photography: Seoul Street Arts Festival
Intimate Space was remounted at the Seoul Street Arts Festival in South Korea in October 2019. The production was presented in the New Seoul Hotel. The season was again sold out. This was the company’s first major overseas festival performance.
photography: REGIS LANSAC
Zizanie was a hit at the Adelaide Festival!
Restless premieried Zizanie directed by Meryl Tankard in the Space Theatre to critical acclaim:
photography: Natalie Rapisarda
Intimate Space was remounted at the *Bleach Festival as part of Festival 18 – the Commonwealth Games Arts and Cultural Program. The production was presented in the Hilton Surfers Paradise hotel. The season was again sold out.
photography: Shane Reid
Restless Dance was commissioned by the Adelaide Film Festival to develop a 10 minute introductory dance sequence for Creating the Spectacle, a work featuring UK artist Sue Austin performing in her adapted underwater wheelchair. The work was performed over two nights at the North Adelaide Aquatic Centre.
photography: Shane Reid
Intimate Space is a series of experiential site-specific solo and duet works of dance theatre presented within a hotel.
“Brilliant theatrical ideas don’t always translate into successful
performance. Intimate Space does.”
– The Australian
“By turns tender and provocative, Intimate Space invites us to contemplate questions of public and private activity in a work that is insightful, touching and compelling.”
– Arts Hub
“Each vignette is a moving experience, some poignant, some comical but with a deeper meaning underneath…a remarkable work”
– Broadway Now
“Intimate Space is exquisite, daring, compelling, profound, thrilling, funny, cheeky and sweet.”
– The Advertiser
Restless Dance Theatre presented debut 5: the dancers direct, a season of five stunning and diverse short works of dance theatre directed by dancers from the restless Youth and Senior ensembles.
Integrating dancers with and without disability, debut 5: the dancers direct showcased the new wave of “makers” within the Youth and Senior ensembles. Working under the guidance of professional mentors, the emerging directors unleashed their individual choreographic voices.
photography: Shane Reid. L to R: Jesse Rochow & Jianna Georgiou
In The Balance was presented as part of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival at the Dunstan Playhouse with The Audreys playing live.
In the Balance explored the intricacies of how people behave and interact at a party.
We stumble, bounce and back flip on the awkward jorneys we make to become who we are. We are in the balance and realise our dreams when we party on the dance floor with a no fear attitude.
photography: Andy Rasheed. L to R: Chris Dyke and Lorcan Hopper
photography: Andy Rasheed. L to R: Kym Mackenzie and Dana Nance
photography: Shane Reid. L to R: Andrew Pandos and Jesse Rochow
Naturally – was a double bill of:
directed by Emma Stokes with the Senior Ensemble both works grow out of the interests and concerns of the participants and spring from the work that they have been exploring around relationships.