Saturday May 27, 2017

IN DIFFERENCE – by Craig Bary

From 2nd to 4th March, FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present the dance theatre production, In Difference, a deeply personal and physical investigation into sexuality, identity and inequality.

By acclaimed dance artist Craig Bary, In Difference brings together an exceptional artistic team to confront the politically-charged marriage equality debate through tenderness and empathy. Using a delicate blend of breathtaking choreography and intricate narrative, the work travels through the heartaches and triumphs that are intrinsic in the human pursuit for connection.

Bary, alongside co-creators and performers Kristina Chan, Timothy Ohl and Joshua Thomson, will represent two real life couples of both homosexual and heterosexual orientation. Through a series of ordinary and extraordinary everyday life moments, the work will explore how we interact and express ourselves no matter what our sexual orientation.

“Marriage equality is a real issue for real people so we are making this work for them, and hope to make a significant contribution to the debate in the most creative and inspiring way,’ said Bary. ‘We will also bring the real life of the performers on stage to create a compelling, vulnerable and open environment for the audiences to connect with.”

In Difference will transport audiences through true and powerful moments of love, life, partnership, heartache, drama and joy. It is a vital and timely work, augmenting the idea that dance can communicate important issues and make an impact socially and politically.

Concept, design and performance: Craig Bary
Co-creators and performers: Kristina Chan, Timothy Ohl and Joshua Thomson
Music: Eden Mulholland
Lighting designer: Karen Norris
Producer: Katy Green Loughrey

When: 2nd to 4th March 2017
Tickets: Adult $35 | Conc $28. Bookings via the Box Office (02) 8839 3399 or www.riversideparramatta.com.au
Venue: Riverside Theatres – Corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta

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