Austinmer Dance Theatre brings together two of the contemporary dance world’s major choreographic forces in a daring new production, T W O at the 2017 Adelaide Fringe for three performances from 16 March.
T W O is a double bill of contemporary dance created exclusively for the company by internationally renowned choreographers Sagi Gross (Corners) and Maurice Causey (Seeing The Light). Exploring the unique relationships between bodies, and the connection between individuals and their audience. Movement is directed by feeling and energy rather than a physical state, offering a T W O way relationship between viewer and performer.
Sagi Gross has won five scholarships for both choreography and dancing from the American-Israel Sharet Foundation and his pieces have been performed globally including South Korea, England, Belgium, Germany and France. As a dancer Sagi has performed with the Bat Dor Dance Company, and both The Israeli and Netherlands Opera Houses.
Maurice Causey has held both Principal and Dancer roles with such esteemed companies as The Frankfurt Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, The Cleveland Ballet, The Pennsylvania Ballet and The Gottenburg Ballet in Sweden and has been Ballet Master for both the Royal Swedish Ballet and The Netherlands Dance Theatre. Maurice visits Australia on an annual basis to exclusively to work with the Austinmer Dance Theatre and has created three pieces for the company over the last four years.
Both of the works feature company dancers: Adrian Stoll, Carien McKerrell, Carina Serray, Chloe Carrett, Demi Martin, Jack Tuckerman, Madi High, Maddy Backen, Michaela Neto, Rhiannon Davies, Kate Moore and Saraphina Irvin.
Austinmer Dance Theatre is a part-time professional company for 17-25 year old Contemporary Dancers. The primary objective of this young company being to bridge the gap between full-time training, tertiary education and a professional dance career.
T W O
Carclew Ballroom at Carclew, 11 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide
Season: 16 – 18 March 2017
For more information, visit: www.austinmerdancetheatre.com for details.
Image: Austinmer Dance Theatre presents T W O (supplied)