Event Spin
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Venue Northcote Town Hall, Northcote, VIC
Umbrella Event Melbourne Fringe Festival
First Date 21 September 2018
Last Date 22 September 2018
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Traditionally, the dance club is seen as a space where Deaf people do not take part in. SPIN interrogates this. SPIN is about reclaiming the dance club and the dance party as accessible, inclusive and safe spaces. SPIN shares and celebrates Deaf culture, identity and belonging. SPIN is a playful disruption of what we think we understand the dance club to be and is essentially a dance performance party that is led by Deaf hosts.
SPIN offers a pleasurable and immersive experience, combining visual and tactile elements of DJ music, sound vibration design from Russell Goldsmith, visual projections from Rhian Hinkley, dynamic dance performance and collective, ritualised movement.
SPIN was created by Deaf contemporary dancer Anna Seymour in collaboration with engagement specialist Bec Reid, DJ Callum Padgham, Deaf Hosts Luke King and Robbie Burrows and dancers Amanda Lever, Jon Clarke and Benjamin Hoopmann.

Description Source Website
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Dance
Deaf
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Anna Seymour Choreographer Director/Choreographer/Producer/Performer
Benji Hoopman Dancer
Amanda Lever Dancer
Anna Seymour Dancer
Bronwyn Pringle Lighting Designer
Bec Reid Producer Choreography Consultant/Producer
Rhian Hinkley Production Designer
Russell Goldsmith Sound Designer
Further Information http://www.annaseymour.com/portfolio/spin/
Event Identifier 153860