Forge & Bush Bailando

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FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres presents Theatre of Rhythm and Dance and Compañia Pepa Molina

Forge & Bush Bailando

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 05 May - 07 May 2016

A Double Bill of Contemporary Flamenco Solos with Music

Two of the leading exponents of contemporary flamenco dance in Australia share this exciting double bill of original solo performances.

Forge is a striking new dance-music collaboration between award-winning choreographer Annalouise Paul, pianist-sound designer Marianthe Loucataris and vocalist Helen Rivero. Evoking a blacksmith’s iron furnace, FORGE casts flamenco anew through contemporary dance, the percussive power of the piano and Sephardi song – out of the fires of invention, life forges on…

Inspired by the Australian bush, Pepa Molina reinterprets traditional flamenco in Bush Bailando and is accompanied by an original score by Hector Gonzalez Sanchez and Marco van Doornum.

This is Flamenco like you’ve never seen it before!

Join the Saturday evening post-show fiesta when dance lovers and musicians are invited to jam with the artists. This event is free for ticket holders. 

“You can see brushstrokes of contemporary dance in Pepa Molina’s work, that far from disturbing the flamenco dance, enrich it with new dimensions.”  – J. Fernàndez Bustos, Granada Hoy

“Credit must be given to Annalouise Paul. Such forward thinkers are needed to push doors open and to discover new pathways.” – Indus Age

Please Note: This performance has a 15 minute lock out period

Forge Image Credit: Robert Young
Bush Bailando Image Credit: Tom Holland

Click here to read guest blogger, Liane Morris’ blog, Women Who Run With the Arts to find out more.

Dates & Times:
Thursday 5 May 8pm
Friday 6 May 12:30pm & 8pm
Saturday 7 May 8pm

Double Bill Producer:
Anne-Louise Rentell

Bush Bailando

Choreographer and Dancer:
Pepa Molina

Composer and Sound Effects:
Hector Gonzalez Sanchez

Composer and Flamenco Guitarist:
Marco Van Doornum

Stuart Vandegraaff

Lighting Designer and Production Manager:
Roderick van Gelder

Costume Design:
Yaiza Pinillos

Costume Maker:
Gabriel Besa

Prop Design and Construction:
Manuel Barco

Flamenco Dance Shoes:


Choreographer and Dancer:
Annalouise Paul

Pianist-Sound Designer:
Marianthe Loucataris

Helen Rivero

Costume Designer:
Tobiyah Feller

Costume Maker:
Sally Hillier

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Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes (No interval)

Ticket Prices

Adult $35
Concession $28
F/T Student $28
Child Under 16 $28

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00