OUR land people stories is a new contemporary dance work showcasing the endless choreographic talents of the company and the infinite stories of Australia’s cultural heritage.

Artistic Director Stephen Page tells the story of internationally acclaimed visual artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu from North East Arnhem Land. This piece draws inspiration from her incredible life story and paintings.

Jasmin Sheppard’s Macq (first performed in 2013 during Dance Clan 3) is brought to the main stage, exploring the 1816 March of Macquarie – a historical chapter that decimated Sydney’s Aboriginal community.

Daniel Riley and Beau Dean Riley Smith create Miyagan, a poignant dance story mapping their cultural heritage in a discovery of their family background on Wiradjuri country in New South Wales.

The dancers’ artistry, athleticism and authenticity drive the company’s reputation as one of Australia’s most loved ensembles. Join them in 2016 as they pass their message stick on to you.

Presented by: Perth Theatre Trust and Bangarra Dance Theatre

When

This event has already happened. Visit our See & Do page to see what other events are coming up.

Where

State Theatre Centre of WA

Perth Cultural Centre, 174 - 176 William Street, Perth WA 6000

Show map
Get directions

You might also like

Photograph of First National artist Julie Dowling
Date
Location
Perth Cultural Centre

WA Now: Julie Dowling - Babanyu

In her words, culture and language are ‘Babanyu’ – friends for life.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • historical
  • family-children
Image of two paintings side by side, one a painting of an Asian man sitting in an orange chair wearing a robe the other of an Asian woman sitting in a blue chair in her pyjamas.
Date
Location
Perth Cultural Centre

Year 12 Perspectives 2017

This year's exhibition will showcase 55 works from students from across Western Australia.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn