Strange Fruit


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co-choreographer | performer

Synopsis

Environmental duet - inspired by the groove of the 1930’s. Co-choreographed with Maria Dabrowska. Performed in an evening of performance at Carlisle House in Auckland.

Concept Outline

In the end all you have is a bunch of memories,
your sack of flesh, and the rest is nothing.

Along a moldy corridor, two old men at the end of their days
creep across the floor as their histories dissipate behind them.

Bound and gagged with fairy lights, a stillborn soul awakens. Torch-lit musicians bellow out ‘old school’ sounds, and together we waltz toward the dawn.

Contributors

CO-CHOREOGRAPHER, PERFORMER Maria Dabrowska
MUSICIANS Dave Guilian, Nigel Braddock, Katherine Van Beek
SOUND MIX Paddy Free