Dancer. Percussionist. Rivals. A strange and mesmeric double act.

Three-time APRA Art Music Award-winning percussionist Claire Edwardes and Helpmann Award-winning dancer Richard Cilli unite their distinct virtuosic talents in an unusual presentation of how movement sounds, and how sound moves.

From formal beginnings into virtuosic performance and competitive play, Edwardes and Cilli collaborate with acclaimed director and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek and Australia’s leading electro-pop composer Paul Mac to create an intriguing display.

Set in the orthodox world of a music and dance recital, the ambiguous relationship between the two performers intensifies. The outcomes are impressive, disturbing and wildly ecstatic.

Director: Gideon Obarzanek
Performers: Richard Cilli, Claire Edwardes
Lighting Design: Bosco Shaw
Composition & Sound Design: Paul Mac, Claire Edwardes
Producer: Erin Milne (Bureau Of Works)

Presented by The SUBSTATION as part of Dance Massive 2019. Recital has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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