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from the artistic director
We had a brilliant success with Guttered in the Adelaide Festival. I thought you might like to read some of the brilliant reviews that the show received.

Now we are focused on raising funds to Keep Restless Dancing. If we can raise $50,000 by the end of May then Creative Partnerships Australia will match it with another $50,000.

We also have a Behind The Scenes Showing of Guttered at our centre in Gilles Street in the City. Please do come along. The details are below.
Thank you.
Michelle Ryan Artistic Director


Keep Restless Dancing


and Keep Restless Dancing

Photography: Shane Reid

Help us raise $50,000
If the company can raise $50,000 by May 30 2021, the Federal Government through the Creative Partnerships Australia Plus 1 program, will match it to contribute to Restless’ operational funding in 2022. At present the company’s operational funding ceases at the end of 2021.

The fundraiser follows on from the sell-out success of Restless’ 2021 Adelaide Festival production, Guttered, which will tour to the eastern states in 2022.

Restless Artistic Director Michelle Ryan said, ‘In this fundraiser every donated dollar becomes two. Donations above $2.00 are tax-deductible and all will have a huge impact on our future. Restless is now in its 30th year producing unexpectedly real dance theatre that is collaboratively devised, inclusive and informed by disability.

‘We regularly collaborate with some of the industry’s most renowned choreographers, companies and artists to create performance work that is presented at festivals and venues around Australia and internationally. Our body of work creates pathways for our artists to pursue a professional career in dance.’


Restless Dance Theatre Behind The Scenes Showing of Guttered

Photography: Shane Reid

Presented by the City of Adelaide, Restless Dance Theatre invites you and a guest to come behind the scenes with Artistic Director Michelle Ryan, as she takes you through the creative process of our latest work, Guttered.

Spend the afternoon at the Restless studios, meet the dancers and hear from the creative team behind the work, and experience excerpts from the performance Guttered.

Friday 30 April 2021
2.20 pm – 3.30 pm
Restless Dance Theatre, 195 Gilles Street, Adelaide


Brilliant success for Guttered!

Photography: Roy Vandervegt

Rave Reviews
Michelle Ryan’s new show Guttered was a smash hit in the 2021 Adelaide Festival. The show sold out and received rave reviews:

beautifully executed… an important piece of theatrical dance in this year’s theatre line-up  Glam Adelaide

humorous, whimsical, and intelligent …a wholly enveloping experience… a poignant feast of the senses… an engaging, unique dance performance and immersive experience.   HiFiWay Live

affirming and assertive, and an absolute delight.   The Advertiser

an extremely clever piece of theatre and quite mesmerising for the hour-long performance. Stage Whispers

full of colour and movement and delightful moments… the bowling alley is an inspired and engaging setting InDaily

This work is so dense that it would take several viewings to take it all in… I strongly urge you not to miss it  Broadway World

deceptively simple, and entirely compelling   The Conversation

sudden jolt of raw energy that feels like a celebration of life itself    The Saturday Paper


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