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WE ARE HERE COMPANY
DIRECTED BY EMMA SAUNDERS
RADICAL TRANSPARENCY is a new rollicking one of a kind work by the WE ARE HERE Company exploring the intersection between honesty and artifice, wild and tame, light and dark, process and performance, raw and manufactured, and how on earth in this day and age we are going to present new dance work that is sustainable, wild, buoyant and afloat while it feels like everything is sinking.
The We Are Here Company holds artistry, performative range and collaboration in its work, contributing and redefining the current look, approach and style of Australian contemporary dance. The We Are Here Company is a new, breakthrough contemporary dance company like no other. It comprises of powerful performers (aged 20-30 yrs) who are open minded, able to dance with ‘heart’ and exhibit performative and choreographic potential.
At its helm is the formidable and award winning artist Emma Saunders. From directing the highly successful ENCOUNTER season, commissioned and produced by FORM Dance Projects, presented by Sydney Festival 2020 to the We Are Here Company, Emma brings her wealth of dance experience, energy and generosity.
GABRIELA GREEN OLEA
COLLABORATING OUTSIDE EYE
RIVERSIDE THEATRES PARRAMATTA
18 MARCH, 8.00PM
19 MARCH, 8:00PM – Livestreamed
Show Running Time: 60 Minutes
*Booking fees apply
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For students years 8-12
This 1-hour workshop will reflect the working style of how the company works in the studio including warm ups, reworked Year-8 drama games turned into tricky dancing scores, improvisational and choreographic tasks that help develop and broaden dancing processes, followed by a series of performative tasks.
FRIDAY 18 March
10.30AM Matinee Performance and Q&A (Lennox Theatre, Riverside)
12.30PM WORKSHOP Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Student: $29 & additional teachers (supervising teacher free)
Student: $23 (matinee only)
Education Bookings: CLOSED
This work is supported and presented by FORM Dance Projects at Riverside Theatres. Emma Saunders was the recipient of a Bursary from Critical Path, which contributed to the development of this work as part of March Dance supported by The City of Sydney and the Keir Foundation.