Riverside presents PYT Fairfield and Force Majeure’s
JUMP FIRST, ASK LATER
A Performing Lines tour
“It’s a joy to watch young people overcome life’s hurdles by hurdling over life.” – Australian Stage
Jump First, Ask Later is a high-octane urban portrait of the streets of Western Sydney.
Featuring members of the Dauntless Movement Crew and directed by acclaimed choreographer Byron Perry, this multi award-winning show tells the stories of six young champions of Fairfield’s underground parkour and street style community.
Urban freestyle, b-boying, parkour and dance intersect to create a killer theatre experience about finding your path by jumping over life’s obstacles.
Suitable for: Ages 10+ and their families
FYI this production contains some loud music
Winner – Helpmann Award – 2017
Winner – Australian Dance Award – 2016
ALSO AVAILABLE: DMC ‘Move It’ Workshop
Wednesday 22 May at 5:30pm
For active young people aged 10+, this fast paced workshop will cover a whole range of movement skills including jumping, running, landing and flipping. A great introduction to parkour for beginners, the activities blend risk-taking, creativity, strength, flexibility and discipline.
Free with the purchase of a ticket to any performance of Jump First, Ask Later. There is a strictly limited capacity, so book early!
Parramatta Town Hall, 182 Church Street, Parramatta
FYI While the workshop is designed for beginners, workshop participants should be active and used to physical activity. This workshop is suitable for ages 10 – 16 years.
Dates & Times:
General Public Performance
Thursday 23 May at 7:45pm
Friday 24 May at 10:15am & 1pm
DMC ‘Move It’ General Public & Schools Workshop
Wednesday 22 May at 5:30pm
A Performing Lines tour. Jump First, Ask Later was co-produced by PYT Fairfield and Force Majeure, and supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body and the New South Wales Government through Create NSW.
Photo by Alex Wisser
Original Director and Choreographer
Tour Rehearsal Director
Dauntless Movement Crew
Audio Visual Designer
Originally produced by PYT Fairfield and Force Majeure
Tour produced by Performing Lines
SUITABLE FOR YEARS 7 – 12
CURRICULUM LINKS AND RESOURCES
Download the curriculum links here: Jump First, Ask Later Curriculum Links
Download the education resource kit: Jump First Ask Later Education Resource Kit
Download Riverside’s risk assessment here: Riverside’s Risk Assessment Details
Download a generic sample risk assessment here: Generic Sample Risk Assessment
Download information about access at Riverside here: Access at Riverside