Dancehouse

Performance Archive

2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD

06 March 2018 - 10 March 2018

The Keir Choreographic Award (KCA) is a national biennial award dedicated to the commission, presentation, promotion and dissemination of new Australian choreography. The selected artists for 2018 are: Amrita Hepi, Melanie Lane, Bhenji Ra, Nana Biluš Abaffy, Luke George, Lillian Steiner, Prue Lang and Branch Nebula (Lee Wilson and Mirabelle Wouters).

Read more

 
EKO SUPRIYANTO - SALT

03 November 2017 - 04 November 2017

In SALT Eko Supriyanto engages in a web of relations between his Javanese heritage and the rhythm of the underwater world – a world without gravity where new perspectives emerge. Propelled by the experience of diving beneath the surface, SALT address the rhythm and force of the ocean, which makes up 80% of the Indonesian archipelago. Beneath the surface power relations and identities are levelled.

Read more

 
OH WELL - PARTS 21, 22 & 23

25 August 2017 - 27 August 2017

Three extended solo improvisations from Andrew Morrish, one of Australia's most experienced and cherished performance improvisers. His tragicomic theatrical world is built through movement and text and generously basted with the spirit of direct communication.

Read more

 
NEXT WAVE x DANCEHOUSE EOI CALLOUT

06 July 2017 - 07 August 2017

Dancehouse in partnership with Next Wave are seeking expressions of interest from emerging choreographers to be commissioned to create a new work in a non-traditional space in the City of Yarra (outdoor or indoor) that will premiere at Next Wave Festival 2018.

Read more

 
(RE)PURPOSE: THE MVMNT

05 July 2017 - 09 July 2017

Dancehouse is delighted to present the world premiere of (re)PURPOSE: the MVMNT, a new Housemate artist-in-residence production by Australian choreographer, Natalie Abbott.

Read more

 
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.

Read more

 
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.

Read more

 
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.

Read more

 
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.

Read more

 
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.

Read more