New Breed 2017

20 November — 9 December 2017


In 2017 Sydney Dance Company and Carriageworks continue their commitment to emerging choreographers and present the next edition of New Breed.

Showcasing a rich diversity of choreographic ideas, an incredibly talented group of choreographers – Melanie Lane, Tyrone Robinson, Petros Treklis, Cass Mortimer Eipper and Nelson Earl – will create brand new pieces on members of Sydney Dance Company.

Don’t miss this limited season of raw talent and fresh ideas from some of Australia’s most exciting dance creators.

“★★★★ Nothing short of spectacular.” – The Music

“★★★★ Boundaries are not only pushed, they’re bent, buckled and broken.” – Limelight Magazine

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Warning: This production includes haze, strobe lighting, coarse language, partial nudity and sexual references. 

Date and Times

30 Nov – 9 Dec
Carriageworks, Sydney


Choreographer: Melanie Lane
Music: Original composition by Clark
Costume Realisation: Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Design: Verity Hampton

Choreographer: Tyrone Robinson
Music: LSDXOXO, Arca
Lighting Design: Verity Hampson

The Art of Letting Go
Choreographer: Petros Treklis
Music: Rachmaninoff & Prokofiev: Cello Sonatas performed by Yo-Yo Ma & Emanuel Ax
Costume Realisation: Wendy James
Lighting Design: Verity Hampton

Bell Jar
Choreographers: Nelson Earl, Cass Mortimer Eipper
Music: Marco Cher-Gibard
Costume Design: Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Design: Verity Hampton


“★★★★ Well worth seeing… Extraordinary… powerful… memorable” – The Sydney Morning Herald

What a great night of dance: all of it brand spanking new, performed by some of the best movers on the planet and offered at $35 a ticket.” – The Australian

“★★★★ Full of a wonderful sense of adventure, but also with the choreographic and theatrical nous to pull off an eclectic and consistently satisfying night of dance.” – TimeOut