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SPIRIT: a retrospective 2021 (Bangarra Dance Theatre)
Wed 17 February at 7:30 pm
Orange Civic Theatre is thrilled to announce Bangarra Dance Theatre, Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company is returning to Orange this February, with Spirit: a retrospective 2021, a powerful collection of dance stories chosen from Bangarra’s 31-year repertoire. Featuring the full Bangarra ensemble of 17 dancers, Spirit draws from a selection of the company’s most celebrated works, comprising of Brolga (Corroboree), Black (Ochres), Yellow (Ochres), Dingo (Skin), White (Ochres), Moth (Bush), Two Sisters (Bush), The Call (Walkabout), and In Her Mind (Nyapanyapa). Set to a haunting score, Spirit invites audiences to connect with stories and songlines drawn from all over Australia, in a celebration of First Nations Peoples’ unbroken connection to the land. CREATIVES: Choreography Stephen Page, Bernadette Walong-Sene Traditional Choreography and Music Djakapurra Munyarryun Music David Page, Steve Francis Costume Design Jennifer Irwin Set Design Jacob Nash Brolga Cloths John Matkovic, Stephen Page Lighting Design Nick Schlieper, Karen Norris, Joseph Mercurio, Matt Cox
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