Event Out of Water
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Venue Io Myers Studio, Kensington, NSW
Umbrella Event Limbspeak
First Date 4 December 2008
Opening Date 4 December 2008
Last Date 4 December 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Out Of Water was originally a 40 minute work choreographed for the One Extra Company in Sydney with three performers Kristina Chan, Lina Limonsanna and Kathy Coghill. For the dancers of LINK, I have taken 10 minutes from this piece and also 5 minutes from Gossamer a work choreographed for the Sydney Dance Company's Director's Cut season in 2006. Out Of Water originally informed Gossamer, so thematically and musically there was a connection for me with these two pieces. Water was used as a metaphor in this work to represent the human unconscious. It's our essence, and where we've originated from. This unconscious and cellular memory merges with the choreography to create a sense of isolation as an individual, in relationship to the ever-continuing life force.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Cabaret
Name Function Notes
Michael Whaites Artistic Director
Narelle Benjamin Choreographer
Huey Benjamin Composer
Brodie Simpson Costume Designer
Carly Armstrong Dancer
Li-Yi Chiu Dancer (courtesy Tapei National University of Arts)
Jamie Lee Dancer
Jessica Lewis Dancer
Jehane Lindley Dancer
Kylie Murray Dancer
Rhiannon Spratling Dancer
Amy Wiseman Dancer
Mark Hardinge Lighting Designer
Romi Poosoonamy Lighting Operator
Text Nationality Australia
Event Identifier 91562