Book to see a show, then enjoy an after-drink and an informal but facilitated conversation with the critics from WITNESS performances. WITNESS SALONS are all about what you think: it’s a chance to talk through your responses and articulate your ideas in a relaxed conversation. WITNESS is one of Australia’s most exciting new critical initiatives, opening up conversations …

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Skeleton Tree

– WORLD PREMIERE – In Skeleton Tree, multi-award-winning choreographer Stephanie Lake draws inspiration from the punch and poeticism of funeral songs and dances for the dead, to create a powerful new work about the primary human experience that language constantly fails to articulate: the ecstasy of grief. With her signature virtuosic movement, Skeleton Tree is an exhilarating …

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Common Ground

CONTROL. CO-ORDINATE. COLLIDE. CHECKMATE. A ritualistic battleground for two dance greats, Common Ground is a choreographic game of chess. Ingrained rules are upturned by unexpected moves—intricate gambits, sacrifices and reactive attacks. Chunky Move Artistic Director Anouk van Dijk evokes the birth of ballet in a modern milieu, as two of Australia’s most sought after dancers go move-for-move, …

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