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School Matinees

School matinees connect school students to the dancers, choreographers, artistic collaborators, and other behind the scenes show secrets.

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Sydney Dance Company’s school matinees connect school students to the dancers, choreographers, artistic collaborators, and other behind the scenes show secrets. We share our cutting edge contemporary dance performances with school audiences in a specially designed program that includes a range of activities including pre-show talks, demonstrations and interviews about the performance.

Each school matinee is accompanied by a curriculum relevant resource pack. These are available for free to teachers who book a group of students to watch the show (matinees or evening performances).

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In 2017 Sydney Dance Company will premiere Antony Hamilton’s Crazy Times, commissioned specifically for primary school audiences.

14 – 17 Mar 2017, Sydney Opera House

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Through the generous support of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, this production is also available for in-school performances in Western Sydney from 20 March to 7 April.

Please email education@sydneydancecompany.com to enquire about subsidised performances.

Secondary students will be enlightened to the process Sydney Dance Company professional dancers undertake to develop and create a brand new work based on stimuli and creative tasks set by Artistic Director, Rafael Bonachela.

In a specially designed and extended matinee program, students experience talks and demonstrations from members of the creative and performance teams. Highlighting the types of choreographic tools and performance elements utilised in the creation of Sydney Dance Company’s contemporary dance works.

Each secondary school matinee is accompanied by a free curriculum relevant resource pack. Students and teachers will have access to information such as: the theme and or stimulus for the work, use of space, time, dynamics and creative tasks for students to try in the classroom.

 

UPCOMING MATINEES

Orb (Year 7 – 12)
Ocho by Rafael Bonachela
Full Moon by Cheng Tsung-lung

12 May, Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney – 12:00pm-2:00pm – ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED

Tickets: $28 per student, 1 complimentary teacher per 20 students. Extra teachers at student ticket price.

19 May, Arts Centre Melbourne – 12:00pm – 2:00pm – ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED
26 May, Canberra Theatre Centre – 12:00pm – 2:00pm

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Frame of Mind (Year 7 – 12)
Frame of Mind by Rafael Bonachela
Wildebeest by Gabrielle Nankivell

18 August, Adelaide Festival Centre

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2 One Another
By Rafael Bonachela

13 October, Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney

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