Award-winning Restless Dance Theatre is one of Australian dance’s quiet powerhouses, championing self-expression, accessibility, and movement for over three decades.
In this latest work led by artistic director Michelle Ryan, the Adelaide-based company returns to Queen’s Theatre to continue an ongoing exploration of light and darkness, shape and movement, perception and reality.
Part dance performance, part installation art, Shifting Perspectives features the dancers of Restless Dance Theatre performing in conversation with inventive light-and-mirror set pieces from artist Matthew Adey (House of Vnholy). A reality-bending meditation on bodies of light, and the lightness of the body, Shifting Perspectives promises to be another visionary production from one of South Australia’s great artistic innovators.
Image: Shane Reid
Performed by Restless Dance Theatre
Commissioned by Illuminate Adelaide
This work is made possible by the visionaries James Darling and Lesley Forwood, Australia Council for the Arts, Arts South Australia, Bank SA Foundation, and the Restless Donor Circle.
Michelle Ryan (Director)
Matthew Adey – House of Vnholy (Concept and Lighting Design)
Sascha Budimski (Sound Design)
Renate Henschke (Costume Design)
Larissa McGowan (Assistant Director)
Josephine Fitzgerald (Assistant Director)
Roz Hervey (Creative Producer)
Darcy Carpenter (Dancer)
Jianna Georgiou (Dancer)
Michael Hodyl (Dancer)
Bhodi Hudson (Dancer)
Alexis Luke (Dancer)
Madalene Macera (Dancer)
Michael Noble (Dancer)
Charlie Wilkins (Dancer)
Astrid Pill (Front of House Performer)
Playhouse Ln & Gilles ArcadeGet directions
Shifting Perspectives is a high visual content event with little dialogue
Queens Theatre main entrance is wheelchair accessible and access seating is available at the venue
Accessible toilets are located at the venue
Assistance dogs are welcome in Queens Theatre
This is an interactive performance
Audiences will be invited to interact and roam through the space at times during the performance.
This is a roaming event, however accessible seating will be available.
Please be advised this event includes smoke and haze effects
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