Radical Transparency

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 18 March - 19 March 2022
Category Dance Theatre/Educational Workshops & Digital

FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres present
Dance Bites 2022
We Are Here Company
Directed By Emma Saunders

Radical Transparency is a new rollicking work by the We are Here Company exploring the intersection between honesty and artifice, wild and tame, light and dark, raw and manufactured, and how on earth in this day and age we are going to present new dance work that is sustainable, wild, buoyant and afloat while it feels like everything is sinking.

The We Are Here Company holds artistry, performative range and collaboration in its work, contributing and redefining the current look, approach and style of Australian contemporary dance. The We Are Here Company is a new, breakthrough contemporary dance company like no other. It comprises of powerful performers (aged 20-30 yrs) who are open minded, able to dance with ‘heart’ and exhibit performative and choreographic potential.

At its helm is the formidable and award winning artist Emma Saunders. From directing the highly successful ENCOUNTER season, commissioned and produced by FORM Dance Projects, presented by Sydney Festival 2020 to the We Are Here Company, Emma brings her wealth of dance experience, energy and generosity.


FORM Dance Projects will offer Radical Transparency as a digital livestream via YouTube for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home on Saturday 19 March 2022 at 8pm. Please use the DIGITAL PERFORMANCE button to book.

Please see our Schools Bookings & Resources tab for Learn the Repertoire, See the Show Workshop information. 

Riverside Theatres is a registered COVID Safe venue with the NSW Government. The health and safety of all Riverside patrons and staff is at the forefront of all our operations. Our policies are consistently reviewed and will be updated in line with NSW Health guidelines and advice. Please review our Conditions of Entry & Patron Safety page prior to attending Riverside Theatres for the most up-to-date information.

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This work is supported and presented by FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres. Emma Saunders was the recipient of a Bursary from Critical Path, which contributed to the development of this work as part of March Dance supported by The City of Sydney and the Keir Foundation.

Photo: Dom O’Donnell



Dance Bites is FORM Dance Projects’ curated signature program of dance works produced by some of Australia’s most innovative and exciting independent choreographers and companies. Dance Bites celebrates the diversity of contemporary dance making. Learn the Repertoire, See the Show offers dance students an opportunity to learn from each of the Dance Bites performances in a workshop led by the presenting artist(s). Alongside the workshop, students experience a matinee performance and post-show Q&A with the artistic team.

This 1-hour workshop will reflect the working style of how  the company works in the studio including warm ups, reworked Year-8 drama games turned into tricky dancing scores, improvisational and choreographic tasks that help develop and broaden dancing processes, followed by a series of performative tasks.

According to the exemption under the public health order (COVID 19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 (NSW) under the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW), issued on February 1 2021, organised groups who enter a premises as part of a school, child care, aged care or disability group are not required to provide the premises with contact details of every person in their group. This is subject to the following conditions:

  • It is duty of the group organiser (teacher or carer) to keep an electronic record of the entire group and their contact details for 28 days after the event.
  • The group organiser must provide the premises (Riverside Theatres) with at least two contacts to make available to NSW Health.

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Schools Bookings
Download the Learn the Repertoire, See the Show packages for Radical Transparency

For further information and to book please contact our Education Booking Coordinator on 02 8839 3308 or email education_riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au, or fill in our Schools Bookings Form here.

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Dates and Times:

Friday 18 March 2022 at 10:30am
Friday 18 March 2022 at 8pm
Saturday 19 March 2022 at 8pm – CANCELLED

Saturday 19 March 2022 at 8pm
Please use the DIGITAL PERFORMANCE button to book.

Learn the Repertoire, See the Show
Performance Friday 18 March 2022 at 10:30am followed by a Workshop at 12:30pm


1 hour with no interval

There will be a 30 minute Q&A following the Friday 18 March 10:30am performance

Learn the Repertoire, See the Show
1 hour performance followed by a 30 minute Q&A, 1 hour workshop, with a 30 minute break in between

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Concession $28
18 & Under $28
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Students/Teachers Learn the Repertoire, See the Show $29
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