Dancehouse

Welcome to Dancehouse,

Dancehouse is the centre for independent dance in Melbourne. Through its programs of residencies, performance, training and research, Dancehouse is a space for developing challenging, invigorating, and socially engaged moving art. Dancehouse is a genuine tool for the dance-maker, a catalyst for developing new audiences and a facilitator of meaningful alliances and mobility schemes, in Australia and internationally.
 

YOU MUST BE DANCE. NOW.

DANCE IS
                        FORCE
                        rigour
                        reflection
                        self-introspection self-unfinished self-in-processs
                        FRAMING
                                 affect
                                 tension
                                 falling failure gravity
                        Articulation Negotiation
                        Subversion Suspension
                        Agency Authorship Authenticity
                        Transaction Trans-action
                        Complexity Multiplicity Collectivity
                        ETHICS
                        THINKING
                                 Politics Poetics
                                            Shaping Sharpening
                                            Coding Decoding Recoding
                         RADAR – SIGNAL – RECEIVER – TRANSMITTER
                         Friction Flux Future
                         My Body - Your Body - Intelligencer - Mover- Vehicle- Power
                         YOU. ME. US.
                         TIME. SPACE. MATTER.
                         Dance matters!
                         YOU MUST BE DANCE. NOW. AND IN 2016. AND BEYOND.

-- Angela Conquet, Dancehouse

*inspired by some dance manifestos and many conversations with Becky Hilton, Hellen Sky and Philipa Rothfield.

 

 

Have a look at the 2015 Dancehouse Program