©Valérie Reding

WILD CHILD

2018

solo piece

50 min

synopsis

Combining pompous burlesque acts with intimate confessions, WILD CHILD blurs the lines between natural and artificial, authenticity and masquerade, reality and fantasy. The performer morphs from one character to the next and reenacts past encounters to discover what sexual desire is. She plays with femininity and other gender roles to unveil the joy, fear, shame, violence, power relations and expectations that are embedded within our relationships and desires...

concept, choreography, costume, performance

Valérie Reding (CH/LU)

production advisor 

Marc Streit (CH)

dramaturgy and choreography coaches

Monique Jenkinson (USA)

Simone Aughterlony (CH/NZ)

Ivan Blagajcevic (CH)

Martin Zimmermann (CH)

Vic Sin (USA)

light and technical support

David Baumgartner (CH)

assistance concept, stage and costume

Nicolas Dubosson (CH)

photographic documentation

Kegan Marling (US)

music for teaser video
Junior Sabela https://soundcloud.com/junior-sabela

visuals and flyers

Valérie Reding (CH/LU)

production

REDart

co-produced 

with Tanzhaus Zürich within the short piece platform SHOW-OFF

partners

Tanzhaus Zürich (CH), Théâtre Sévelin 36 (CH), CounterPulse (USA)

 

with the financial support of

fonds stART-up de l’Oeuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse

Charlotte (LU)

Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art (CH)

Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung (CH)

Fonds Respect (CH)

Stadt Zürich (CH)

Consulate General of Luxembourg in San Francisco (USA)

Swissnex San Francisco (USA)

Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council (CH)

FOCUNA Fonds Culturel National Luxembourg (LU)

TROIS C-L – Centre de Création Chorégraphique Luxembourgeois

Ministère de la Culture (LU)

If you would like to see the video documentation of the entire piece, please send me a message to get the video link and password! 

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