Lucinda Childs

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The top 10 dance shows of 2017
Sgt Pepper strutted, Boris Charmatz gave us a buttock-scratching beauty and three men became Lady Macbeth – our critic picks the best dance of the year

Judith Mackrell

18, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Leap over Beethoven: how his fiendish fugue inspired three dances
Dancers are cast as string instruments in a show set to the composer’s ‘frighteningly powerful’ late work. Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Maguy Marin discuss turning his music into movement

Lyndsey Winship

05, Sep, 2017 @8:26 AM

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Available Light review – a masterclass in movement
Lucinda Childs’s collaboration with Frank Gehry and John Adams remains illuminating 35 years on

Luke Jennings

09, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Available Light review – Lucinda Childs' minimalist movers weave through John Adams' music
This exhilarating revival reignites the alchemy that the choreographer and the composer found with architect Frank Gehry

Judith Mackrell

07, Jul, 2017 @2:42 PM

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Venice Biennale: Putin has a hot date as dance surrenders to orgasmic quivers and S&M taboos
Marie Chouinard’s sexually charged debut programme sees dancers locked up like zoo animals then unleashed, while Vladimir Putin is taunted with whips – and made to dance with a Nubian Queen

Judith Mackrell

04, Jul, 2017 @12:38 PM

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Repetition in dance: mindbending and mesmerising, or just plain maddening?

Judith Mackrell: In the right hands, repeated phrases and movements can work a bewitching alchemy – but when choreographers get it wrong, they risk sparking a scramble for the exit

Judith Mackrell

30, May, 2014 @11:27 AM

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Rambert review – now it's taking the Mick
Why is Rambert so generously rewarded when the company hasn't produced anything bold in years, asks Luke Jennings

Luke Jennings

24, May, 2014 @11:04 PM

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Rambert review – a strutting Rooster and a mind-tingling Sounddance

Rambert's programme of revivals is full of rich pickings – from Merce Cunningham to Christopher Bruce's take on the Stones, writes Judith Mackrell

Judith Mackrell

21, May, 2014 @2:42 PM

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Einstein on the Beach: 'People thought this was going to change the world'

Melissa Lesnie: Composer Philip Glass discusses the work that he and collaborator Robert Wilson hadn't realised was an opera, as it is staged in Australia for the first time in 20 years

Melissa Lesnie

31, Jul, 2013 @12:25 AM

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Einstein on the Beach – review
The belated UK premiere of Philip Glass's Einstein showed that for all its historical importance, it seems rather old-fashioned now, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

06, May, 2012 @11:02 AM

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Lucinda Childs Dance Company: DANCE – review
Watching this revival is to see one of the seminal collaborations of its era, and it still feels close to stage heaven, writes Judith Mackrell

Judith Mackrell

19, Oct, 2011 @5:20 PM

Step-by-step guide to dance: Lucinda Childs

Sanjoy Roy: An American experimental stalwart who went from avant garde work with found objects to finding a visual style for Philip Glass

Sanjoy Roy

18, Oct, 2011 @2:20 PM

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