Prying Eye’s The Inquisition of the Big Bad Wolf at Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance. Photo credit: Camile Nathania.
From Darwin to Launceston, and Townsville to Broome, Australia’s contemporary dance sector is united by its rigour, commitment, and talent. But what else defines Australian contemporary dance – is there a shared aesthetic? A particular approach to making work or a movement vocabulary one can point to and say “yes, this is distinctively Australian?”