Rainbow Vomit

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Rainbow Vomit


Riverside Theatre


26 June - 27 June 2018

Event Type

Live Event

Riverside presents Dancenorth
Created by Amber Haines and Kyle Page

Enter a space of tangled imagination, where light and sound collide in a familiar yet distant world. Creatures from afar morph within the shadows to navigate an ever-changing landscape of bewilderment and wonder. Synesthesia envelops the mind as rhythm becomes vision, voice shapes movement and light warps sound. Welcome to the world of Rainbow Vomit, a place where anything is possible, everything can happen, and much more than colour erupts from the darkness.

Rainbow Vomit is an interactive, eye-popping dance show that will delight the entire family. Audience members are invited to watch the performance through their own pair of kaleidoscopic fireworks glasses. These magical glasses are made using holographic diffraction film, which refracts light into all colours of the spectrum, generating a myriad of rainbows.

Suitable for: Ages 6+ and their families

Dates & Times:

Tuesday 26 June at 6:30pm

Wednesday 27 June at 10:15am & 1pm


Page and his life partner, Dancenorth’s associate artistic director Amber Haines, are two of the very few in Australia creating contemporary dance for young people, work that is non-narrative, non-linear and yes, even possibly confusing. But it is. Guest writer Jane Albert explores the art form and how children engage with it in the context of the upcoming production Rainbow Vomit. Click here to read more…

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body. Tour supported by arTour, an initiative of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. Dancenorth is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Dancenorth acknowledges the assistance of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland. Dancenorth acknowledges the support of the Townsville City Council.

Directors and Choreographers
Kyle Page
Amber Haines

Alisdair Macindoe

Lighting and Set Designer
Govin Ruben

Costume Designer
Andrew Treloar

Murray Dempsey

Rehearsal Director
Amber Haines

Image and Photos by
Amber Haines

Mason Kelly
Jenni Large
Georgia Rudd
Samantha Hines
Felix Sampson
Jack Ziesing

Suitable for Years 5 – 10


When we found a show that combines UV rope, holographic ‘firework’ glasses, exciting choreography and unicorns, we just had to have it! Your students will hurl with excitement at this unique production. The best thing about this show is not only that it is amazing, but that the learning potential extends beyond CAPA and into the science lab as a great example of how light works.


Download the Curriculum Links here: Rainbow Vomit Curriculum Links


Download information on how to book here: How to Book

Download Riverside’s Risk Assessment here: 2018 Risk Assessment


Interactive Performance:
High levels of audience interaction creating a less formal environment and requiring less ‘passive’ attention by audience members.

This production has a strong music focus.

Visual Cues:
This production has strong visual cues giving students a different reference point for comprehension of the narrative or subject matter.

Download information about access at Riverside here: Access at Riverside

Ticket Options

Members Adult $28
Members Concession $23
Club 30 $21
Adult $31
Concession (Australian Pensioner & Senior, Full Time Student) $26
Group 10+ $26
30 & Under $26
Child (16 and under) $24
Family of 4 $98
Student/Teacher $20
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
School Bookings $3.30


50 minutes (No interval plus 5 – 10 minuted cast interaction in the foyer for 10:15am & 1pm performances)

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