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AEON
Performing Lines

Performances
Creative Intensives
A listening manoeuvre; a participatory experiment of sound, movement and group dynamics to queer and question what we think of as ‘natural’. Drawing on bird flocking strategies it invites you to navigate public space in a communal yet deeply personal experience. Performances & Creative Intensives for 18+. More.

BASIC CIRCUS
Ruby Rowat

Get Your Dance On
Come try throwing hats in the air, in sync! And counterbalancing in basic human pyramids. There will be a full body warm up / stretch to begin. Open to all levels and ages. More.

BEYOND TECHNIQUE
Philip Channells

Creative Intensives
A series of disability-inclusive contemporary dance creative intensives. Designed to challenge and inspire participants to search for new and authentic qualities of movement drawn from the performer’s lived experience. Suitable for trained and non-trained dancers, actors and physical theatre performers, dance or drama teachers, community arts practitioners and arts workers from diverse background and generations. More.

BOLLYWOOD BEATS
Rhythmz Bollywood Dance Studio

BYO-V(enue)
Get Your Dance On
Performances
Rhythmz Bollywood Dance Studio brings to Hobart an unmatched Bollywood experience. The two lead choreographers at Rhythmz – Amal and Shobha, grew up in India on a steady diet of Bollywood music and dance and they’re here to teach, share and show you how it is done. More.

CALLING ALL DANCE AGENTS FOR CHANGE!
Liesel Zink

BYO-V(enue)
Daily Dance
Designed to teach movers how to create dance in un-excepted places and to inspire local community groups to create and present  More.

COLLEGE DANCE PROGRAM

Youth Dance Program
Opportunities for Tasmanian college dancers to create and perform, with feedback from nationally and internationally acclaimed movers and dance teachers. More.

CONTINUUM
Julie Waddington

Creative Intensives
Drawing on 15+ years using physical improvisation and ensemble practice to teach and create theatre, director Julie will lead participants in an intensive workshop of performance training and making through improvisation, leading into an open showing of improvised performance. More.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE WORKSHOP
Neta Pulvermacher

Daily Dance
Neta created over 80 dance works for her company, the Neta Dance Company, Ballet Arizona, Ballet New England, Vertigo Dance Company (Israel), the Repertory Project (Ohio), & Limon Dance Company. More.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE WORKSHOP
Stephanie Lake

Daily Dance
Our festival patron Stephanie Lake is a multi award-winning choreographer and dancer and director of Melbourne based Stephanie Lake Company. More.

CONVERGENCE
DRILL and Stompin

Performances
Youth Dance Program
Tasmania’s two youth dance companies come together for the first time. Hitting the floor with a collection of new works. Told with generosity, humour and vigour, demonstrating the power and potential of our youngest generation of movers. More.

CLASSICAL BALLET COACHING
with Shayne Davies & The Tasmanian Youth Classical Ballet

Daily Dance
Shayne is the Director of the Tasmanian Youth Classical Ballet Company and is a registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance. Shayne has been teaching ballet for over 20 years. More.

DANCE INTERROGATIONS
Melinda Smith & Dianne Reid

Performances
A re-working of the tools and content of the cultures of dance and disability. Melinda Smith, a dancer living with cerebral palsy, and screendance artist, Dianne Reid, develop improvisational dance performance that interacts with video projected imagery. More.

DANCING WITH DEVICES
Cari Ann Shim Sham

Get Your Dance On
Explore the world of moving and new media. Have a go at being filmed as a dancer using ipads, gopro cameras, cell phones and whatever is in your pocket. More.

DANCING & NEW MEDIA
Cari Ann Shim Sham, Dianne Reid, Melinda Smith and Tasdance

Creative Intensives
Explore the world of moving and new media. Have a go at being filmed as a dancer using iPads, GoPro cameras, cell phones and whatever is in your pocket with Cari Ann Shim Sham. Explore the world of dance on screen with Dianne Reid and create choreography for avatars with Tasdance. More.

DEEPSPACE
James Batchelor

BYO-V(enue)
Performances
An immersive performance combining movement sound and installation. The work examines the processes of searching for, collecting and ordering information that we use to make sense of the unknown. More.

EL ÁRBOL. A ÁRVORE
Ana Beatriz Degues

BYO-V(enue)
Performances
El árbol. A árvore, is a site-specific performance embodied by a dancer and accompanied live by a percussionist. It converges dramaturgic, esthetic, choreographic research to inspect and exteriorize live, pulsation and the internal movement of the human body More.

EL MAR ADENTRO
Brianna Lyall & Marina Tamayo, Luiza Monseratt, Miguel Gonzalez, Rut Santamaria

BYO-V(enue)
Performances
Performance combining dance, graffiti and vocals. More.

ENERGY ORDER FLOW
Ria Soemardjo & Jade Dewi Tyas Tunggal

Daily Dance
Focusing on the importance of breathing awareness and being grounded, dancers work with understanding shifting of weight, fluidity of movement and dynamic clarity in a multidimensional way. More.

ENFOLD
Ria Soemardjo, Jade Dewi Tyas Tunggal and Paula Van Beek

Performances
Australian Javanese dancer/choreographer Jade Dewi Tyas Tunggal and musician Ria Soemardjo explore the global concern of community displacement and relocation due to rising sea levels. More.

FLAMENCO AND ITS VARIOUS DIALOGUE
Marina Tamayo

Get Your Dance On
The class will explore the various dialogues of Flamenco including song, verse, dance, music, rhythm and how they are unified and reliant on each other. More.

FROM HORIZONTAL TO VERTICAL
Ana Beatriz Degues

Creative Intensives
Working around maturation, structuring of the spine, and the deep integration of breathing with the movement we produce. It explores the journey from horizontal to vertical and the will to reach verticality as an intrinsic nature and condition of the human being. More.

HIGH SCHOOL DANCE PROGRAM

Youth Dance Program
Opportunities for Tasmanian high school dancers to create and perform, with feedback from nationally and internationally acclaimed movers and dance teachers. More.

HYRBID ELEMENTS COLLECTIVE

BYO-V(enue)
Hybrid Elements is a cross-disciplinary collective with the aim of both movement & project collaboration. More.

IF NEVER WAS NOW
Dancenorth

Performances
From marching automatons to hybrid creatures, this exciting dance work and the dancers within it are continually transmuting and being affected by their rapidly changing conditions. A surreal hive of buzzing activity reflecting the beauty and brutality of the natural world. Join us in the courtyard at 7.30pm for a traditional welcome. More.

IN THE MAKING 1
Salamanca Moves

Performances
Dancers, dance makers, community groups, and interdisciplinary performance makers will share their thoughts, experiments, ideas in motions, and creative blockages. Performers include: Participants from the Beyond Technique Creative Intensive, Second Echo Ensemble, Amber Lester and Dayna Tyler. More.

IN THE MAKING 2
Salamanca Moves

Performances
Dancers, dance makers, community groups, and interdisciplinary performance makers will share their thoughts, experiments, ideas in motions, and creative blockages. Performances from Alison Wilkes, Sannamaria Kuula (Finland) and the Tasmanian Youth Classical Ballet Company. More.

LIVE ART – BEHIND THE SCENES OF AEON
Lz Dunn

Get Your Dance On
Get a sneak peak into the creative process behind the creation of AEON. More.

MAKING TRACKS, HUNTING AND GATHERING
Jo Clancy

Get Your Dance On
Imagine being a hunter or being hunted; how do you move without being seen, without being heard? Participants will warm-up to the rhythm of the clapsticks, make tracks across the floor and explore contemporary Aboriginal movement. More.

MATURE MOVES
The ‘un’convention
Produced & Presented by Tasmania Performs

A global three-day event celebrating mature dance, and challenging the conventions of aging through dance. Includes a program of performances featuring national & international artists, & workshops & panel conversations led by industry leaders. More.

MEET THE MAKERS OF AEON
Performing Lines

Event
Talk all things creative collaboration and the making of AEON. More.

METASYSTEMS
James Batchelor

Creative Intensives
Performances
James will guide participants in creating a performance work that responds to the urban environment and the city’s cycles of construction. The group will work with 256 bricks to build a rhythmic landscape, an evolving process that will culminate in a series of public performances. More.

MOMENT TO MOMENT

Mature Moves
Performances
A work in three parts: Sample the first decade of work created by MADE’s inaugural Artistic Director, Glen Murray. Move through to ABANDONED DANCES, choreographed by Kelly Drummond Cawthon and finally enjoy a taste of, THE STANCE, choreographed by Liesel Zink. More.

MOV-ies

Cinema
A celebration of work between the body and the camera, featuring a series of short and feature films with movement as a strong component, presented in interactive and creative screenings. More.

MOVING IN NEW PLACES
Neta Pulvermacher

BYO-V(enue)
Daily Dance
What is a site specific dance? In this lively workshop led by renowned choreographer, Neta Pulvermacher, we will get our feet wet and our imagination stretched making dances in spaces that are outside of traditional theatre and performance spaces. More.

RELAX THE CHIMP
AN EXPERIMENTAL DJ PARTY

Performances
To inspire your inner chimps the resident DJ will create a soundscape of fun, playfulness and experimentation. Created by Tasdance and developed with students from the University of Tasmania. More.

REWORKS 1
Wendy Morrow, Glen Murray, Julie-Anne Long and Neil Cameron

Performances
Audiences far and wide will go to see The Nutcracker every year but ask them to see a contemporary dance work a second time and the response is ofter “Oh I’ve seen that one” – How can we create a new generation of classics? More.

REWORKS 2
Rob Flehr & Wagana Aboriginal Dancers

Performances
Audiences far and wide will go to see The Nutcracker every year but ask them to see a contemporary dance work a second time and the response is ofter “Oh I’ve seen that one” – How can we create a new generation of classics? More.

RUSH HOUR: DANCERS IN CONVERSATION

A daily gathering to talk all things dance with movers from around the world in space. Join us in the festival hub, bring a question, an idea, as we ponder what moves us and how we can trigger the moves in all of us. More.

RHYTHM AND SPACE SALSA
Pedro Fonseca

Get Your Dance On
Salsa is not a dance style. Salsa is a music style and a cultural movement. It is a rich interlayering of different rhythms. The rhythms of Salsa are unified in a rhythmic pattern which will be the structural backbone of this workshop and upon which we will explore movement in space. More.

SALAMANCA MOVES AT 30,000 FEET

Performances
Closing ceremony, dance party and community celebration. Featuring
performances by Tasdance, pakana kanaplila, Dane Hunnerup, participants of the creative intensives and local cultural groups. More.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY MOVES

Youth Dance Program
Want to spend your school holidays amidst the Salamanca Moves Festival? Buy this awesome package which includes a daily Get Your Dance On Class, BYO-V(enue) workshop and dancing with Technology. For Movers 10+ More.

SCREENDANCE & IMPROVISATION
Dianne Reid with Melinda Smith

Daily Dance
This workshop draws on visual, tactile and text-based scores to develop improvisational scores and choreographic materials. Participants will also experiment with the notion of ‘active witnessing’ More.

SLAP AND TICKLE
Liz Aggiss

Mature Moves
Performances
A dark and ribald physical commentary on cultural mores, forays and sexual taboos. More.

The A.W.A.R.D. Show

Performances
A program that channels the zeitgeist of reality TV shows, where performers battle it out for fame and fortune ($5000 to be exact) and a place in the 2017 Ten Days On The Island program. Make your vote count. More.

THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
Liz Aggiss

Performances
The story of a career forged in the heady waters of performance art and dance-film. It vividly depicts Liz resuscitating herself back into the on- stage limelight. In the process, she becomes an unwitting channel for wilful women and forgotten archives; a conduit for hidden histories and buried truths. More.

THE FREEDOM TO BE, A ONE DAY BREATH, AND DANCE WORKSHOP
Ruth Langford

Creative Intensive
Uniting ancient traditions with modern innovations. Join Ruth Langford for a day exploring our natural yearning for freedom and movement towards wholeness. Dance and Breath are ancient Indigenous practices used to support healing, transformation and encourages a life of optimistic action. More.

THE RITE OF SPRING
Second Echo Ensemble

Performances
Members of Second Echo Ensemble embark on their boldest project yet – an original devised performance based on Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Through dance, physical theatre and immersive design, we journey deep into the promise of spring. More.

THE STANCE

BYO-V(enue)
Performances
Tasmania’s MADE (Mature Artist Dance Experience) take over Salamanca Square in The Stance, site-specific dance and sound work investigating the choreography of bodies in protest. More.

TRADITIONAL DANCE WORKSHOP
pakana kanaplila

Get Your Dance On
Spend 90 minutes with pakana kanaplila and experience Tasmanian Aboriginal Traditional Dance. Participating movers will be invited to join the company in the closing ceremony on October 1 More.

URBAN DANCE
Rochelle de Vries

Get Your Dance On
Hip hop, urban and African fusion work hand in hand in this fun filled rhythmic class. More.

YOUTH DANCE PROGRAM

An opportunity for emerging choreographers from local high school and colleges to share their work and receive feedback from nationally and internationally acclaimed movers and dance teachers. More.

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