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Bandaloop


Experimental, graceful, powerful and provocative. This is a swooping, perspective-changing dance performance on the side – yes, the side – of the sheer glass facade on the ANZ building at 20 Martin Place.

Pioneering vertical dance, Bandaloop weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and the art of climbing to inspire wonder and awe in humble, ground-bound onlookers.

With the help of state-of-the-art climbing equipment, the dancers will be suspended from the roof of the ANZ building and glide across the vertical surfaces, multiple stories high, performing a ‘sideways dance’ that is dreamlike and hypnotic.

Bandaloop has performed off the cliffs of Tianmen mountain in China and Seattle’s famous sky needle, along with a myriad of locations across Sao Paulo, Mumbai, Seoul, Soweto, Lisbon and New York. Bandaloop is performing in Australia for the first time as part of Art & About Sydney, an ongoing year-round program of temporary art projects in unusual spaces produced by City of Sydney.

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Where

Location of Bandaloop
Martin Place
Martin Place, Sydney
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When

Friday 18 August 2017 from 12.30pm to 12.45pm
Friday 18 August 2017 from 1.30pm to 1.45pm
Friday 18 August 2017 from 5pm to 5.15pm
Saturday 19 August 2017 from 12pm to 12.15pm
Saturday 19 August 2017 from 2pm to 2.15pm
Sunday 20 August 2017 from 12pm to 12.15pm
Sunday 20 August 2017 from 2pm to 2.15pm

Cost

Free

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More about Bandaloop

Under the artistic direction of Amelia Rudolph, Bandaloop re-imagines dance, activates public spaces, and inspires wonder and imagination around the world. Bandaloop performs in theatres and museums, on skyscrapers, bridges, billboards and historical sites, in atriums and convention halls, in nature on cliffs, and on screen.

Video

Move over window cleaners, we’re about to dance. Highlights from the Australian premiere of BANDALOOP on a windy, winter’s day in Martin Place, Sydney