Art of Dance

Bangarra Dance Theatre is one of the most unique and innovative dance companies in Australia. This week, Lizzy gets a behind the scenes look at their amazing shows with some of the talented First Nations Australians at the Sydney Opera House!

In addition to celebrating living traditions at least 40,000 years old, Bangarra continues to explore the lives and attitudes of Indigenous Australians today, as well as giving voice to social and political issues that affect us all.

By blending traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture with international contemporary dance, Bangarra has created a uniquely Australian dance language which has thrilled audiences across the country and beyond with electric, startling and inherently spiritual dance works of immense theatrical presence.

Bangarra’s influence continues to resonate throughout the world, with the company earning a prominent place on the international touring circuit. At the heart of Bangarra’s uniqueness is the company’s vision and commitment to a theatrical style that remains true to the Indigenous spirit.

Waru – Journey of the small turtleis an interactive and immersive introduction to Torres Strait Islander culture and dance for 3 to 7-year-olds. It’s Bangarra’s first work dedicated for children, and runs from September 27th until October 14th at Bangarra’s newly renovated home in Walsh Bay.

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Bangarra Dance Theatre