joyce Soho Dance Studios with Carolyn Lucas (right) and Dorothée Alemany (Trisha's assistant, back).

Trisha Brown observes rehearsals at Joyce Soho Dance Studios with Carolyn Lucas (right) and Dorothée Alemany (Trisha's assistant, back).

Trisha Brown guides Lee Serle at Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

Trisha Brown guides Lee Serle at Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

For Trisha Brown the individual character of each dancer is her medium. Lee Serle and Brown at Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

For Trisha Brown the individual character of each dancer is her medium. Lee Serle and Brown at Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

For Trisha Brown, one factor in choosing Lee Serle as protégé was his height.

For Trisha Brown, one factor in choosing Lee Serle as protégé was his height.

There is immense rapport between Lee Serle and Trisha Brown, pictured at the Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

There is immense rapport between Lee Serle and Trisha Brown, pictured at the Joyce Soho Dance Studios.

Lee Serle (right) performs Sticks with dancers of the Trisha Brown Dance Company at MOMA, New York (January 2011).

Lee Serle (right) performs Sticks with dancers of the Trisha Brown Dance Company at MOMA, New York (January 2011).

Lee Serle performs Roof Piece Re-Layed at MOMA, New York in January 2011.

Lee Serle performs Roof Piece Re-Layed at MOMA, New York in January 2011.

Lee Serle performs Roof Piece Re-Layed at MOMA, New York, January 2011.

Lee Serle performs Roof Piece Re-Layed at MOMA, New York, January 2011.

Lee Serle performs Roof Piece Re-Laye at MOMA, New York in January 2011.

Lee Serle performs Roof Piece Re-Laye at MOMA, New York in January 2011.