1 June 2022


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Bangarra Dance Theatre presents Terrain on 28-30 July at Canberra Theatre Centre.

Bangarra Dance Theatre presents Terrain on 28-30 July at Canberra Theatre Centre. Image: Canberra Theatre Centre.

Come, come with us to Kati Thanda—Lake Eyre.
Where the cracked salt blinds and the silence deafens.
Where the long shadows sweep towards the horizon, waiting for the deluge.
Come with us to Country.

Bangarra’s award-winning Terrain returns for a 10th Anniversary Tour of Australia in 2022.

Choreographed by Frances Rings, Terrain is a breathtaking exploration of our largest salt lake. The nine-part performance evokes the power of body and land converging to bring spirit to place.

Stand with us and feel the ancestral ties that bind people to Country: a rich cultural spine stretching through the generations. Watch the waters rise and fall as we reconnect with the energy of land and the resilient spirit of the people who care for its future.

Featuring David Page’s irrepressible score, Terrain is an iconic work. The textures of Kati Thanda take shape in Jacob Nash’s sets, Jennifer Irwin’s costumes and lighting by Karen Norris. As Cultural Consultant, Arabunna Elder Reginald Dodd shared with Bangarra his role in caring for the land, waters and precious cultural resources of the region.

“Breathtaking…even mindblowing.” — The Australian

“Mesmerising … Frances Rings has made a work that is powerful as well as entertaining.”Dance Australia

“65 minutes of astonishing power and engagement.” — ABC Radio National

The details

What: Terrain
When: Thursday 28 – Friday 30 July
Where: Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, London Circuit Canberra
Cost: $79-$99 plus transaction fee. Concession, groups and under 30’s pricing available.
Tickets at Canberra Theatre Centre.

Bangarra is proud to offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members discounted tickets to Terrain. Please contact Canberra Theatre Centre Box Office on 02 6275 2700 to book.

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