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Lucinda Childs’s Dance

with Sol LeWitt and Philip Glass

A pioneer of the postmodern dance movement, Lucinda Childs is best known for her collaborations with visual artists, composers, directors, and designers such as John Adams, Frank Gehry, Philip Glass, Sol LeWitt, Peter Sellars, and Robert Wilson. Dance, created in 1979, the year Childs was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in support of her contributions to the field of dance, comprises three dances performed together without intermission. Philip Glass’s music for Dance is the soundtrack of Sol LeWitt’s black-and-white film, which is projected in front of the stage. “Together,” wrote Jennifer Dunning in the New York Times, “the elements of live theater and film create the kind of instantaneous layering of time that is usually the magical province of film alone.”

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