PAST PRODUCTION:
NATALIE WEIR'S BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (2017)

Presented by Expressions Dance Company and Queensland Performing Arts Centre

A scintillating peek through the hotel room door. Unleash your inner voyeur.

In this stunning work, choreographed by EDC’s Artistic Director Natalie Weir, you’ll take a scintillating peek through hotel room doors and be drawn into the private lives of staff and late night guests.Showcasing breathtakingly beautiful and athletic dance by the exceptional Expressions Dance Company, this poetic kiss-and-tell reveals the darkness, playfulness and fragility of human nature.

Behind Closed Doors features seductive live jazz composed and performed by award winning Queensland trio, Trichotomy with special guests, vocalist Kristin Berardi and saxophonist Rafael Karlen.

REVIEWS

“…terrific… the music played live on stage adds a wonderful dimension. Choreographer Natalie Weir likes to probe human emotion and she does that again in this emotive show.” THE COURIER-MAIL

“The collaboration between EDC & Jazz ensemble, Trichotomy has produced a phenomenal contemporary work that brought the audience to its feet in appreciation.” DANCETRAIN MAGAZINE

“The strength and athleticism of EDC's dancers, as always, are first class, showing human fragility through powerfully emotive dance…” QUEENSLAND TIMES

“The EDC dancers, as always a pleasure to watch, each brought their own unique style and audacity of execution to this work” DANCE AUSTRALIA

 

 

19 - 27 May 2017
PLAYHOUSE, QPAC
CHOREOGRAPHER Natalie Weir
MUSICAL DIRECTOR Sean Foran
DESIGNER Greg Clarke
LIGHTING DESIGNER ... David Walters
PERFORMED BY Expressions Dance Company
MUSIC BY Trichotomy
Sean Foran - Piano
John Parker - Drums
Samuel Vincent - Bass
GUEST VOCALIST Kristin Berardi
GUEST SAXOPHONIST Rafael Karlen

 

DANCERS Michelle Barnett
Richard Causer
Benjamin Chapman
Elise May
Jake McLarnon
Alana Sargent
Xu Yiming
Isabella Hood
Tiana Pinnell

Production footage by Andy Green

Photos by Chris Herzfeld

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