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Lucinda Childs Edit Profile

choreographer

Lucinda Childs, American choreographer. Decorated officer Order Arts and Letters (France); Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1979, National Endowment Arts fellow.

Background

Childs, Lucinda was born on June 26, 1940 in New York, United States. Daughter of Edward Patterson and Lucinda Eustis (Corcoran) Childs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 1962.

Career

Choreographer, performer Judson Dance Theater, New York City, 1963—1973. Owner, choreographer, performer Lucinda Childs Dance Company, since 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Choreographer, dancer Judson Dance Theatre, New York City, 1962-1966, choreographer, dancer, artistic director Lucinda Childs Dance Company, New York City, since 1973. Choreographer, dancer: Einstein on the Beach, 1976 (Robert Wilson and Philip Glass) (Obie award 1978). Actress I Was Sitting On My Patio This Guy Appeared I Thought I Was Hallucinating, 1977-1978.

Connections

father:
Edward Patterson Childs

mother:
Lucinda Eustis (Corcoran) Childs