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Split

Lucy Guerin Inc

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Adelaide Premiere

  • About

    A square, a stage, a world, a life. Space is getting tight and time is getting shorter. Two women – clothed and unclothed - move in synchronicity while the tension escalates and the allotted dance space shrinks. Are they the same person? Are we witnessing an aggressive power struggle within a relationship? Or do they represent the way we all negotiate modern pressure, time, and demands while our space to manoeuvre seems to endlessly reduce.

    Perhaps the most talked-about dance event of 2017, Split confirms Adelaide-born choreographer Lucy Guerin’s status as one of Australia’s most fearless and original artists. Split returns to the stage after receiving a prestigious Helpmann Award for Best Dancer (Lilian Steiner) as well as numerous other award nominations. The intricately layered percussive score by UK composer Scanner helps create a mesmerising physical drama.


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  • Credits

    Choreographer Lucy Guerin
    Composer Scanner
    Lighting Design Paul Lim
    Costume Design Harriet Oxley
    Sound Designer Robin Fox
    Dancers Melanie Lane & Lilian Steiner
    Production Manager James Lipari
    Producer Annette Vieusseux

    Commissioned and presented by Arts House as part of Dance Massive 2017.
    Lucy Guerin Inc is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body; the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria’s Organisation Investment Program; and the City of Melbourne, through its triennial funding.
    Split was supported by City of Melbourne through Arts House.

    Creative Victoria and Australia Council for the Arts

    Image Gregory Lorenzutti

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