Presented by Arts House as part of Dance Massive
Tue 19 Mar – Sun 24 Mar
Tue – Sat, 6pm
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5 Blackwood Street,
Occasional coarse language, haze effects.
Auslan Interpreted – Thu 21 Mar, 6pm
A sweeping, operatic dance of bodies, words and women.
Created and performed by Alice Dixon, Caroline Meaden and William McBride, with an ensemble of collaborating artists, Lady Example undertakes a deranged and exquisite stocktake of our histories and mythologies to propose a litany of new, glorious, shuddering worlds. Combining contemporary dance and theatre, this shimmering and mischievous performance considers the historical and contemporary feminine – on our stages, on our screens and in the performance of everyday life – and explores with poignancy and wit the lady examples that made us, and the lady examples we are making still.
‘A knock-out. So fantastic and interesting.’ Alison Croggon, Witness Performance
Creators and performers: Alice Dixon, William McBride and Caroline Meaden
Performers: Fleur Conlon, Patrick Durnan-Silva, Scott Elstermann, Hannah Monson, Emma Riches, Jo White
Sound Designer: Emah Fox
Set and Costume Designer: Matilda Woodroofe
Producer: Erin Milne, Bureau of Works
Supported by –Lady Example is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body; the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria; Creative Partnerships Australia; the Besen Family Foundation; City of Maribyrnong; Vitalstatistix; The SUBSTATION; Next Wave; Bureau of Works; private donations; and the City of Melbourne through Arts House.
Image by – Mischa Baka