Matthew Bourne encouraging boys to dance

An outreach program will encourage young men and boys to change their perceptions of dance as part of the Melbourne season of Bourne’s Lord of the Flies.

Photo by Helen Maybanks

Based on William Golding’s allegorical 1954 novel, Lord of the Flies is a dance production directed and adapted by Sir Matthew Bourne and presented exclusively at Arts Centre Melbourne in April 2017. The Australian production marks the first time Lord of the Flies has been performed outside the UK, and will feature a statewide community outreach program focused on boys and young men as part of its development process.

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