MAKESHIFT DANCE COLLECTIVE
FIERCE, POIGNANT AND CAPTIVATING
Co-Director: Caitlin Comerford
Co-Director & Performer: Gabriel Comerford
Performer: Amelia Stokes
MakeShift is an independent collective of dancers and dance makers committed to contributing to and fostering a vibrant and diverse independent dance community across Australia, creating art that moves, grounds, arrests, reflects and questions.
Illuminating our darkest and best kept secret, this new work of physical theatre is fierce, poignant and captivating.
Absence of Light is a response to lives lived and lost to depression and anxiety, a story shared by countless Australians.
Using dance, props and metaphor this work opens up a dialogue with audiences, evoking the possibility of shifting stigma and amplifying empathy.
ACTIVATION WARNING: This performance contains content relating to mental health and may elicit a stress response/activation for some.
4 shows - Thu, Aug 8 7:00pm, Fri Aug 9, 1pm, Fri Aug 9, 7pm, Sat Aug 10, 7pm