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21–22 June 2024

Sydney Dance Company momenta Choreographed by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela
momenta is a journey into the poetry and physics of human connection by celebrated choreographer Rafael Bonachela. This mesmerising piece presents a kaleidoscope of energies, capturing the essence of fleeting moments suspended between past and future, where individual trajectories collide and intertwine. momenta brims with Bonachela’s distinct style, rich with rhythmical and spatial patterning and endlessly inventive partnering. The dancers of Sydney Dance Company transcend physical limitations; exploring the full range of their bodies with grace, power and vulnerability. Each moment resonates through the space, drawing the audience into a world where raw expression meets refined technique. Through the captivating interplay of Bonachela’s signature choreographic style, Wales’ evocative soundscapes and Gadsby and Cooper’s striking designs, momenta gathers the hurtling vectors of our lives into confluence and connection. For audiences and dancers alike, it is an invitation to rejoice in the beauty and fragility of our shared humanity. Sydney Dance Company is assisted by the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body, and is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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Synopsis

21–22 June 2024

Sydney Dance Company
momenta
Choreographed by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela

momenta is a journey into the poetry and physics of human connection by celebrated choreographer Rafael Bonachela. This mesmerising piece presents a kaleidoscope of energies, capturing the essence of fleeting moments suspended between past and future, where individual trajectories collide and intertwine.

momenta brims with Bonachela’s distinct style, rich with rhythmical and spatial patterning and endlessly inventive partnering. The dancers of Sydney Dance Company transcend physical limitations; exploring the full range of their bodies with grace, power and vulnerability. Each moment resonates through the space, drawing the audience into a world where raw expression meets refined technique.

Through the captivating interplay of Bonachela’s signature choreographic style, Wales’ evocative soundscapes and Gadsby and Cooper’s striking designs, momenta gathers the hurtling vectors of our lives into confluence and connection. For audiences and dancers alike, it is an invitation to rejoice in the beauty and fragility of our shared humanity.

Sydney Dance Company is assisted by the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body, and is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

Dates & Times

Friday 21 June 2024, 7.30pm

Saturday 22 June 2024, 2pm & 7:30pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre

CATEGORY:
Dance

DURATION:
TBC

WARNINGS:
This performance may contain strobe lighting and haze effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for audiences aged 10+, or with parental discretion.

LATECOMERS:
For most performances, latecomers cannot be admitted until a break in the performance. Please allow plenty of time to cover traffic and parking delays.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Credits

Choreography: Rafael Bonachela

Music: Original Score by Nick Wales featuring Distant Light by Pēteris Vasks

Lighting Design: Damien Cooper

Set and Costume Design: Elizabeth Gadsby

Associate Designer: Emma White

 

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