Dance Bites is FORM Dance Initiatives’ curated signature program of up to date dance works produced by among the most revolutionary and thrilling impartial choreographers and corporations. Study the Repertoire, See the Present affords dance college students a singular alternative to be taught repertoire from every of the Dance Bites works in a workshop led by the artists adopted by a matinee efficiency and a post-show Q&A.
Workshop: 60 minutes (no break)
Exhibits: 50-90 minutes (plus 20 minutes Q&A)
(Notice Radical Transparency is 50-60mins, Double Beat is 60mins, Bat Lake is 90mins.)
Present and Workshop Bundle $29 per pupil and extra lecturers
Present and Q&A solely $23 per pupil and extra lecturers
Double Beat Digital bundle $200 ($100 present solely)
RADICAL TRANSPARENCY FRIDAY 18 MARCH
WE ARE HERE directed by EMMA SAUNDERS
RADICAL TRANSPARENCY is a brand new rollicking one in all a sort work by the WE ARE HERE Firm exploring the intersection between honesty and artifice, wild and tame, gentle and darkish, course of and efficiency, uncooked and manufactured, and the way on earth at the moment we’re going to current new dance work that’s sustainable, wild, buoyant and afloat whereas it seems like every thing is sinking.
This 1-hour workshop will mirror the working type of how the corporate works within the studio together with heat ups, reworked Yr-8 drama video games changed into tough dancing scores, improvisational and choreographic duties that assist develop and broaden dancing processes, adopted by a collection of performative duties.
Appropriate for Years 8 – 12
Present and Q&A at 10.30am
Workshop at 12.30pm
Picture: Dom O’Donnell
DOUBLE BEAT FRIDAY 6 MAY
SARA BLACK – LIVE AND DIGITAL
With an distinctive all feminine Australian solid and inventive staff directed by Helpmann Award winner Sara Black, Double Beat explores the aural and bodily responses the guts and pulse current in differing emotional and bodily states. Three weeks after conception we’ve got a beat, our our bodies are removed from absolutely fashioned, but a beat has begun. We will usually be disconnected to this life drive and sensation that we stock inside us. Right here we discover area to hook up with these rhythms and observe the marvel of the human physique.
Sara Black and her staff will introduce college students to the method of constructing Double Beat, an exploration of our fixed heartbeat and pulse in a detailed partnership of sound and motion. The workshop will start with a excessive vitality up to date heat up. College students will then have the chance to have interaction in an introduction to Coronary heart Rhythm Meditation follow. This expertise might be used to information an open exploration into improvisation duties working from inside and exterior connections to the rhythm of the heartbeat and coronary heart.
Along with the stay supply of this Study The Repertoire-See the Present, FORM will supply a digital extension together with a workshop led by Sara Black through Zoom previous to the season packaged with the stay streaming of the matinee efficiency.
Appropriate for Years 9 – 12
Workshop at 10am
Present and Q&A at 12.30pm (stay and livestreamed)
“The mission has been supported by a Metropolis of Parramatta Artistic Economic system Grant”
Picture: Tania Lambert
BAT LAKE FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER
Bat Lake by Eliza Cooper is a dance work celebrating the darkish, theatrical world of bats. From pollination to echolocation, the work exposes their nocturnal escapades often hidden within the shadows. Bat Lake transforms the efficiency area as elegant beasts glide swiftly throughout a twilight stage. The work goals to reveal these misunderstood creatures, deliver their advanced characters to life and reveal what lies beneath their mystique.
The workshop might be led by Eliza Cooper and can start with a stretch and heat up adopted by studying repertoire from the work. College students can anticipate to be taught and discover animalistic actions and phrases that contain primary ground work utilized in Bat Lake.
Appropriate for Years 9 – 12
Workshop at 10am
Present and Q&A at 12pm (together with interval)
Picture: Artists – Maxine Carlisle, Photographer – Clare Hawley
fLiNG PHYSICAL THEATRE FRIDAY 18 NOVEMBER
BODY AND ENVIRONMENT
DIRECTED BY ROB McCREDIE
Set inside a singular reworking set set up, Physique and Atmosphere options the FLING firm, made up of 11 younger performers from the Bega Valley aged 14-18.
A suspended internet of 64 interconnected shirts is manipulated by the performers to create a collection of areas; from architectural buildings to pure environments, private and non-private areas, to the unconscious inside landscapes of the thoughts. Following the cancelled 2020 touring of the work resulting from COVID, the work has been developed into a movie model.
The workshop affords a singular alternative for college students to play with concepts round dance, interactivity and design guided by artists devoted to advertise wholesome attitudes to bodily exercise, physique picture and self-belief.
2018 Australian Dance Awards winner for Excellent Achievement in Youth Dance
Appropriate Yrs 7-12
Workshop at 10.30am
Movie and Q&A at 12.30pm
(the movie will even be introduced at 7.30pm)
Movie and Workshop Bundle $18 per pupil and extra lecturers (free for supervising instructor)
Movie solely $12 per pupil and extra lecturers (free for supervising instructor)
Photograph credit score: Andrew Norman