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28–30 July 2022

Come, come with us to Kati Thanda—Lake Eyre.

Where the cracked salt blinds and the silence deafens.

Where the long shadows sweep towards the horizon, waiting for the deluge.

Come with us to Country.

Bangarra’s award-winning Terrain returns for a 10th Anniversary Tour of Australia in 2022. Choreographed by Frances Rings, Terrain is a breathtaking exploration of our largest salt lake. The nine-part performance evokes the power of body and land converging to bring spirit to place. Stand with us and feel the ancestral ties that bind people to Country: a rich cultural spine stretching through the generations. Watch the waters rise and fall as we reconnect with the energy of land and the resilient spirit of the people who care for its future. Featuring David Page’s irrepressible score, Terrain is an iconic work. The textures of Kati Thanda take shape in Jacob Nash’s sets, Jennifer Irwin’s costumes and lighting by Karen Norris. As Cultural Consultant, Arabunna Elder Reginald Dodd shared with Bangarra his role in caring for the land, waters and precious cultural resources of the region. “Breathtaking…even mindblowing.” — The Australian “Mesmerising … Frances Rings has made a work that is powerful as well as entertaining.” — Dance Australia “65 minutes of astonishing power and engagement.” — ABC Radio National Bangarra is proud to offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members discounted tickets to Terrain. Please contact our Box Office on 02 6275 2700 to book.

Show details:

Synopsis

28–30 July 2022

Come, come with us to Kati Thanda—Lake Eyre.

Where the cracked salt blinds and the silence deafens.

Where the long shadows sweep towards the horizon, waiting for the deluge.

Come with us to Country.

Bangarra’s award-winning Terrain returns for a 10th Anniversary Tour of Australia in 2022.

Choreographed by Frances Rings, Terrain is a breathtaking exploration of our largest salt lake. The nine-part performance evokes the power of body and land converging to bring spirit to place.

Stand with us and feel the ancestral ties that bind people to Country: a rich cultural spine stretching through the generations. Watch the waters rise and fall as we reconnect with the energy of land and the resilient spirit of the people who care for its future.

Featuring David Page’s irrepressible score, Terrain is an iconic work. The textures of Kati Thanda take shape in Jacob Nash’s sets, Jennifer Irwin’s costumes and lighting by Karen Norris. As Cultural Consultant, Arabunna Elder Reginald Dodd shared with Bangarra his role in caring for the land, waters and precious cultural resources of the region.

“Breathtaking…even mindblowing.” — The Australian

“Mesmerising … Frances Rings has made a work that is powerful as well as entertaining.” — Dance Australia

“65 minutes of astonishing power and engagement.” — ABC Radio National

Bangarra is proud to offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members discounted tickets to Terrain. Please contact our Box Office on 02 6275 2700 to book.

Dates

Thursday 28 July, 7.30pm (Opening)

Friday 29 July, 7.30pm

Saturday 30 July, 1.30pm & 7.30pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre & Bangarra Dance Theatre

CATEGORY:
Dance

DURATION:
Approximately 60 minutes. Please note there is a lockout. Patrons will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains elevated sound levels, partial nudity, strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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Additional Information:
Concession prices not available for all shows. Where Concession prices are listed, proof of eligibility for Concession must be presented to Canberra Ticketing staff upon collection of tickets or full price may be charged. Eligible Concession may include Pensioner, Full Time Student, Seniors, Unemployed, Under 27 or Child (15 years and under) and are at the discretion of the show. Not all types of Concessions may apply for the show you have selected.

COVID-19 SAFETY

At Canberra Theatre Centre, your safety is our priority.

Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

What else are we doing to keep you safe?

We are taking every precaution to make theatre attendance safe, find out how here.

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Please be aware that the Canberra Theatre Centre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the event.

Please read about our stance on scalping here.

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