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About Season One: Bonachela / Forsythe

This season presents dance at its most radiant, fearless and transformative: dance that will make your heart beat fast and your blood run hot.

Bonachela / Forsythe collects three works from across the spectrum of physicality.

Impermanence sees Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela join forces with Bryce Dessner of iconic American rock band The National who will compose a world premiere score, to be performed live on stage by the Australian String Quartet. It’s a rare triple threat that explores the ephemeral nature of all things.

William Forsythe’s N.N.N.N. is an Australian premiere from the godfather of contemporary dance: witty, riveting and “astonishingly intense” (The New York Times).

Completing the bill is the multi award-winning E2 7SD, the virtuosic duet that launched Rafael Bonachela’s choreographic career.

The Sydney and Melbourne performances of Impermanence are presented in association with the Australian String Quartet. Bryce Dessner’s music composition Impermanence is commissioned by the Australian String Quartet and Sydney Dance Company. This commission has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

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★★★★ - Forsythe’s fascinatingly oddball composition
The Guardian (N.N.N.N.)
★★★★ - An intensely physical and emotional duet… there is challenge, aggression, love and despair
Culture Whispers (E2 7SD)

Roslyn Packer Theatre

22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, NSW 2000

21 March - 4 April

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