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Dance performance

Connecting Stories: Generations

Daily from Saturday 25 June until Sunday 26 June 2022
YGen to IGen Across Borders

A YGen to IGen Across Borders project by Newcastle’s Catapult Choreographic Hub, Canberra’s Australian Dance Party and QL2 Dance. This free performance explores generations and identity inspired by Shakespeare to Winehouse: Icons from the National Portrait Gallery, London.

QL2 Dance - Fame

Annaliese Bennett, Charlie Thomson, Chloe Curtis, Dominic Melano, Ella Packham, Ellianna Flood, Emily Smith, Evie Blain, Félix Groves, Isabelle Posterino Bell, Isabella Toth, Jemma Farrall, Keira du Fresne, Lennox Dove, Léo Groves, Lucia Morabito, Maja Sejersen, Maya Farrall, Maya Wille-Bellchambers, Natalie Hardy, Olivia Tonna, Orlando Dove, Reuben Reynolds, Siobhan Dockray, Sitti Aisha Ahmad, Toby Eaton.

Quantum Leap ensemble and Flipside Project - Identity

Akira Byrne, Arshiya Abhishree, Cassidy Thomson, Danny Riley, Jahna Lugnan, Julia Villaflor, Magnus Meagher, Mia Canton, Penny Amoore.

Emma Boertje, Emma Taoho, Hannah ONeill, Imala Cush, Meghann Burton, Niamh Cush, Nina Brazil, Sophie Conway, Vivelle Kenzler.

Phuttiteela (Nana) Vanichayangkuranont, Chunhakarn (Memey) Kengkarnpanich, Sarocha (Pin) Longdaeng Changatewong, Napatsorn (Earn) Kittivirayanon.

Australian Dance Party and Catapult Dance - Innovation

Ashlee Bye, Ryan Stone, Yolanda Lowatta.

Craig Bary, Mikayla Nangle, Gabriel Sinclair.

ACT Government, Australian Dance Party, QL2 Dance, Catapult Choreographic Hub

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William Shakespeare, c. 1600-1610  associated with John Taylor
William Shakespeare, c. 1600-1610  associated with John Taylor
William Shakespeare, c. 1600-1610  associated with John Taylor
William Shakespeare, c. 1600-1610  associated with John Taylor

Shakespeare to Winehouse

Icons from the National Portrait Gallery, London

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