SARA BRODIE / LESHAN SONG AND DANCE TROUPE
CHRISTCHURCH / CHINA
When the shaking stops what's left? Fault Lines exposes
the intimate human response to natural disaster.
Led by Christchurch locals; director Sara Brodie, assistant
choreographer Ross McCormack and designer Mark McEntyre and created
with the dancers of the Leshan Dance Company of southern China who
experienced the devastating Sichuan quake of 2008, Fault
Lines offers a private view of what it is to survive in the
aftermath of a quake.
Hauntingly beautiful and revealing the strange, sometimes humorous
and fundamental way an earthquake affects those remaining - a rare
chance to witness a stirring tribute to the resilience of the human
Featuring original music by Gareth Farr and Gao Ping recorded by
the CSO. Fault Lines had its world premiere at Melbourne
Festival in October 2012.
Presented by Melbourne Festival and Christchurch Arts Festival
in Association with Playking Foundation.