Deep Sea Dances
Rebecca JensenPresented in Season 1 2017
Presented by Arts House as part of Dance Massive
8.15pm, Wed 22 Mar
8.15pm, Thu 23 Mar
8.15pm, Fri 24 Mar
8.15pm, Sat 25 Mar
8.15pm, Sun 26 Mar
Enter via 36 Courtney St,
A whale falls to the darkest depths. Once animal, now host, its carcass slowly decays, providing sustenance to alien ecosystems. Its matter is distributed through multiple pathways, intercepting in a spontaneous unfolding of divergent, yet equal, parts.
Choreographer and dancer Rebecca Jensen (OVERWORLD, Deep Soulful Sweats), along with a large ensemble of performers, attempts to reimagine systems and conditions required for change. In a porous, fluid and volatile reality, a mass comes together to prioritise transition and transformation.Deep Sea Dances unfolds as structures weaken and a new ecology emerges.
In a world whose future remains uncertain, Deep Sea Dances looks for hope, drawing us away from the mainland, past the beach and into the abyss.
Rebecca Jensen & Performers
Supported by – Deep Sea Dances has been supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body; and the City of Melbourne through Arts House. Deep Sea Dances was developed through Arts House’s CultureLAB with the assistance of Creative Victoria.
Image by – Eliza Dyball