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Out-of-this- world-class contemporary dance, circus and acrobatics as well as eye-popping visuals set to a thumping hip-hop soundtrack.See some of Australia’s finest physical, visual and musical artists create a unique experience for local participants and community, on and around Bendigo’s iconic poppet head in Rosalind Park.

ENCOUNTER: is a common ground, a social and supported shared experience. A multi-generational performance event. _Crossing cultures and carving out new genres. _Crafting the digital and the handmade. _Cultivating collective confidence and human connection. _A colourful protest against the inexorable advance of technology itself. _Concerned with all aspects of contemporary celebration and ceremony.


This especially commissioned performance celebrates historical events relating to Bermagui’s fishing and coastal heritage from a range of different perspectives. Hear stories from members of the community told alongside original dance, songs and music performed by Festival musicians.

This is a collaborative, community event with people from the area contributing as dancers, performers, and artists. This opening performance is generously supported by Regional Arts NSW.


Regional Arts Australia – Bendigo Sept 2018

“The essential end to your day”.
Live performance and DJ’s, multi- instrumentalists.
A Counter-urban Night club.
Eclectic electronic music makers.
Singers and sound artists. Barefoot bowls and beats.
Celebrating Central Victoria’s serious amount of home-grown local talent.
Come on down kick back and relax.


A live arts project cultivating collective joy through community celebration.

A colourful protest against the inexorable advance of technology itself.

Expressing personal gifts and natural  abilities.

An activated creative process that is productive and resourceful.

A social and supportive shared experience.


Entertaining and often extreme. A Curated Program that pushes the boundaries of circus/physical theatre, tackling topics of how we live with mainstream popular culture.

Internationally acclaimed choreographers, circus performers and electronic music composers creating live performance.

The Future of Things Past.

Castlemaine State Festival 2017.  Opening Night.

A wild energetic and moving  journey through the human experience, the Australian Landscape, and the Encounter of Cultures. Values and emotions are boldly and intensely expressed in this powerful performance of community driven contemporary dance theatre.

   Contact :   Tel : +61 455481705