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Dunedin Fringe - 'The 'I' Test'

The ‘I’ Test dance-theatre show by Muted Crane Productions is now only one week from opening at The Fortune Theatre on Thursday 13th of March at 7pm.

We are packing our bags ready to fly down from Wellington where we have just finished our successful season of The ‘I’ Test. We were lucky to have great, lively and responsive audiences!

“Certainly worth seeing at Bats in the Fringe.” - Deirdre Tarrant, Theatreview

Rowan Pierce (Glass Vaults) has composed an incredible score for the show adding depth and atmosphere to the work.

Andrew Paterson has just won Best Newcomer Award at the New Zealand Fringe Festival Awards in Wellington for his show ‘I Could Live Here ’.

As a company we are thrilled to be presenting work for the first time outside of Wellington. Now we just need to sort out getting our set onto the plane!

DUNEDIN: Fortune Theatre Studio, 231 Stuart Street (cnr Stuart Street & Moray Place)
7pm Thurs 13th - Sat 15th March
Online Tickets $14 / Door Sales $17
Book online or call 0800-327-4849

The ‘I’ Test... I see everything so clearly now.

Allow your perspective to be shifted. This work reveals five dancers weaving threads of raw physicality through a fabric of original sound and spatial design.
A constant flux of questioning and absorption. Be a sponge.

Anna Flaherty, Danielle Lindsay and Emma Coppersmith are a trio of emerging dance makers forging their way into the choreographic landscape with The ‘I’ Test. They are Wellington-based freelance contemporary dancers and have worked with many and myriad projects and companies, such as Footnote Dance, Java Dance Company, Rifleman Productions, Bipeds Productions, Kowhiti Dance Festival and the World of Wearableart Awards Show.The trio performed for the first time together in ‘Feet of Clay’ choreographed by Livia McPhedran.

‘The dancers [Anna, Emma & Danielle] are all strong, and complement one another's physicality beautifully...’ ‘Feet of Clay’ reviewed by Sam Trubridge.

As a company they completed a Toi Pōneke Dance Residency (Pilot), sharing the space with Java Dance Company and Bipeds Productions whilst working on the initial development for ‘The ‘I’ Test’. This project has also been supported by Creative New Zealand, Wellington City Council Creative Communities Scheme, The New Zealand Fringe Festival, Dunedin Fringe, Festival, DANZ, Toi Poneke and Sarah Burton Photography.

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