Mura Buai

Created and choreographed by Ghenoa Gela

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25 - 27 September | National Arts Centre, Ottawa, CANADA | Tickets/info>>
3 - 5 October | Native Earth Performing Arts, Toronto, CANADA | Tickets/info>>

ABOUT

Created by award-winning Torres Strait Islander artist Ghenoa Gela, Mura Buai is a thoughtful new work infused with a sense of the past that explores strength, tradition and identity. 

Produced by Australian dance theatre company Force Majeure and co-directed by Danielle Micich, Mura Buai features a contingent of Torres Strait Islander performers in collaboration with local Indigenous performers from Turtle Island, resulting in a captivating work that uses stories and movement inspired by traditional practices, contemporary dance and sport. 

From this playful choreographed-yet-improvised environment come relationships and meaning that shift and change depending on your perspective.

Enjoy this free event from one of Australia’s most promising choreographers!

CREDITS

Director Ghenoa Gela
Dramaturg Danielle Micich
Performers Sid Bobb, Josée Bourgeois, Luke Currie-Richardson, Christine Friday, Taryn Laleen, Berthalia Selina Reuben
Production Manager Glenn Dulihanty

PERFORMANCE HISTORY

2019

October | Caminos 2019, Native Earth Performing Arts | Toronto, Canada
September | National Arts Centre | Ottawa, Canada

 

2018

April | Festival ‘18 – the Commonwealth Games Cultural Program | Kurrawa Park, Gold Coast, QLD

2015

October | Performance Space’s LiveWorks Festival | Carriageworks, Eveleigh, NSW

 

Force Majeure acknowledges the Gadigal people as the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work, and pays respect to their Elders past and present.