This May, Adelaide audiences were lucky to be treated to such an extraordinary retelling of George Orwell’s seminal work, 1984. This show of 1984 is utterly arresting.
This review first appeared at The Upside News. ADT’s Rough Draft shows us that the most powerful dance works being developed locally are coming from a very dark place. They are shining a light on the parts of ourselves that we habitually ignore in our quest for mindless, sugary happiness.
Australian Dance Theatre’s Ignition 2016 season, History, brings us five choreographers who serve to remind us why the arts are important.