Sydney, Opera House, Tantztheater über Ureinwohner – Bennelong, 15.04.2020


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Bennelong – Das Leben eines Ureinwohners Australiens

Tanztheater – 15 Apr, 2020  8pm AEST – Free broadcast – 74 minutes

Created by Artistic Director Stephen Page in 2017, Bennelong explores the life of one of history’s most iconic Aboriginal figures. Woollarawarre Bennelong was a senior man of the Eora people, who led his community to survive a clash of cultures.

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Bangarra Dance Theatre is acclaimed worldwide for its authentic storytelling, distinctive voice and moving performances. In 2017, the company returned with Bennelong, a new full-length work by Artistic Director Stephen Page. Woollarawarre Bennelong was a senior man of the Eora, from the Port Jackson area in Sydney. With extraordinary curiosity and diplomacy, Bennelong led his community to survive a clash of cultures, and left a legacy that reverberates through contemporary life. Bennelong is Bangarra at its best. In a unique Australian dance language, the company celebrates the continuation of life and culture through the power, artistry and passion of the country’s most outstanding dancers. With its immersive soundscapes and exquisite design, Bennelong will leave you in awe of Australia’s history – and its power to repeat.


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