Carriageworks and Sydney Dance Company present New Breed, an annual celebration of the best emerging Australian choreography, generously supported by The Balnaves Foundation.  Four talented choreographers will create new works featuring a rich diversity of choreographic ideas performed by Sydney Dance Company’s company dancers in an extended season of 15 performances. Don’t miss this limited season of raw talent and fresh ideas from some of Australia’s newest dance talent.

The New Breed 2021 choreographers are: Jasmin Sheppard, Jacopo Grabar, Lilian Steiner and Rhiannon Newton.

Image: Pedro Greig, 2021

Thu 25 Nov, 7.30pm
Fri 26 Nov, 7.30pm
Sat 27 Nov, 7.30pm
Tue 30 Nov, 7.30pm
Wed 1 Dec, 7.30pm
Thu 2 Dec, 7.30pm
Fri 3 Dec, 7.30pm
Sat 4 Dec, 2pm
Sat 4 Dec, 7.30pm
Tue 7 Dec, 7.30pm
Wed 8 Dec, 7.30pm
Thu 9 Dec, 7.30pm
Fri 10 Dec, 7.30pm
Sat 11 Dec, 2pm
Sat 11 Dec, 7.30pm

Adult $45
Concession $35
Under 30 Years $35

Please note, Jasmin Sheppard’s work explores themes regarding issues of the abuse of power by religious institutions, explored through a First Nations lens.

There will be a short break before this work begins, giving patrons the opportunity to leave the theatre if they wish.

Some performances contain smoke, haze and strobe lighting.

Lockout applies – latecomers will not be admitted.

Carriageworks is a registered COVID-Safe business. To ensure the wellbeing of our visitors, we are following strict guidelines set by NSW State Government and Live Performance Australia. Help us keep everyone safe by reading our COVID-Safe Plan before your next visit.

Given Unto Thee
Jasmin Sheppard with the dancers
Paranormal Pipe Dream – Naretha Williams
Servitor for the Stolen – Naretha Williams
Collective Consequences – Naretha Williams
#10 – Aphex Twin
Costume Designer
Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Designer
Alexander Berlage

Springtime Again
Lilian Steiner with the dancers
Fiona Hill, played live by Fiona and the dancers
Costume Designer
Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Designer
Alexander Berlage
Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship
Emily Newham, French Horn
Miles Mullin-Chivers, Cello
Audio mix
Bob Scott
Recording Engineer
Sean Carey
Max MSP programming
Fiona Hill
Additional software programming and support
Benjamin Carey

Jacopo Grabar
Ponchielli: La Gioconda: Act 2 “Cielo e mar” [Enzo] – Amilcare Ponchielli
Main Title (The Godfather Waltz) – Giovanni Rota
Verdi: Attila, Act 3: “Oh dolore!” (Foresto) – Giuseppe Verdi & Temistocle Solera
Costume Designer
Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Designer
Alexander Berlage

The Gift of a Warning
Rhiannon Newton
Peter Lenaerts
Costume Designer
Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Designer
Alexander Berlage

New Breed is made possible by The Balnaves Foundation and co-presented by Sydney Dance Company and Carriageworks.