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Dance on Film


Presented in Season 1 2011

Presented by Arts House and Reeldance

8.30pm, Wed 16 Mar
8.30pm, Thurs 17 Mar
8.30pm, Fri 18 Mar
8.30pm, Sat 19 Mar
8.30pm, Wed 23 Mar
8.30pm, Thurs 24 Mar
8.30pm, Fri 25 Mar
8.30pm, Sat 26 Mar
Location 1: Looped
Location 2: 60 minutes

Arts House
North Melbourne Town Hall
521 Queensberry St,
North Melbourne


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Over two locations at Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, ReelDance brings to Dance Massive two programs that showcase Dance on Film.

Location 1: The Foyer

The ReelDance Moving Image Collection is a unique collection and record of the Dance on Screen form by Australian artists. This collection tracks and celebrates the growth of some of the most prominent choreographers across the country, and celebrates the prolific activity of local dance on screen. This program also celebrates the collaborations with filmmakers, composers, set designers and performers including Claudia Alessi, Narelle Benjamin, Stephen Cummins, Gina Czarnecki, Brett Daffy, Sue Healey, Sandra Parker, Margie Medlin, Sam James, Sean O’Brien and Ros Warby.

Location 2: Outside Cinema

Since 2000 ReelDance as part of its biennial festival, has been running a competition for the most outstanding Australia and New Zealand dance screen works. There now exists six, one hour programs, comprising of unique dance works. These works continue to tour world wide collecting awards and high praise. As part of the 2011 Dance Massive, ReelDance is proud to present eight nights of screenings that are made up of these fabulous works. Popularity and exploration in the form can be seen by the growth of numbers of the applicants. In 2010, 159 local works applied to be part of the Awards Program. These programs celebrate the growth of the dance screen discipline, the relationship of our choreographers and their curiosity for technology as part of their work. Works by artists such as Cordelia Beresford, Gideon Obarzanek, Narelle Benjamin, Margie Medlin and Michelle Heaven

Image by – Michaela Pegum, Siobhan Murphy, Dominic Redfern