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Happy as Larry

Shaun Parker and Company

Presented in Season 1 2011

Presented by Arts House and Shaun Parker and Company

7.30pm, Tues 22 Mar
2pm, Wed 23 Mar
7.30pm, Wed 23 Mar
75 mins
$30 / $25

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

Contains brief nudity, mild haze effects


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Happy as Larry is a dynamic, playful and beautifully layered new dance work which investigates the elusive nature of human happiness.

Created by award-winning choreographer Shaun Parker, this powerful performance combines an intoxicating, free-flowing mix of ballet, break-dance and highly physical contemporary dance. Accentuated by a vibrant electro/acoustic score, the performers bring fun and danger to the fore in this innovative and moving dance work.

Happy as Larry fuses gritty urban realism with jaw-dropping performances to create an uplifting exploration of the human condition. Following national and international tours, Parker has developed a reputation for choreography which combines a “fat dose of funny” with a visionary dance aesthetic.

Shaun Parker
Veronica Neave
Music Director:
Nick Wales
Nick Wales, Bree Van Reyk
Adam Gardnir
Lighting Designer:
Luiz Pampolha
Sound Consultant:
Kevin Davidson
Matt Cornell, Dean Cross, Ghenoa Gela, Joshua Mu, Marnie Palomares,Jana Castillo, Miranda Wheen, Joshua Thomson, Lee Wilson
Production Manager:
David Brown
Stage Manager:
Natasha James

Supported by – Happy as Larry has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals Inc., Sydney Festival, Perth International Arts Festival, Brisbane Festival and Adelaide Festival.
Image by – Branco Gacia