Event Mortal Engine
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Venue The Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
Umbrella Event Edinburgh International Festival
First Date 17 August 2008
Opening Date 17 August 2008
Last Date 19 August 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description In Mortal Engine, the limits of the human body are an illusion. Emanating from within, crackling light and staining shadows represent the most perfect or sinister of souls. Drawing on the kinetics of the interior, enveloping lasers and movement responsive video projections paint an ever-shifting shimmering world. Within this visually spinning, humming and oozing environment , dancers fluidly exchange and combine form with light around them in a constant state of becoming. Witnessing moments of exquisite cosmological perfection, or grotesque evolutionary accidents of existence, we are ceaseles
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Multimedia
Name Function Notes
Gideon Obarzanek Choreographer
Ben Frost Composer
Paula Levis Costume Designer
Kristy Ayre Dancer
Sara Black Dancer
Amber Haines Dancer
Antony Hamilton Dancer
Lee Serle Dancer
Charmene Yap Dancer
Frieder Weiss Designer Interactive System Design
Gideon Obarzanek Director
Rachael Azzopardi Executive Producer
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
Richard Dinnen Production Manager
Richard Dinnen Set Designer
Gideon Obarzanek Set Designer
Robin Fox Sound Designer Laser Artist
Lydia Techenne Stage Manager
Nick Roux Technician Technical Operator
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web Chunky Move website
Event Identifier 76338