Dancehouse

Performance Archive

JONATHAN BURROWS & MATTEO FARGION

06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion present TWO DOUBLE BILLS at Dancehouse: BOTH SITTING DUET & BODY NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE (May 6) and CHEAP LECTURE & THE COW PIECE (May 7). Over the past twelve years, the two artists have built a body of duets which mix the formality of classical music composition with an open and often anarchic approach to performance and audiences, bringing them a worldwide following.

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DANCE MASSIVE 2017

April 2017

IN REVIEW

The 2017 Dancehouse Dance Massive program reminds us that dance is, after all, about movement. Not only its presence but also its absence. A full season of performances, workshops and discussions featuring Rhiannon Newton, Sandra Parker, József Trefeli, Prue Lang, Lilian Steiner, Martin Hansen and Claudia La Rocco.

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MARTIN HANSEN - IF IT'S ALL IN MY VEINS

23 March 2017 - 26 March 2017

Martin Hansen's work if it's all in my veins uses animated GIFs to investigate the way in which dance history is produced as stable and unchanging but directly conditioned by the present.

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JOZSEF TREFELI & GABOR VARGA - JINX 103

25 March 2017 - 26 March 2017

In their latest work Jinx 103, dynamic duo József Trefeli and Gábor Varga take dance performance to a public space, exploring the rhythms and rituals of life in a captivating, high energy performance.

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LILIAN STEINER - NOISE QUARTET MEDITATION

19 March 2017 - 22 March 2017

Investigating the power of tranquillity and its relationship to chaos, Noise Quartet Meditation examines the resonant harmony in the perpetual exchange between these two states.

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PRUE LANG - STELLAR PROJECT

18 March 2017 - 21 March 2017

Following Lang's previous works, Timeproject (2013) and Spaceproject (2015), Stellar Project continues the exploration of space and time via the experience of the human body, this time expanding into unquantifiable space and unquantifiable time.

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JOZSEF TREFELI & GABOR VARGA - CREATURE

17 March 2017 - 19 March 2017

Creature is a work about origins - biographical, ethnographic, sociocultural or aesthetic. József Trefeli and Gábor Varga tackle ethnographic material to place his contemporary choreographic practice under the magnifying glass of its archaic heritage.

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SANDRA PARKER - SMALL DETAILS

15 March 2017 - 17 March 2017

Small Details extends the focus in Sandra Parker's practice on minimal movement and gestural action. The work uses a series of automated kinetic sculptures set against intricately refined choreography.

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RHIANNON NEWTON - BODIED ASSEMBLIES

14 March 2017 - 17 March 2017

Bodied Assemblies is a live investigation of the contemporary ways in which bodies are able to come together. What emerges, through a rigorous and intricately structured series of collective actions, is a distinct vision of our bodies' remarkable capacity for difference and unity.

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BODY ARCHIVES

23 February 2017 - 04 March 2017

The Asia TOPA Dancehouse program considers the interplay between global and traditional forces, placing its focus on the innovation arising out of the past as it connects with contemporary culture. Featuring performances, masterclasses and conversations by Takao Kawaguchi, Pichet Klunchun, Eko Supriyanto and more, the program interrogates memory and body archives, identity, influence and change.

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