Lovers of contemporary dance are in for a real treat as internationally acclaimed choreographer Natalie Weir and Expressions Dance Company debut their wickedly indulgent new offering – 7 Deadly Sins.
Staged at QPAC’s Playhouse 21-29 August, 7 Deadly Sins promises all of the decadence and excess that the name implies, punctuated by rich imagery, extravagant costumes and breathtaking movement packing an emotional punch.
Weir is known around the world for both her creativity and humanity and the award winning choreographer says this latest offering is deeply humanistic by nature, spotlighting the inherent frailty and imperfections that exist in us all.
“7 Deadly Sins brings an ancient concept into modern times, with a fresh interpretation of this age old tale,” Weir said. “Even nowadays, the seven deadly sins still exist within everyone; it’s up to us to let them in or push them out.
“Our incredible EDC dancers will breathe new life into this well known concept, with decadent costumes and set design by Bill Haycock. I’m particularly excited to be working with composer Darrin Verhagen, whose electrifying and evocative sounds will be a thrilling addition to the work.”
With 10 Helpman Award nominations – the nation’s top honour for artistic achievement and excellence – Brisbane based Expressions Dance Company has established itself as one of Australia’s leading contemporary dance companies, consistently delivering world class productions having enjoyed tremendous success in recent years with Where The Heart Is, R&J, When Time Stops, and The Red Shoes.
7 Deadly Sins will be staged 21-29 August at the Playhouse, QPAC. Tickets are available now via qpac.com.au or call 136 246.