RED

Tens of thousands of years ago, a genetic mutation gave rise to the physical manifestation of red hair in humans. Now, like many, they are endangered.

Air is slowly emptying from a large transparent inflatable structure, ultimately sealing its inhabitants in preserved isolation.

Dancenorth uses the plight of its dancers as an allegory for a contracting world. A world where ecosystems and minorities are increasingly suffocated and silenced.

Epic and intimate, RED illuminates the universal challenge of our survival: sustaining diverse and resilient social and biological eco-systems.

Dancenorth Australia presents Heart Is a Wasteland at Malthouse Workshop.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals Inc., Brisbane Festival,  RISING, Ten Days on the Island and Stanford Live.

Key Image: Amber Haines

Malthouse Theatre is generously supported by the Sidney Myer Fund, the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative.

Partners

CONCEPT, DIRECTION, AND CHOREOGRAPHY /

Amber Haines and Kyle Page

SOUND DESIGNER AND COMPOSITION /

Ellen Arkbro with Alisdair Macindoe

LIGHTING DESIGN /

Niklas Pajanti

COSTUME DESIGN /

Harriet Oxley

INFLATABLE SET DESIGN /

David Cross

DRAMATURGY /

Gideon Obarzanek

DANCERS /

Sara Black and James O’Hara

Event & ticketing details

Dates & Times

Season Wed, 26 May – Fri, 28 May - 8pm
Matinee Sat, 29 May - 4pm, 8pm

Tickets

Full $50.00 - +BF
Concession $45.00 - +BF
Artist $43.00 - +BF

Location

The Malthouse

113 Sturt St, Southbank 3006

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Event notes

DURATION /

60 minutes.

YOUR VISIT /

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