Are there songs you should never dance to…privately or in public? Sydney choreographer and dancer Martin del Amo joins forces with Lismore-based dance artist Phil Blackman to respond to this unusual proposition…and try. Their chosen songs are either too famous, utterly obscure or extremely cheesy. And yet, by choosing to dance to the seemingly undanceable, the artists playfully entice the audience to witness a series of attempts – against all odds – with as much dignity, resilience and humour as possible.
Dates & Times:
Thursday 5 March 8pm
Friday 6 March 12:30pm & 8pm
Saturday 7 March 8pm
Choreographers & Performers:
Martin del Amo
Pippa Bailey/Performing Lines through MAPS NSW
The development of this work has been supported by Campbelltown Arts Centre as part of their 2012 and 2013 Contemporary Dance Program.
MAPS NSW is an initiative of the Australia Council in partnership with Arts NSW.
Songs Not To Dance To will be premiering at the Riverside Theatre, and the two performers are committing to sway and spin their way through the cheesiness, with as much dignity as possible. – Parramatta Sun