Thursday 9th March

Time

Space

Artist

Action

8am – 9am

NLA Foyer

Registration

9am – 9.10am

NLA Theatre

Minister Gordon Ramsay and Liz Lea

Welcome

9.10am – 9.40am

NLA Theatre

Ausdance National
- Julie Dyson AM
- Amy Vassallo
Facilitator: Helen Musa OAM

Keynote:
• Ausdance - 40 years
• The professional dancer in Australia

9.40am – 10.10am

NLA Theatre

Dr Stephanie Burridge
Facilitator: Helen Musa OAM

Keynote:
Cross Threads and Pathways - Evolving Asian Contemporary Dance

10.20am - 11am

NLA Theatre

Annie Greig and Dr Jen Brown
Facilitator: tbc

The Body as a Riddle

10.20am - 11am

Room 2 NLA

Jennifer Barry Knox
Facilitator: Barbie Robinson

Dancers with Dirty Feet and Eleo Pomare’s legacy

11am – 11.30am

BREAK

films shown

11.30am – 12.30pm

NLA Theatre


- Philip Piggin, Erica Rose Jeffery, Dr Katrina Rank, Jane Ingall
- Paul Selwyn Norton
- Ruth Osborne and Dr Garry Lester
Facilitator: tbc

Under the Umbrella
- Dance for Parkinsons

- STRUT
- the Bodenwieser Story

11.30am – 12.30pm

Room 2 NLA

- Suhasini Sumithra, Ira Patkar, Rakini Devi, Padma Menon
- Rakini Devi

- Padma Menon

Facilitator: Stephanie Burridge

- Focus on Classical Indian Kuchipudi, Kathak, Odissi, Bharata Natyam
- Transfiguring Kali: From Sacred Dance to Secular performance
- Why classical Indian dancers get better with age

12.30pm - 1.30pm

LUNCH

performances by Dance for Parkinsons,The GOLD Company and Feel the Music

choreographed by Philip Piggin/Jane Ingall, Meg Millband and Debora di Centa

1.30pm - 3pm

NLA Theatre


- Dance Makers Collective
- Tammi Gissell
- Alexander Boynes
- Matt Cornell
- Owen Allen
- Alison Plevey
- Carl Sciberras
Facilitator: Michelle Potter

Country and connections
- Dads
- Back to Bourke
- Neon Pigment
- Beyond the Beer & Bullshit
- Forge
- Shearer’s Ballet
- Gbejniet

3pm - 3.30pm

BREAK

3.30pm - 5pm

NLA Theatre


- Karen Gallagher MBE
- Marie Gabrielle Rotie
- Fearghus ó Conchúir
- Gary Clarke
- Dancebase/Prime
- Bisakhar Sarker MBE
- Royston Maldoon OBE
- People Dancing
Facilitator: Liz Lea

UK companies skyping/film
- MDI 30 years
- Butoh UK
- The Casement Project
- COAL
- Prime
- A life long practice
- He. Is. Amazing
- 30 years

5pm

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