26 – 29 MAY
*THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE PROCEEDING AS SCHEDULED. WE ARE CURRENTLY CONTACTING TICKET BUYERS WITH MORE INFORMATION.*
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 RED 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.
CONCEPT, DIRECTION, AND CHOREOGRAPHY /
Amber Haines and Kyle Page
SOUND DESIGNER AND COMPOSITION /
Ellen Arkbro with Alisdair Macindoe
LIGHTING DESIGN /
COSTUME DESIGN /
INFLATABLE SET DESIGN /
Sara Black and James O’Hara
Event & ticketing details
Recommended for Ages 16+
CONTENT WARNINGS /
Contains nudity, themes of death, theatrical lighting, and haze.
LOCKOUT POLICY /
We encourage patrons to arrive on site early. Due to the nature of the work, a strict lockout policy applies. Patrons arriving late cannot be admitted once the performance has commenced.
YOUR VISIT /
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