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About

Years 5/6

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Exploring About (2011)

About expresses the choreographer’s personal cultural connection and continuing curiosity about the four winds (Gub) of the Torres Strait Islands. The behaviours of these winds guide the people in their daily lives, and the spirits of these winds inform the essential elements of their cultural life.
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About: Excerpts from the production

The film clip shows excerpts of the four winds.
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Bringing the stories to the stage: the creative process

About was created by the choreographer, in close collaboration with the dancers, the composer, and the costume, set and lighting designers. This collaborative process enables the various disciplines (art forms) employed to create works that weave together to achieve the overall vision of the choreographer.
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Class Activities: years 5/6 (Stage 3)

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Links & further reading

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Acknowledgements

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