Make it @Merrigong & Performing Lines present

A Call to Dance

A FREE participatory dance workshop for young, local women.

21 Oct – 27 Oct


What moves you? How do you move? 

Indigenous dancer and choreographer Amrita Hepi invites you to meet her and workshop a movement that is all about you.

Amrita will then borrow your movement and create a dance that is given back to the place it was made in: Wollongong.

A Call to Dance is a participatory workshop for young women. Through time spent one-on-one answering a series of questions, Amrita will work with you to create a movement or a gesture that articulates something about you. Something uniquely your own. 

Amrita’s work explores the importance of dance, the idea of ownership around a dance move, and how we all move together in society. She is a professional dancer, writer and activist descending from the Ngapuhi tribe in Northern New Zealand and the Bundjulung people in northern New South Wales.

Come and have a yarn, a cup of tea, or share a story. Share your move and help create a unique dance sequence.

WANT TO BE INVOLVED? 

Local women between 13 – 30 years of age (age limits are not strict) are invited to register for a 45 minute one-on-one workshop with Amrita Hepi. Please note that only 40 places are available. 
Workshops take place between 21 – 25 October 2017 at IPAC and other locations around Wollongong. 

LOCATIONS

North Wollongong Surf Club - 1A Cliff Road, Wollongong
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre - 32 Burelli Street, Wollongong

To book your spot, please click BUY NOW and choose your preferred workshop. If you have any questions, please contact us on artistic@merrigong.com.au or on 02 4224 5911.

Performance: A showing of the final work 

Friday 27 October 6.30pm - Bruce Gordon Theatre IPAC



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Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Bruce Gordon Theatre

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Workshops: Approx. 45 mins;

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