CARRIAGEWORKS MASTERCLASS SERIES: MARRUGEKU
Marrugeku Co Artistic Directors Dalisa Pigram and Rachael Swain will share the core cultural and choreographic processes which underpin Marrugeku’s approach to intercultural contemporary dance theatre. Masterclasses are open to dancers of all backgrounds, physical theatre performers and actors interested in improvisational movement processes to generate theatre.
Dalisa Pigram Co Artistic Director/Choreographer
A Yawuru/Bardi woman born and raised in Broome, Dalisa is a founding member of Marrugeku (1994) and Co-Artistic Director since 2009. A co-devising performer on all Marrugeku’s productions, touring extensively overseas and throughout Australia, Dalisa’s first solo work Gudirr Gudirr earned Dalisa and Marrugeku collectively an Australian Dance Award (Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance 2014), a Green Room Award (Best Female Performer 2014) and was nominated for a 2014 Helpmann Award.
Rachael Swain Marrugeku Co Artistic Director/Dramaturg/Director
Rachael Swain is a director of intercultural dance theatre and a performance researcher. She is founding member and co-artistic director of Marrugeku, together with Dalisa Pigram. Her first publication Dance and Contested Land – new intercultural dramaturgies, to be published by Palgrave in 2018.
The workshop is open to participants from a range of dance and movement backgrounds. Applicants should send a short biography to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 21 September.
Image: Prudence Upton, 2017
7 - 8 OCT 2018
SUN 7 OCT 10AM – 5PM
MON 8 OCT 10AM – 5PM
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Please send a short biography as an expression of interest to email@example.com by Friday 21 September.