Photo: Byron Perry

About Force Majeure

Established in 2002, Force Majeure produces critically acclaimed dance theatre works.

The company is based around a collective of artists from varying disciplines who are committed to creating stimulating movement-based theatre. Artists include dancers, actors, writers, visual artists, composers and filmmakers.

Since its inception Force Majeure has created five major works, two collaborative works, a short film series, and has received five major national awards.

Force Majeure produces stimulating, accessible, highly produced dance theatre that questions, reflects and engages with contemporary culture using intelligence, humour, pathos and insight.

The company has toured to the prestigious Lyon Biennale de la Danse, Place des Arts Montreal, Dublin Theatre festival and the Seoul Performing Arts Festival.

Force Majeure is committed to supporting the development of dance theatre in Australia.

“Force Majeure push the boundaries of what is considered contemporary dance and bring us works that communicate with the audience in a fresh, challenging way.” – Artshub

Force Majeure is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Force Majeure is a proud member of Live Performance AustraliaLPA and the International Society of the Performing ArtsISPA.