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Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours

WA Premiere Performance Circus Community

Imagination takes flight in Iluka.

Awe-inspiring and site-specific, Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours is a dynamic and captivating performance of First Nations dance, storytelling, and contemporary circus, culminating in a living, breathing work of art against the backdrop of nature’s beauty.

Come down with a picnic rug or find a space on the grass to listen to Aboriginal Elder Luther Cora’s interpretation of a simple story with a powerful message: while we may appear different, communicate differently, and have unique perspectives, at the core we share more in common than we have differences.

In this collaborative work from Arc Circus Co. and the Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers, each performance of Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours will be unique, with the artists moving responsively to the unique open-air environment they find themselves in, celebrating ‘place’ and forging connections with the land, sea, sky, and one another.

“Stunning!” – Audience Review

After the performance, stay to hear the heartwarming stories of local residents and trained storytellers in a special one-off presentation of Colourful Stories featuring true, first-person allegories related to ideas of belonging, environment, place and identity.

With the lovely warm weather, the beautiful park, the sunset, yummy coffee and a tasty bao food truck, don’t miss this unique event and chance for the whole family to enjoy an evening filled with incredible entertainment and community spirit.

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