Dress warmly. You won’t be sitting. Don’t get too close to the edges.

WHAT Two new, site-specific, contemporary dance works featuring young dancers as a part of the Frankston Anywhere Festival

WHEN August 21st and 22nd 2015, 7:30pm

WHERE Secret Frankston location to be revealed

Frankston Arts Centre brings together Melbourne’s pre-professional dance company Yellow Wheel and new Frankston youth dance company LYDT for a new season of contemporary dance.

After last year’s collaboration with Chunky Move and Yellow Wheel to present It Sounds Silly, this year’s season will feature a double-bill of works in a secret, site- specific location.

The works will be performed as a part of the Anywhere Festival for two performances only, August 21st and 22nd at 7:30pm.

Yellow Wheel Company Manager and choreographer Joshua Lowe has been working on The Golden Age with his cast of dancers, aged 13 to 25. The work examines how we attribute value and comments on the ravaging of natural resources for our own gain. Lowe is also the Artistic Director of Hobart’s youth dance company DRILL and is nationally recognised as a leader in youth dance practice.

Choreographer Ru Atma in collaboration with RAWcollective will present In Transit, which takes the audience into the world of an airport, meeting a myriad of characters in the sterile landscape of undefined culture. Atma and RAWcollective will be familiar to Frankston audiences, with their most recent season, Brain Fog, premiering in May this year.

Most exciting about this season is the secret, site-specific venue, to be revealed just before the season.

“It’s the furthest thing from a traditional theatre venue,” says choreographer, Lowe. “Audiences will have a very different experience, as both the space and the works ask them to make decisions about how they view it. The structure of the space has also given us some really exciting things to play with choreographically.”

Audiences can expect two very different works, with all the intensity and energy that a large cast of young dancers can muster.

Tickets to the season are free, but booking is recommended to avoid missing out and to receive a notification when the venue is announced. For more information and to book, simply head to www.anywherefest.com/event/golden-age.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Joshua Lowe (Producer/Choreographer) 0408 660 748 josh@yellowwheel.com.au

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Attached images available for use. Images by Gracie-Lee Thorpe.
A photo opportunity at rehearsals or performances can be arranged.

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