From the team that bought you Standing Bird comes a fresh re-visioning of this dynamic collaboration between some of WA’s most experienced independent artists.
In a bravura solo performance by Jacqui Claus, one of WA’s most exciting and powerful dancers, Standing Bird 2 is a personal odyssey that spirals the audience into an experience of fear, submersion, and transformation. This work is immersive, exploiting a range of spaces to create an ever shifting point of view to this intimate and sensual performance experience.
Finalist – Best Performance/Best Production/Judges Choice Awards – 2013 Blue Room Theatre Awards
Winner – Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer (Standing Bird) – 2013 WA Dance Awards
Nominee – Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer (Standing Bird) – Dance Australia Critics Choice 2012
Finalist – Best Emerging Artist – FringeWorld Awards 2012
Finalist – Best Dance Work (Standing Bird) – FringeWorld Awards 2012
Nominee – Most outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer – 2013 Australian Dance Awards
“Claus can disarm any audience.. You watch and weep at her strength and prowess. Standing Bird 2 is unforgettable…”
Rita Clarke – The Australian
“A breathtaking display of graceful strength and sinuous stamina, Standing Bird Two is a leap toward self-discovery.. its sheer physicality and clear presentation make this a performance that should be accessible and enjoyable to a broad audience.”
Nerida Dickenson- Arts Hub
“…exciting, genre-defying, exquisitely performed..”
Humphrey Bower- Crickey.com
2013 | The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge, WA