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

Description:

The project is currently in development and will premiere in 2024.  

 

 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.  

 

Director/Concept Irine Vela

Writers Sahra Davoudi, Samah Sabawi, Patricia Cornelius, Kush Kuichiang

Writer Mentors Christos Tsiolkas, Samah Sabawi

Choreographer/Dance Artist Tara Jade Samaya

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

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

Photographers and Videographers Pippa Samaya, Miguel Rios, 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, Georgia Rudd

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

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