Event Sutra
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Venue Playhouse, South Bank, QLD
Umbrella Event Brisbane Festival 2010
First Date 8 September 2010
Opening Date 8 September 2010
Last Date 11 September 2010
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Based on the rituals and traditions of Buddhist Shaolin monks, Sutra is a breathtaking contemporary movement piece using a stark, evolving stage design of wooden boxes, which is manipulated with athletic and artistic perfection by 17 Warrior Monks of the Shaolin Temple and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui who perform this piece.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Dance
Name Function Notes
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoul Choreographer
Szymon Brzóska Composer
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoul Dancer
Antony Gormley Designer
Text Nationality China
Production Nationality Belgium
Further Information Performed with monks from the Shaolin Temple. Australian Premiere.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Brisbane Festival
Event Identifier 84735