Australian Dance Party | Lake March
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Lake March

What

‘Lake March’ is a spontaneous dance and music performance unfolding along the pathways of Lakes Burley Griffin, Ginninderra and Tuggeranong across two weekends in August. Families, friends and exercise buffs of all ages flocking to the Lake to fill up on nature, gossip and sweat will unsuspectingly be treated to an artistic happening, a shared moment of surprise, reflection and joy.

 

Along the water’s edge, eight dancers continuously move in a spatially distanced procession to live musical accompaniment honouring these watery spaces as places of connection, reflection and for some, trauma.

 

Ignited by the turbulent context we are experiencing globally in 2020, the artists draw on notions of absence – of human-to-human touch, of a just and stable world, of collective joy – experiences for which we yearn.

 

Bookings essential to keep to COVID safe numbers. Please book here

 



THE NELKEN LINE

World famous director, Pina Bausch’s ‘The Nelken Line’ is currently being performed by citizens across the globe, uniting communities amidst the covid-19 pandemic. We invite you to get involved and participate in ‘The Nelken Line’ on Sunday 16th August, to be videoed and shared with the international community on the Pina Bausch Foundation website here.

 

Join us and dance in ‘The Nelken Line’!

1. Learn the choreography online here
2. Register by choosing a ‘Join the Nelken Line‘ ticket so we know you are participating in the filming on the 16th August. Eventbrite registration (limited to 40 participants, so get it quick!).

With thanks to the Pina Bausch Foundation for this initiative connecting global citezins in solidarity through dance during covid-19.

‘Lake March’ is presented by the Where You Are Festival with the support of the ACT Government. With thanks to the support of arts ACT, QL2 Dance, Lorna Sim, Maxim Chartered Accountants, All Insure and Michael Whaites.

 

Artists

Choreographer/Performer – Alison Plevey. Assistant Choreographer - Alana Stenning. Dance Artists - Olivia Fyfe, Ryan Stone, Jake Silvestro, Jacqui Simmonds, Ashlee Bye, Philip Piggin and Liz Lea. Musicians – Michael Liu (Violin) and Alex Voorhoeve (Cello). Community participants

Details

LAKE MARCH: ∙15th August at Lake Burley Griffin 11:15am & 12:30pm. ∙Sunday 16th August at Lake Burley Griffin 11:15am. ∙Saturday 22nd August at Lake Ginninderra at 11:15am & 12:30pm. ∙Sunday 23rd August at Lake Tuggeranong at 11:15am & 12:30pm. NELKEN LINE: ∙Sunday 16th August at Lake Burley Griffin at 12:30pm.

Photography

Lorna Sim

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