OUR land people stories (Toowoomba)

Bangarra Dance Theatre

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Mesmerising dance, hypnotic music and stunning staging
The Daily Telegraph

The Empire Theatres Toowoomba presents Bangarra Dance Theatres OUR land people stories.

Bangarra is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation and one of Australia’s leading performing arts companies. Authentic storytelling, outstanding technique and deeply moving performances are Bangarra’s unique signature.

OUR land people stories is an outstanding performance showcasing superb dancing, great artistry and engaging storytelling through some breathtaking choreography and gorgeous design.

OUR land people stories is a triple bill featuring three personal and profound works by Bangarra Dance Theatre. Nyapanyapa, by Bangarra’s Artistic Director Stephen Page, is inspired by the beautifully textured paintings of Yirrkala artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. The kinship systems of Wiradjuri country are explored by dancers Beau Dean Riley Smith and Daniel Riley in Miyagan, and the true history of Sydney is uncovered in Macq by Jasmin Sheppard, which examines the two sides to Governor Macquarie.

Bangarra’s dance technique is forged from over 65,000 years of culture, embodied with contemporary movement. The company are internationally acclaimed for their powerful dance language, distinctive theatrical voice and striking soundscapes, music and design.

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Show Details

Type

excursion

Year Level Suitability

7-9 to 10-12

Curriculum area

The Arts - Dance, The Arts - Drama, The Arts - Media Arts, The Arts - Visual Arts, History

Themes

Artform

Dance, Drama, Live Music, Music Theatre, Physical Theatre

Duration

1 hour 55 minutes including a 20 minute interval

Cost

Child U18yrs $20.00 Youth U25yrs $25.00 Groups 6+ $44.00ea

Venue

Empire Theatre (Toowoomba, QLD)

School Term:
Term 1

Availability

Saturday 17 February, 7.30pm

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