Dancehouse

Performance Archive

SANDRA PARKER - ADHERENCE TO PROCEDURE

15 December 2017

Showing of work-in-progress of a new work by Sandra Parker titled 'Adherence to Procedure'. The work aims to extend the focus in Sandra's practice on rigorous choreographic invention and structuring, using the conceptual premise of systems and procedures as a guiding theme.

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TIMOTHY OHL - PERSPEXTIVE

27 October 2017

Based on experiments derived from optical illusions and the way the human brain interprets visual information, this showing aims to distill the process of illusion by demonstrating the many ways our perception can shift once we are immersed in a low light environment.

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TALES OF THE PEBBLEVERSE

14 October 2017 - 15 October 2017

The Pebbleverse is a place outside human time. It beckons from within Deep Time, those millennia during which continents were formed and moulded by the dramatic shifting of tectonic plates, volcanic eruption and relentless weathering. Part installation, part performance, part meditation. What will it call up in you?

 

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LAUREN SIMMONDS - UNSEEN

29 September 2017

A performance sparked by the unseen laws and forces of nature. Through sculpture, sound and movement, Lauren Simmonds examines the patterns, forces, habits and rituals which escape conscious awareness, yet connect and confound humankind.

 

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MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL

13 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

The Melbourne Fringe 2017 Dancehouse program: 

ABBIE MADDEN | JACK RILEY | SIOBHAN MCKENNA | ARIDHI ANDERSON | SETE TELE | PUTRA PANJI ASMARA

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SETE TELE - THE ISLAND

21 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

The Island is a conversation about circumnavigation. This is a participatory experimental dance work, where the audience will be invited to assist in creating in imagining the narrative for that particular night. Yes, each performance will be slightly different.

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PUTRA PANJI ASMARA - GAMELAN & THE CIREBON MASK: A DANCE CYCLE

22 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

Combining live gamelan music, drumming, masked dancing, vivid costumes and verbal banter, this performance will recreate something of the feel of the older tradition, presenting the cycle of five masked dances which present archetypes of human nature ranging from refined to coarse and from playful to serious.

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ARIDHI ANDERSON - OPHELIA'S INNER MONOLOGUE

19 September 2017 - 21 September 2017

Ophelia's Inner Monologue is a contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, explored from Ophelia's perspective. It is a fresh and witty exploration of the timeless themes of love, identity and death, guaranteed to provoke thought and emotion – along with a generous dose of laughter!

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JACK RILEY - CONTACT

14 September 2017 - 17 September 2017

Contact seeks to express why our bodies yearn for understanding and community after the impact of personalized objects and technology. How can we return the power back to the body and find human connection?

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SIOBHAN MCKENNA - UTTERANCE

14 September 2017 - 17 September 2017

Siobhan McKenna, in collaboration with recently graduated dance artists from the Victorian College of the Arts, presents an experimental dance work that proposes new ways of imagining the role of sound and language in relation to the moving body. 

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