DANCE ON Ensemble

Works in Silence by Lucinda Childs

A unique insight into the early work of dance icon Lucinda Childs

Works in Silence offer insight into a decisive development phase of Lucinda Childs, one of the most important choreographers of the 20th century. Ty Boomershine was able to win Childs for a collaboration as a long-time dancer of her company. Six dancers of the DANCE ON Ensemble present a collection of works that have not been shown since 1970’s. This is a rare entrance into a crucial period of transformation by one of the world's most important choreographers and directors, who’s impact on both the world of the visual arts and influence on a generation of choreographers cannot be overstated. These works express a fragility and a humanity that is a perfect example of the value of experience, and ideally suited to a group of dancers that bring with them their own abundant histories and knowledge. Do not miss this piece of dance history premiering on the occasion of the Playground Festival (19>22.11).

Untitled Trio, Premiere June 1, 1968 - 1973 / Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY
Congeries on Edges for 20 Obliques, Premiere March 8,1975 / Y.M.C.A. Nyack New York
Katema, Premiere March 12, 1978 / Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Radial Courses, Premiere June 23,1976 / Washington Square Methodist Church, New York, NY
Melody Excerpt, Premiere November 3,1977 / Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

Foto 1 : Melody Excerpt, photo Nathaniel Tileston, courtesy of Lucinda Childs
Foto 2 : Congeries on Edges, courtesy of Lucinda Childs
Tekening: Score of Melody Excerpt by Lucinda Childs

Funded by the Doppelpass Fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation

Works in Silence
Untitled Trio, Congeries on Edges for 20 Obliques, Katema, Radial Courses, Melody Excerpt
Lucinda Childs
Artistic direction DANCE ON
Ty Boomershine
Ty Boomershine, Anna Herrmann, Emma Lewis, Gesine Moog, Miki Orihara, Lia Witjes-Poole
Light Design
Martin Beeretz
Mattef Kuhlmey
Alexandra Sebbag
STUK, Münchner Kammerspiele
Financed by
het Doppelpass Fonds van de Kulturstiftung des Bundes
het Creative Europe programma van de Europese Unie in het kader van DANCE ON, PASS ON, DREAM ON
DANCE ON is an initiative by
DIEHL+RITTER gefinancierd door de Bundesbeauftragten für Kultur und Medien
  • Thu 19 Nov
  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Fri 20 Nov
  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Sat 21 Nov
  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Sun 22 Nov
  • 15:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 22 Nov
  • 19:00 - 20:00


STUK Soetezaal


€20 standard
€16 STUKcard / culture card KU Leuven

Extra info

Part of Playground • 19>22.11

The full programma of Playground will follow in September