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Kelly’s Garden Curated Projects #25
and part of the Salamanca Moves Festival

An installation and Performance by the Second Echo Ensemble

A creative reimagining of a classic! Members of Second Echo Ensemble embark on their boldest project yet – an original devised performance based on Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.

Through dance, physical theatre and immersive design, we journey deep into the promise of spring. Interiors are revealed; the wishful linings of pockets, secrets stained on petticoats, histories and landscapes tattooed on the hearts. Our hopes, expectations, and choices. Our rights and dreams.

Rite of Spring will be a grand procession: audience and performers traveling together. On a journey with friends, strangers and neighbours, we will move at the same pace and in the same rhythm. In our Rite of Spring, we will feel geography, experience the diversity of our humanity and celebrate moving and being moved.


Produced by Second Echo Ensemble
Director Kelly Drummond Cawthon
Design Team Jason James, Hanna Parsinnen, Roz Wren

Musical Director Michael Fortescue
Cast Luke Campbell, Aidan Chick, Alma Faludi, Rodrigo Diaz-Icasuriaga, Bryony Geeves, David Montgomery, Alexandra Morris-Baguley, Bridget Nicklason-King, Elise Romaszko, Charlie Smith, William Webster.


PERFORMANCE DATES:
Tuesday 20 September 2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 21 September 2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 22 September 2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 27 September 2016, 6:30pm-9:00pm
Wednesday 28 September 2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 29 September 2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

TICKETS:
Under 30 $30 / Concession $40 / Senior $49 / Adult $56
Tickets available ONLINE

VENUE:
Commencing in the Peacock Theatre, Salamanca Arts Centre, the performance moves to a variety of locations within the Salamanca precinct including Kelly’s Garden. .

DURATION:
Approx 150 minutes (includes dessert & wine)

VENUE ADVICE:
This travelling performance will move across four locations in the Salamanca precinct, including outdoor locations.The performance will go ahead, regardless of the weather. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear comfortable shoes. Patrons with mobility issues please email secondechoensemble@gmail.com to advise of any assistance you require.

Supported by Arts Tasmania, Creative Partnerships Australia MATCH program, Hobart City Council, Liminal Studio, the Sidney Myer Foundation, Ogilvie High School, SEE supporters, Salamanca Arts Centre, Tasmanian Theatre Company, and Tasmanian Regional Arts.

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