LIVEWORKS: Mura Buai (Everyone, Everyone)

GHENOA GELA

FREE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

Wed 4 Nov, 6:30 – 9:30PM
Thurs 5 Nov, 6:30 – 9:30PM
Fri 6 Nov, 6:30 – 9:30PM
Sat 7 Nov, 10:30AM – 12:30PM + 6:30 – 9PM

 

In partnership with Force Majeure, Performance Space presents dancer and choreographer Ghenoa Gela’s re-interpretation of the widely recognised Viewpoints structure for composition through the lens of her Torres Strait Islander culture and dance practice. Gela will lead seven dancers in a performance installation that invites the audience to engage with improvised movement vocabulary in a choreographed yet playful environment.

ENSEMBLE
Melinda Tyquin, Melanie Palomares, Jacqueline Cornforth, Taryn Beatty, Darren Compton, Michael Cutrupi, Berthalia Reuben, Ghenoa Gela

 

 

GAME OF SEVEN 2014 

 

ABOUT GHENOA GELA

Sydney Independent performing artist, Ghenoa Gela, is a proud Torres Strait Islander woman from Rockhampton. She has worked across several mediums such as Dance, Circus, Television and Stage. Some of her credits include: Force MajeureNothing to Lose, Winds of Woerr (Melbourne Next Wave Festival 2014, Spirit Festival 2015), Move it Mob Style, Deadly Vibe Australia (ABC3, NITV 2011-2014), The Piper (My Darling Patricia, Sydney Festival 2014), From the Ground Up, Circus Oz (National & International Tour 2012/2013) Happy as Larry (Shaun Parker, National & International Tour 2011/2012). Ghenoa facilitates dance workshops from urban to remote communities and participates in programs such as: ARMTour, Young, Black and Deadly and Vibe Alive, just to name a few. Ghenoa is inspired by her family’s stories and wants to increase awareness of her Torres Strait Islander culture through dance and is looking forward to future prospects of working on a new indigenous musical. She aspires to inspire.

 

 

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