Australian Premiere

Not T̶o̶d̶a̶y̶'̶s̶ Yesterday

Dance / Dance Theatre
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'Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past'. George Orwell

Not Today's Yesterday is an International collaboration between UK award-winning Bharatanatyam artist Seeta Patel and Australian choreographer Lina Limosani. This work blends techniques from Bharatanatyam, contemporary dance & theatre to create a poetic narrative that has the beauty & disquiet of a Grimm's fairy-tale. It is a one-woman show which subversively co-opts whitewashing against itself.

Once upon a time.. in a faraway land.. it happened.. did not happen.. could have happened.

Supported by Chats Palace, Arts Council England, Country Arts SA, Arts SA, The Place London, Adelaide Fringe Artists Fund, LWD Dance Hub, British Council, The Bench UK and NA POMORSKIEJ Artist residency

Presented by:
Lina Limosani & Seeta Patel in Assoc. w Holden Street Theatres

An original member of Garry Stewart’s Australian Dance Theatre, Lina has since worked with numerous national and international choreographers and companies. In 2014 she premiered ‘A Delicate Situation’, 2015 received the Peggy Van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship, 2016 created ‘One’s Wicked Ways' for ADT & ‘Whispers from Pandora’s Box’ for NZ Dance Comp. 2018 will see the premiere of 'The Spinners' at the AFCT. Seeta has worked with a range of Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance professionals such as Mavin Khoo, Padma Shri Adyar K Lakshman, Pushkala Gopal, DV8 Physical Theatre, Shobana Jeyasingh, David Hughes Dance Company and recently the Gandini Juggling group. She has presented works at the Edinburgh Fringe, Purcell Room, Royal Opera House: ROH2 and Sadler’s Wells.

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Holden Street Theatres

Holden Street is a boutique theatre just moments from the city with the reputation as the Home of Theatre. With free parking, food trucks, fine wines and incredible programming Holden Street is a favorite for many patrons and artists. We strive for cultural and artistic significance on a local, national and international scale and we are passionate about building exchange programs between Holden Street and international companies. Holden Street Theatres has local, national and international recognition as the home of theatre during Fringe. We support new collaborations, takes risks, produces internationally viable work and supports companies to develop high calibre productions.

34 Holden St , Hindmarsh, SA, 5007

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Age Suitability: PG


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