Winner of Best Dance in the Adelaide Fringe 2019, and having just completed performances in an international tour, Femme is one woman’s search for self in a world of gender and sexual conditioning.
Devised and choreographed by independent Adelaide choreographer Erin Fowler. Femme explores concepts of femininity and female sexuality, the female body, the gender roles we conform to, or break against, and what it means to be powerful in a largely masculine dominant culture. Education resource to be released closer to performance.
Australian Curriculum: The Arts: Dance, Critical and Creative thinking
SACE: Dance, Creative Arts
Year Level: 10 – 12
Date: Thursday 3 June, Term 2 Week 6
Venue: Space Theatre
Duration: 1 hour + 20min post show Q&A
Price: Schools $16 Equity $10
Warnings: Themes of sexuality and aggression towards women
CREATIVE WORKSHOP FOR EQUITY SCHOOLS
Erin Fowler will lead students through the creative processes and ideas connected to Femme. This will feature several creative exercises used in Femme, including creating movement to voice over text and other creative stimuli, to help students develop and connect to a character in dance.
This free opportunity for a post-show workshop is available to one equity school who is attending the school matinee of Femme. To register your interest please email centrED@adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au with the subject line ‘Femme workshop’
Presented by Erin Fowler and InSpace
Image Credit: Chris Hartfield
South Australian regional and equity schools are invited to contact centrED to apply for transport subsidies should travel costs prohibit attendance at an Adelaide Festival Centre presented performance or workshop. Email centrED@adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au with the subject ‘Travel Subsidy – SCHOOL NAME’ to apply.