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DANCENORTH AUSTRALIA

THU-SAT | 8pm
OCTOBER 26-28, 2017
Lincoln Hall, Portland State University



“Attractor channels a sense of frenzied possession….the dancers are brilliant.” - Dance Australia


PRESENTS WHITE BIRD UNCAGED 2017-18

ATTRACTOR
Running time 60 minutes– No Intermission

Featuring Senyawa from Indonesia– Spectacular World-Famous Javanese Duo

Read Oregon Arts Watch Review HERE.

BE PART OF THE ACTION!
Each night 20 pre-selected ticket-buying audience members will join the dancers on stage for the last 15 minutes to perform very simply moves. No dance experience necessary. Don’t miss a really fun and exciting opportunity to join in in this spectacular show with live music. For further information and to sign up, contact Chelsea Bushnell right away, chelsea@whitebird.org.

Partnering with Dancenorth Australia, in Queensland near the Great Barrier Reef, acclaimed choreographers Lucy Guerin and Gideon Obarzanek (Chunky Move Founder) have created Attractor, a unique, ecstatic music/dance ritual for nonbelievers. Indonesian music duo Senyawa will perform live, propelling the exceptional dancers into wild physical abandonment and ecstatic release that transmits to the audience as a visceral empathic experience.

 

Sponsored By: NANCY & GEORGE THORN 

 

Talking points:

-Part of the inspiration for Attractor was the Javanese tradition of entering a trance-like state through music and dance
-Senyawa is an Indonesian music duo made up of Rully Shabara and Wukir Suryadi
-Gideon Obarzanek was a founding member of Chunky Move
-Attractor is a dance and music ritual made for nonbelievers
-Dancenorth Australia was created when Ann Roberts placed $100 on the table during a public meeting because she was tired of seeing talented dancers go abroad and south to pursue their careers

DANCENORTH AUSTRALIA
http://www.dancenorth.com.au
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Venue

Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 SW Park Ave
Portland, 97201 United States
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