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Experience the Captivating Dance Production: AM I by Shaun Parker & Company

From: https://stream.sydneyoperahouse.com/videos/shaun-parker-company-am-i-2014

In January 2014, Australia’s renowned contemporary dance company, Shaun Parker & Company, took the stage at the Sydney Opera House, captivating audiences with their groundbreaking production, AM I. This extraordinary dance and music collaboration, directed by Shaun Parker and featuring the mesmerising compositions of Australian composer Nick Wales, made its debut as part of the prestigious Sydney Festival. Following a sell-out season at one of the world’s most iconic performing arts venues, AM I garnered tremendous acclaim and quickly gained recognition both nationally and internationally. The production embarked on a remarkable journey, touring within Australia, captivating audiences in Europe and Asia, and earning nominations for numerous awards along the way. Now, as part of the Sydney Opera House’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this critically acclaimed and award-winning production is being brought to a wider audience through a beautifully filmed recording. From October 4 to November 4, 2023, viewers around the world will have the opportunity to stream this groundbreaking work, experiencing the artistry and innovation of Shaun Parker & Company from the comfort of their own screens. AM I delves into profound questions about identity and human existence. With a fusion of spoken word, highly physical choreography, intricate hand gestures, and ancient fan and stick weaponry, the production explores the essence of being human in our digitally connected global society. Drawing inspiration from disciplines such as physics, astronomy, anthropology, and more, AM I takes audiences on a thought-provoking journey that challenges perceptions and delves into the very core of our humanity. Set against the backdrop of… Read More

Gaming, technology and dance take to the Camden stage in Sydney

Shaun Parker Zone

When Shaun Parker does a show, it makes headlines. The last instalment that was KING as part of the 2019 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras was testament to that. And this theatrical season, the company is back with In The Zone, a production that brings gaming technology and dance together on stage. It’s about mesmerising Airsticks technology which creates sound through movement, alongside outstanding hip-hop choreography from Shaun Parker himself, the Sydney choreographer and Artistic Director of this incredible company.  Performed by Western Sydney street and hip-hop dancer Libby Montilla, In The Zone will take you on a journey into the world of limitless imagination inspired by gaming and escapism. Creating an unforgettable show for all ages, In The Zone is perfect for dance lovers, avid gamers and those ready to witness a breathtaking combination of exceptional choreography and modern technology. The show will premiere at the Macarthur Auditorium, Camden Civic Centre, Oxley Street, Camden, NSW 2570 on Friday 13 September from 7pm. See more at the production’s website.