Recreation, Lucinda & Ruth Childs (c)Mehdi Benkler

Calico Mingling, Katema, Reclining Rondo, Particular Reel

18 March 2022
Paul Hamlyn Hall
Ballet and dance
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Discover this collaboration between the postmodern American choreographer Lucinda Childs and her niece, Ruth Childs. Their partnership began in 2015, which then saw the reprisal of three of the choreographer’s iconic 1960s performances. This new mixed bill continues in that vein, featuring reprisals of works created in the 1970s, namely, Particular Reel (1973), Calico Mingling (1973), Reclining Rondo (1975) and Katema (1978). Get insight into Childs’ choreographic signatures and the dances that preceeded the 1979 work that is now synonymous with her name, Dance

Post-show discussion

There will be a discussion with the company after the 1pm performance on Friday 18 March.

Creative support from

City of Geneva, Pro Helvetia – Swiss Cultural Foundation, Swiss Foundation for Performing Artists, SIG Sponsorship Fund, Fondation Nestlé pour l’art, Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation and Ernst Göhner Stiftung.

Touring support from

Pro Helvetia, Canton of Geneva and Corodis

A co-production with

La Bâtie Festival de Genève and Arsenic - Centre d’art scénique contemporain, Lausanne

Co-presented with



Cast may vary depending on date. Go to dates and prices to view casting.


ChoreographyLucinda Childs

CostumeSeverine Besson


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