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.
Mesmerising dance, hypnotic music and stunning staging. - The Daily Telegraph
*Please note: A lockout policy applies for this performance so please ensure you arrive early to secure your seats.
Empire Cardholder $42.00
Child U18yrs $20.00
Youth U25yrs $25.00
Groups 6+ $44.00ea
Contains haze, theatrical smoke and live non-hazardous smoke effects.
Approximately 1 hour 55 minutes including a 20 minute interval