Synergy Synopsis —
SYNERGY – Program synopsis
LOUISE DELUER – Movement II
'Moving Portraits' is a contemporary ballet created around short snapshots of the dancers personally created movement sequences in order to create a moving artwork that highlights each dancer’s individual traits.
JACK LISTER - Giselle
Drawing on the iconic romantic ballet, ‘Giselle’ is a reimagining of the famed act II pas de deux between Giselle and Albrecht. Set to Adams’ evocative score with stylistic references to the traditional, the work centres around the themes of love and forgiveness. ‘Giselle’ was first performed and commissioned as part of the Queensland Pops Orchestra’s 2017 New Year’s Eve Gala.
JACK LISTER – Nocturne
George Balanchine famously said, "Dance is music made visible". An idea that without music, dance is just movement. At the core of this work I wish to simply explore connection. Movement to music, dancer to musician, audience to performer, dancer to dancer, and musician to instrument. The vital connections which transform otherwise meaningless movement into art.
VITO BERNASCONI – SeguÌ
For the general populous, there’s always something holding us back from what we know we desire. While we can be 99% certain, sometimes all it can take is 1% uncertainty to fall away from the path we wished to follow...