In 1979, three creative titans pooled their considerable talents to craft what would become one of the great post-modern works of the 20th century. Choreographer Lucinda Childs, composer Philip Glass and artist Sol LeWitt mixed movement, music and film in a way that would transform the world of dance forever.
Shift 2012. In this Australian exclusive Lucinda Childs invites a new company of dancers to inject youthful life into this electrifying and simply beautiful work of music and motion. Here is her rarely seen signature piece, as stirring today as it was 30 years ago.
Friends of the Festival Artist Talk Thur 23 Feb, post-show (Free to all ticket holders)
In pairs and fours, in counterpoint or unison, the dancers seem to skim across the stage like dragonflies, alighting only to take off. The music bears them on its rippling surface. THE VILLAGE VOICE, NEW YORK
A minimalist masterpiece, and a study in pattern, synchrony, and precision. THE INDEPENDENT