Bangarra Dance Theatre

Spirit • Nyapanyapa

8:00 pm

November 2019

  1. Nov 15 2019
    Friday

    8:00pm

  2. Nov 16 2019
    Saturday

    8:00pm

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© Vishal Pandey
Indigenous arts Dance Contemporary Storytelling
"Bangarra dance is a triumph" Herald Sun

Bangarra Dance Theatre is one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance companies, admired worldwide for their moving performances, distinctive voice, visually arresting productions, and authentic story-telling. Led by Artistic Director Stephen Page, Bangarra’s unique dance technique is forged from over 65,000 years of culture, embodied with contemporary movement. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, the company presents a program showcasing the best of its internationally acclaimed repertoire with Spirit, and Page’s Nyapanyapa, inspired by the life story of Yirrkala artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu and her beautifully textured paintings.

Note: smoke machine, partial nudity

Performance is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes with no intermission.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Nov 11
Nov 12
Nov 13
Nov 14
Nov 15
  • 8:00 PM
Nov 16
  • 8:00 PM
Nov 17
video: Bangarra Dance Theatre
Bangarra Dance Theatre
© Vishal Pandey
© Edward Mulvihill
© Jhun Boy Borja
Elma Kris © Edward Mulvihill
Women Ensemble © Edward Mulvihill
© Susannah Wimberley
© Zan Wimberley
Tara Robertson, TaraGower, Jasmin Sheppard © Zan Wimberley

Artists

  • Artistic Director Stephen Page
  • Spirit CHOREOGRAPHY: Stephen Page and Bernadette Walong-Sene
    TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND CHOREOGRAPHY: Djakapurra Munyarryun
    MUSIC: David Page and Steve Francis
    COSTUMES: Jennifer Irwin
    LIGHTING: Nick Schlieper, Karen Norris, Joseph Mercurio, Matt Cox
  • Nyapanyapa CHOREOGRAPHY: Stephen Page
    MUSIC: Steve Francis
    COSTUMES DESIGN: Jennifer Irwin
    LIGHTING: Matt Cox
    CULTURAL CONSULTANT: Nyapanyapa Yunupingu
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