Sydney Dance Company – ab [intra]

7 Sep — 11 Sep 2021

Roslyn Packer Theatre

Due to ongoing COVID restrictions in NSW, Sydney Dance Company have sadly cancelled the upcoming season of ab [intra] at Roslyn Packer Theatre (September 7 – 11).

While we had hoped to reschedule ab [intra] to later in the year, sadly this will not be possible. The health and safety of our customers and the wider public will always remain our number one priority. 

All ticket holders have been emailed directly with more information. If you have any questions, please email

Sydney Dance Company

ab [intra]

Rafael Bonachela’s ab [intra], acclaimed as “contemporary dance at its most evocative and beautiful” (Time Out ★★★★) returns for a very special encore season following a sell-out European tour in 2019.

ab [intra], meaning ‘from within’ in Latin is “an exploration of our primal instincts, our impulses and our visceral responses”(Rafael Bonachela).

From tenderness to turmoil, ab [intra] is a journey of intense human existence that will command your attention

The music fuses lush cello with ambient electronica and the exquisite dancers occupy a visually arresting ethereal world. This is a ferociously physical and heartfelt piece which will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.

ab [intra] “has to be seen to be believed” (The Sydney Morning Herald ★★★★). Don’t miss this electrifying journey showcasing Australia’s best contemporary dancers.

★★★★ 'Impressive athleticism and energy' - The Sydney Morning Herald
★★★★ 'Evocative and beautiful' - Time Out
★★★★½ 'Dazzling, electrifying, heartfelt' – Limelight

Choreographer: Rafael Bonachela
Composer: Nick Wales*
Lighting: Damien Cooper
Costumes and Sets: David Fleischer

*Original compositions for ab [intra] by Nick Wales

Additional Music from Klatbune by Peteris Vasks, with permission of Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd, exclusive agents for Schott Music Ltd of Mainz.

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