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CREDITS

Director
Joshua Lowe

Performers
Aeden McCarthy, Alison Palmer, Archie Stevenson, Ayame Ochi, Ayla-Sade Seaman, Bianca Weir, Chloe Hansson, Dayna Tyler, Ella Martin, Ella Taylor, Emilie Butler, Erica Campbell-Graham, Eshe Linnell, Evelyn Bryan, George Vaughan, Hannah Vermeulen, Jarrod Pearson, Joshua McKinnon, Josie Bradshaw, Kaani Booth, Katelynn Curtis, Katie Palmer, Lana Lester-Thomas, Leah McCarthy, Mae Ganambarr, Margaret Lawrence, Sammie Lester, Shaniah Weir, Sophia Matelli, Tiarna Bakowski, Zoe Chilcott & Zoe Harrison.

APRIL 28TH, 5PM
UPPER DOMAIN ROAD RESERVOIRS, HOBART

Our three-part season, Nothing/Something/Everything, was an exercise in risk and experimentation, as our young company members explored the possibilities of improvisational dance practice. Each work had its own unique focus, with Nothing perhaps the most daunting. After removing the lights, costume and most importantly the music, the dancers were left with nothing to compel them or hide behind other than their own bodies and their own decisions.

For the uninitiated, an improvised performance means literally everything you see is made up on the spot. Nothing had been rehearsed or planned. The dancers used their skills and connection with one another to make decisions about how and where they moved.

"Tonight’s performance may fail. It may have moments that are awkward, or boring. But it may also have moments of surprise and beauty, that are intriguing or insightful. What you see, another person may not. What they enjoy, you may not. All of this is what makes this performance idea so interesting."

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CREDITS

Director
Joshua Lowe

Collaborators
Angela Barnard, Caitlin Comerford & Gabriel Comerford.

Performers
Aeden McCarthy, Alison Palmer, Ayame Ochi, Ayla-Sade Seaman, Belle Hilder, Bianca Weir, Chloe Hansson, Cooper Orchard-Skey, Dayna Tyler, Ebony Nichols, Ella Martin, Ella Taylor, Emillie Butler, Emily Heathcote, Erica Campbell-Graham, Eshe Linnell, Evelyn Bryan, Gabby Martin, George Vaughan, Hannah Vermeulen, Jarrod Pearson, Jesper Harrison, Joshua McKinnon, Josie Bradshaw, Kaani Booth, Katelynn Curtis, Katie Palmer, Lana Lester-Thomas, Lawrence Ellis, Leah McCarthy, Lisa Stautmeister, Mae Ganambarr, Margaret Lawrence, Ruby Howard, Sage Price, Sammie Lester, Shaniah Weir, Tiarna Bakowski, Toby McKnight, Zoe Chilcott, Zoe Harrison & Zoe Howard.

MAY 26TH, 5PM
TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, HOBART

Our three-part season, Nothing/Something/Everything, was an exercise in risk and experimentation, as our young company members explore the possibilities of improvisational dance practice. Each work had its own unique focus, with Something asking the dancers to interact with TMAG patrons in order to form the work.

For the uninitiated, an improvised performance means everything you see is made up on the spot. While in Nothing there was no framework, for Something we built a loose structure throughout the day, which the dancers respond to. This means while the structure is set, the movement and decisions were still entirely spontaneous.

"Tonight’s performance is a biography of TMAG's central gallery, today. Almost every person that has passed through has contributed something; an idea, a suggestion, a song, a drawing, a movement, or just inspiration. If we did this work again tomorrow it would be completely different."

A massive thank you to Michael McLaughlin and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery for hosting us, and to our friends from Stompin who spent the day creating and performing with us!

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