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©Valérie Reding



solo piece

50 min


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

Valerie 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

visuals and flyers

Valérie Reding (CH/LU)




with Tanzhaus Zürich within the short piece platform SHOW-OFF


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)

WILD CHILD by Valerie Reding

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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