VIGIL is dance, theatre and film. A fearless epic work.

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VIGIL

A HUSBAND KILLS HIS WIFE. 

ANOTHER VIGIL FOR A DEAD WOMAN.  

ANOTHER DEATH IN CUSTODY.

 

PROTEST.  

 

IS THERE NO PLACE THAT IS SAFE?  

NO TEMPLE THAT IS SACRED?  

WHAT LIVES MATTER?  

 

IT IS THE 21ST CENTURY FEAR HAUNTS OUR NATION. COURAGE IS ITS CONTENDER.  

 

VIGIL is currently in development.

 

CREATIVE TEAM

Director/Concept Irine Vela

Writers Sahra Davoudi, Samah Sabawi, Patricia Cornelius, Bryan Andy and Kush Kuichiang

Choreographer/Dance Artist Tara Jade Samaya

Writer Mentors Christos Tsiolkas and Samah Sabawi

Dance Film Artists (Berlin and Scotland) Pippa Samaya, Tara Jade Samaya and Ivy-Victoria Otradovec 

Dance Film Artists (Berlin) Renae Shadler, Stella Horta  and Jonathan Reiter

Photographers and Videographers Pippa Samaya, Miguel Rios and Meredith O’Shea 

Creative Development Artists Ajak Kwai, Vahideh Eisaei, Mary Sitarenos, Damian Seddon, Israel Aloni, Kuishiang Kuiy, Maryanne Lynch, Adrienne Chisholm, Gina Gascoigne, Nicki Benza, Jennifer Large, Michaela Tancheff and Georgia Rudd

Developed with support from the Australian Government through the Australia Council and its arts funding and advisory body, the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, Besen Family Foundation, Inner North Community Foundation and Merri-bek City Council.  

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