BEY-CHELLA THE HOMAGE - DANCE CLASS WITH AMRITA Tickets
5:45pm, Mon 28 May, 2018
THE TOFF IN TOWN, MELBOURNE, VIC
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Tickets $25.00 + bf. Doors 5.45PM - Start 6.00pm.
After 15 months of Hardwork and twins Beyonce blessed us all with not one but 2 weekends of Beychella <3 (thank you queen bey)
After many months away Amrita Hepi your dance guardian angel is back in Narrm to pay homage to this momentus occassion.
~ this is a beginners dance class learning some of the juiciest bits of choreography from this performance <3 , welcoming all bodies. No gronks tolerated.
*yellow hoodie and pyrotechnics optional
** no pyrotechnics sorry lol.
Amrita Hepi is an award winning first nations choreographer and dancer from from Bundjulung (Aus) and Ngapuhi (NZ) territories. Her mission as an artist is to push the barriers of intersectionality and make work that garners multiple access points through allegories. An artist with a broad following and reach her work has taken various forms (film, performance, sculpture, text, lecture, paticipatory installation) but always begins from working with the body as a point of archive, memory and resistance.
She is a member of the Western Australian Dance Company OCHRES and has worked with Victoria Chiu, Marrugeku, Melanie Lane & Amos Gerbrahnt, Bhenji Ra and Force Majeure. In 2018 she was the recipient of the people's choice award for the Keir Choreographic award and was named one of Forbes Asia's 30 under 30.
Amrita has also worked in various commercial capacities and has been commissioned by ASOS global to create and choreograph film works and has been featured globally in Vouge USA, TeenVouge USA, Instyle, Harpers Bazar and PAPER US.Amrita trained at the National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA) dance college, New South Wales, Australia and Alvin Ailey American Dance School, New York. And has been an artist in residence at BANFF centre for the arts Canada, ACE OPEN South Australia.