Tickets available now for performances at Dark Mofo. mofo.net.au/program/the-dark-chorus
2016 Premiere season - Presented by Lucy Guerin Inc and Melbourne Festival
The dramatic chorus is both the voice of the people and of your most intimate thoughts, a moving sculpture of bodies and concepts made flesh. From the mind of one of Australia’s most renowned choreographers springs a commanding new work that reaches back to the roots of ancient theatre to create something entirely of the now.
A moving whispering classical chorus weaves around the outskirts of the work, growing and shrinking as the main action takes place. Shadow and illumination, the individual and the mob, the fantastic and the all-too-real – these opposites melt into each other in a compelling maelstrom of dance with an irresistible undertow.
Choreographer and Director: Lucy Guerin
Dancers: Benjamin Hancock, Stephanie Lake, Jessie Oshodi, Lilian Steiner and Tyrone Robinson
Composer: Robin Fox
Production Manager and Lighting Designer: Paul Lim
Costume Designers: Benjamin Hancock and Harriet Oxley
Chorus Costume Design and Construction: Jack Hancock
Dramaturg: Adena Jacobs
Executive Producer: Annette Vieusseux
Assistant Producer: Claire Bradley Duke
Available for national and international touring - contact Executive Producer Annette Vieusseux at email@example.com for further information.
Filmed during the world premiere season: 6 - 12 October 2016, Meat Market, Melbourne, Australia