The dance Moth represents a story of spiritual inheritance and spiritual existence. It also reflects the last stage of a lifecycle and the birth of a new creature. In this dance the moth emerges and transforms, reflecting the human lifecycle and the passing on of knowledge. Moth represents the resilience of the spirit of Indigenous Australians.
Brolga (Gudurrku)- Images from 2001-2018
The dance Brolga illustrates the concepts of ceremony, connection and transformation between a human spirit and the spirit of a creature.
Mutton Bird is a contemporary dance representation of the mutton birds (shearwaters) that inhabit the coastal areas of Tasmania, and their significance as the totem to the clan to which Mathinna belonged.
In 1991, Stephen Page was appointed Artistic Director of internationally-acclaimed Bangarra Dance Theatre and has developed a signature body of works that have become milestones in the Australian performing arts landscape.Explore profile