Presented by Perth Festival
Surrender yourself to a trance-noise odyssey as Indonesia’s tour-de-force music duo Senyawa and Melbourne choreographic luminaries Lucy Guerin and Gideon Obarzanek join forces with two of Australia’s leading dance companies.
Senyawa reinterprets the Javanese tradition of entering trance through dance and music as a powerful, contemporary ritual. As the performance unfolds, their unusual fusion of hand-made electrified stringed instruments with operatic melodies and heavy metal vocals slowly builds to a euphoric pitch while the dancers are propelled into ecstatic physical abandonment. The result is a visceral, empathic experience for the audience – and you can take it even further.
Each performance, 20 unrehearsed participants join the performers on stage dissolving the distinction between dancer and non-dancer, audience and performer in a cross-cultural, shared ritual. Visit perthfestival.com.au to get involved.
Post Show Discussion - Friday, 9 February 2018
Pricing and Fee Information
A one-off handling fee of $3.95 per transaction applies to web and phone purchases where the cart value is $36 or less.
A one-off handling fee of $5.95 per transaction applies to web purchases where the cart value is more than $36.
A one-off handling fee of $6.95 per transaction applies to phone or mail bookings where the cart value is more than $36.
An additional fee of $4.40 per transaction applies for delivery via Registered Mail. All tickets/items prices include GST if applicable and are quoted in Australian dollars.
A one-off handling fee of $8.95 per transaction applies to all groups purchases.
View our All Events page to view upcoming events accross all venues.