R Bonachela. Peter Greig

Rafael Bonachela to lead Sydney Dance Company to its 50th Anniversary

20 February 2014

We are thrilled to announce that Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela will be leading Sydney Dance Company for 5 more years, taking the Company to its 50th Anniversary.

Read more about this exciting development and Rafael’s latest work 2 in D Minor via DanceTabs here.

‘Rafael has commissioned a diverse range of artists, composers, designers, choreographers, popular singers, instrumental musicians. And for his recent work, Project Rameau, he worked side-by-side with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. What he has been able to do in these collaborative exercises is quite a feat. Each collaborator has contributed elements that have been gems in their own right, but no-one, not even the full Australian Chamber Orchestra playing onstage, has lessened the power and authority of the dancers. But then his dancers are fabulous technicians, exciting to watch and totally committed to the choreography. Bonachela has come up with a breathtaking new vision of what contemporary dance can be.’ – Michelle Potter, DanceTabs