2014 Make A Dance in a Week


Tracks Dance Studio, Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts, Darwin City

Sept 29 - Oct 3, 2014

Movers aged 9-18 yrs participated in making a dance and performing it in a week.

Post Office Themes

Choreographer Jess Devereux, assisted by Kelly Beneforti, worked during the Term 3 school holidays with two groups (primary school age, and secondary school age) to devise, rehearse and perform two new contemporary dance works. The five-day intensive program was specially designed for young people who are passionate about dance, and who wanted to participate in a choreographic process leading to performance.

Workshop Venue: Tracks Studio, Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts, 56 McMinn St, Darwin
Performance Venue: Darwin Post Office - (Shopfront, and Entrance)

Creative Personnel

Jess Devereux, Kelly Beneforti


Primary School group: Lilli Cowan, Finella Wells Kelly, Piper Mules, Jasper Mules, India Wilson, Aimee Ferdinands, Evie Ferdinands, Mickala Flack, Felix Hill, Amelia Hill, Ashley Hyde, Sophie Hawkes.
High School group: Stephanie Packwood, Darcy Elliston, Lotus Emblard, Mikaylah Linden, Kialang Millar, Kiayla Newton, Mariah Chick, Mamai Ballah, Stephanie Spillet, Simon Cash.


High School group:
‘Pull the Catch’ by Fat Freddy’s Drop and ‘Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger’ by Daft Punk
Primary School group:
‘Mirror Maru’ by Cashmere Cat and ‘Ivy’ by Active Child

Tracks 2014

Artistic Co-Directors: David McMicken and Tim Newth
General Manager: Susan Congreve
Administrator: Clancy Breasley
Production Manager: Kelly Blumberg
Dance Animateur: Jess Devereux
Bookkeeper: Heather Van Anholt
Geek in Residence: Jeffrey Withaya Campbell

Committee Members: Michael Grant (Chairperson), Glenn Bernardin, (Treasurer) David Taylor, Ken Conway, Stephanie Cvirn, Kate Hudspith, Mary Durack. David McMicken, Tim Newth, and Susan Congreve (Ex-Officio Members)

Public Fund Trustees: Rev. Steve Orme, Dr Anita Toth, Ippei Okazaki

Patron: Her Honour the Honourable Sally Thomas AC, Administrator of the Northern Territory



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