Oct 27

The Remarkable Career of Lucinda Childs

at Julius S. Held Auditorium, Lecture Hall 304 Barnard Hall
  • Add to Calendar 2016-10-26 23:00:00 2016-10-26 23:00:00 The Remarkable Career of Lucinda Childs Lucinda Childs began choreographing in the 1960s with the Judson Dance Theater and became an avant-garde celebrity in the Philip Glass opera Einstein on the Beach. Her dances set a high bar for multi-disciplinary collaboration: Dance (1979) paired Glass and minimalist artist Sol LeWitt, while Available Light (1983) brought together the composer John Adams and architect Frank Gehry. Join us for a rare public screening of Lucinda Childs, Patrick Bensard’s documentary about her remarkable career, followed by a conversation with the filmmaker, dancer Vincent McCloskey, and Lucinda Childs herself. Informationdance.barnard.edu Julius S. Held Auditorium, Lecture Hall 304 Barnard Hall Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public

Lucinda Childs began choreographing in the 1960s with the Judson Dance Theater and became an avant-garde celebrity in the Philip Glass opera Einstein on the Beach. Her dances set a high bar for multi-disciplinary collaboration: Dance (1979) paired Glass and minimalist artist Sol LeWitt, while Available Light (1983) brought together the composer John Adams and architect Frank Gehry. Join us for a rare public screening of Lucinda Childs, Patrick Bensard’s documentary about her remarkable career, followed by a conversation with the filmmaker, dancer Vincent McCloskey, and Lucinda Childs herself.

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