Sydney Dance Company – ab [intra]

7 Sep — 11 Sep 2021

Roslyn Packer Theatre

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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