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Reference Material [Melbourne]

Reference Material [Melbourne]

Ticketing Information



Thursday April 22, 2021 - 8:30 PM


Northcote Town Hall
189 High St
Melbourne, Victoria 3070



Linda D'Ornay

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About the Show

An irreverent dance work that asks, can artists compete with the internet?

REFERENCE MATERIAL is a new dance work from choreographer, Alisdair Macindoe, exploring the process and history of dance making in the age of narcissism and digital interdependence. Sitting somewhere between a lecture, a stand-up show, a guided tour and a dance recital, REFERENCE MATERIAL is a chaotic and humorous performance that reflects a world saturated by media technology.

In an effort to salute the historical figures and social icons who have paved the way toward our current privileged performance culture, REFERENCE MATERIAL takes on the impossible task of acknowledging and referencing its own cultural context, unashamedly exposing its own creative process in doing so.

Director, Choreographer, Sound Designer: Alisdair Macindoe
Performer, collaborator: Geoffrey Watson
Performer, collaborator: Harrison Ritchie-Jones
Performer, collaborator: Rachel Coulson
Visual Designer (object/costume): Andrew Treloar
Lighting Designer and Production Manager – Thomas Roach
Producer: Freya Waterson

Image by Pia Johnson


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