LEARN THE REPERTOIRE, SEE THE SHOW
Dance Bites is a curated, signature program of contemporary dance works presented by FORM Dance Projects. The Dance Bites season features some of Australia’s most innovative and exciting independent choreographers and performers.
This program is a unique opportunity for dance students to learn the repertoire from each of the Dance Bites performances in a workshop led by the presenting company. Following this, students experience a matinee performance and post show Q&A with the artistic team.
Safety in Numbers is a new dance theatre work from director Samantha Chester. The work explores memory, aftermath, human geology and ideas of safety. Set in the aftershock of an earthquake, five people find themselves trapped together to wrestle with the possibility that this could be the end. Inspired by the true stories of disaster survivors, Safety in Numbers’ asks the question, who do you want to be at the moment of impact? Is it the money you have, the clothes that you wear or is it the small things in life, the intimate details, which make it rich and full of value especially when we know things are not built to last.
DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER: Samantha Chester
PERFORMERS AND MAKERS: Danielle Micich, Gavin Clark, Ryuichi Fujiruma, Anya McKee and Simon Corfield
DESIGNER: David Fleisher
SOUND DESIGNER: Ekrem Mulayim
PRODUCERS: Readymade Works Inc & Artful Management
PHOTO CREDIT: Heidrun Löhr
The development of Safety In Numbers was supported by the Culminate Lab produced by Force Majeure and presented by Carriageworks and Performance Space.
Dates & Times:
Thursday 10 April
10:00am – Workshop at Connect Studios, Parramatta
12.30pm – Matinee and Q&A at Riverside Theatres
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Performance/Workshop – Student $25 (Teacher’s Free), Performance Only – Student/Teacher $20*
STEP 1. Download & Complete Booking Form
All bookings require a completed Booking Form. Risk assessments and education support materials (where provided) are available online. If you are from a Priority Funded School, please contact us regarding possible ticket subsidies that may be available to you.
STEP 2. Send your Booking Form to Us
Fax or e-mail your booking form to Riverside Education:
Fax: 02 9683 3267
Scan and E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail: Amy Matthews, Riverside Education, PO Box 3636, Parramatta NSW 2124.
N.B. Please do not send any payments with your booking form. Riverside will confirm your booking and then forward an invoice for your deposit. Bookings are made in strict order of receipt of booking form.
STEP 3. Riverside will Confirm your Booking
Riverside will confirm your booking and invoice the school for a $125 deposit. Teachers receive complimentary seating on a 20:1 ratio (unless otherwise specified). Once you have paid your deposit, your booking is secure. You can request changes to student numbers up to 4 weeks prior to the performance.
STEP 4. Final Payment
Riverside will invoice you for the balance, payable 4 school weeks before your performance or workshop date. At that stage student numbers are final. Bookings cannot be held if your final payment is not received and the deposit is forfeited. An increase of numbers is possible after the final payment day and is subject to availability.
STEP 5. Final Information Sent to Schools
A letter of confirmation will be issued instead of individual tickets if you attending a performance that has been allocated as a schools matinee. For other general public performances, you will be issued with tickets which you will be required to collect from Box Office before the performance. Prior to your visit, we will send you detailed information via email to ensure you have a hassle-free excursion. This will include updating you on any possible changes to times or more detailed information as it emerges from the rehearsal process. Please ensure you have given a valid email address on your booking form.
STEP 6. Attend and Enjoy!
Seating at schools performances is general admission and schools will be asked to enter the theatre as a group. We advise arriving at the theatre approximately 30 mins prior to your performance.
Terms and Conditions
The following Terms and Conditions apply for each Riverside Education performance booking:
- A non-refundable deposit of $125 is to be paid within 14 days of the booking being confirmed by Riverside;
- Changes to student numbers must be in writing and no later than school 4 weeks prior to the performance;
- Final payment is due 4 school weeks prior to the performance;
- Any changes to student numbers after this time are at the discretion of Riverside and subject to availability;
- The booking is made on behalf of the school and the school accepts liability to make payments on the due dates.
Please note all school bookings made within 4 school weeks of a performance date must be paid in full within 1 week of confirmation and are final. There are no refunds or changes to numbers or dates on these bookings. If you have concerns about meeting the terms and conditions, please contact the Community Relations & Education Coordinator on 8839 3308.
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