Australian Dance Party is Canberra’s newest dance and performance company. Like a political party, Australian Dance Party challenges ideals and debates current issues. The Party activates everyday spaces with the power and playfulness of the human body. And they party, contemporary dance style. This not-for-profit arts group works with academics, science and business to explore the value of the arts in today’s world.
Dionysus is a proud sponsor of this exciting new dance company to emerge from the capital, and provides event management, marketing and design support.
Strings Attached investigates the intimate and ancient connection between dance and music. Artists of the CSO together with the Australian Dance Party’s contemporary dancers collaborate to present the complex and important marriage of these artistic forms. What are the physiological, neurological, ritual, social and theatrical connections of movement and sound?
25-27 August 2016
Nishi Playhouse, NewActon
A dance, light, music and science experience that parallels the neurological functions of our brain and the behaviours of our planet. Performed at Mt. Stromlo Observatory, NERVOUS is created in collaboration with dancers Joseph Simons, Olivia Fyfe and Janine Proost with designer, Christiane Nowak and Music Producer, Ben Worth.
24-26 November 2016
Yale Columbia, Mt Stromlo Observatory