Horizon Tickets
Melbourne, Victoria

Horizon Tickets

Horizon is a double bill opening with Kulka by Bangarra alum Sani Townson, followed by the primary piece, The Light Inside, choreographed by Bangarra alum Deborah Brown and Māori choreographer and Arts Laureate Moss Te Ururangi Patterson.
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Horizon Tickets

About Horizon

There is a place between sea and sky—a sacred realm, where the sun rises and falls and the light is new.

From two of the world’s great First Nations comes a brand-new work: Horizon. Some call it a feeling, some call it the mother spirit. It’s the place where sea meets sky, the horizon we all look to, the compass that guides us home.

In our first mainstage cross-cultural collaboration, leading Māori choreographer and Arts Laureate Moss Te Ururangi Patterson joins beloved Bangarra alumna Deborah Brown. Together they guide our award-winning ensemble in stories that honour their mother countries and the spirit that calls them home.

Brown is a proud descendent of the Wakaid Clan and Meriam people in the Torres Strait, and has heritage from far across the seas in Scotland. She carries strength and resilience from her ancestors. Patterson, born near Lake Taupō, is a proud mokopuna (grandson) of the Ngāti Tūwharetoa tribe, and describes his sense of home as something alive, a fire inside, that he carries like a beating heart.

To open the work, Saibailayg (Saibai Islander) Sani Townson expands his acclaimed work Kulka, debuted in Dance Clan in 2023, to make a thrilling opening piece, paying homage to Sani’s grandfather and his Torres Strait heritage.

Come explore the cultural forces that bind us together, across oceans and eons. Experience the resilience of the First Peoples of the Oceania region, that extends across the continent now known as Australia, the Torres Strait Islands and Aoteoroa, our southern neighbour.

Run time

1hr 50mins (inc interval)

Start date

29th August, 2024

End date

7th September, 2024




Recommended for ages 12+


Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse

100 St. Kilda Road, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000


The venue is wheelchair accessible. An Assistive Hearing system is available. Assistance Animals are welcome in all areas of Arts Centre Melbourne and water bowls are available on request.



BY CAR: The Arts Centre Melbourne undercover car park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The car park entrance is located at 4 Sturt Street. It is housed underneath the Theatres Building – a 5 minute walk (outside) to Hamer Hall or a 10 minute walk along St Kilda Rd to Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The car park is a cash-free facility, so please make sure you have a valid credit or debit card before entering.

BY TRAIN: The closest train station to all venues is Flinders Street Station. Exit the station onto Swanston Street, turn your back on the city and walk across Princes Bridge.

BY TRAM: The tram routes that stop in front of Arts Centre Melbourne are: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72. This stop is number 14 – “Arts Precinct"

BY BICYCLE: Bicycle lanes run north and south along St Kilda Road. On-street bicycle hoops are available outside Hamer Hall and the Theatres Building (under the Spire)

More information about Horizon

Artistic Director: Frances Rings


Choreographers: Deborah Brown, Moss Te Ururangi Patterson and Bangarra Dance Theatre Dancers

Composers: Steve Francis and Brendon Boney

Set Deisgner: Elizabeth Gadsby

Costume Designer: Jennifer Irwin

Lighting Designer: Karen Norris

Associate Set Designer: Shana O'Brien


Choreographers: Sani Townson and Bangarra Dance Theatre Dancers

Composer: Amy Flannery

Set Designer: Elizabeth Gadsby

Costume Designer: Clair Parker

Lighting Designer: Karen Norris

AV Designer: David Bergman

Associate Set Designer: Shana O'Brien

Frequently asked questions

What is the running time of Horizon?

Horizon runs for 1hr 50mins (inc interval)

Which theatre is Horizon at?

Horizon is at Melbourne's Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse.

How much are tickets for Horizon?

Horizon tickets start at $64.

What is the age recommendation for Horizon?

Recommended for ages 12+

How do you get tickets for Horizon?

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