STEPHEN PETRONIO THE GOTHAM SUITE (USA)04/10/2005 - 22/10/2005
2005 Sydney Debut Season
After taking Australian audiences and critics by storm in 2003 with Underland, his commissioned work for Sydney Dance Company, New York choreographer Stephen Petronio returns in October with his own world renowned ensemble - the Stephen Petronio Company.
"The Gotham Suite" is Petronio's homage to New York City post 9/11. The most recent of the three works The Island of Misfit Toys is presented alongside two brilliant works - the solo Broken Man, performed by Petronio himself, and City of Twist.
"An experimental choreographer of whiplash force and extreme dynamics" Anna Kisselgoff, NEW YORK TIMES, 2004
October 4-16 Sydney Theatre www.sydneytheatre.org.au
October 19-22 Melbourne International Arts Festival www.melbournefestival.com.au