Program

The congress program will include a range of exciting activities with focused gatherings in the spirit of Panpapanpalya 2018 8-13 July.

Download the program here –  Panpapanpalya Program

Sunday:

We are thrilled Panpapanpalya 2018 will be hosting ECR Day which will bring together postgraduate and early career dance researchers from across the globe for a not to be missed networking and professional development event on the eve of Panpapanpalya. Hear from emerging researchers at varying stages of their careers and develop practical skills in a friendly environment among fellow ECRs. Find out more here   http://ecrcdance.com/ecr-day-2018/


Opening Event for everyone from 4pm, with a Kaurna welcome to country, including traditional and contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performances at Tarntanyangga (Victoria Square) and Adelaide Town Hall. Please arrive at 3.30pm and enjoy food with us.


Monday

8.30am – 9.30am

  • Dance Flavours – morning starter classes open to everyone

10am – 5pm

  • Creative Gatherings – collaborative mixes of countries and age groups
  • Twin Labs – sharing of Twinning Projects
  • Keynote speaker – David McAllister AM
  • Papers, Panel discussions, Project Dialogues, Dance Research Workshops, Lecture demonstrations, Workshops, Posters/Installations & Pecha Kucha.
  • Teachers’ Gatherings – for dance educators to share ideas and practices
  • Young Peoples Gatherings – interaction between peers from across the world

6.30pm – 9.30pm

  • Delegate Performance program

Tuesday

8.00am Lewis Major Contemporary Workshop – Venue LWD Studios

  • A contemporary workshop for advanced dancers with South Australian dancer and choreographer Lewis Major. Free to congress delegates. Book online here
    Please note this is a change to the advertised day which was Monday.

8.30am – 9.30am

  • Dance Flavours – morning starter classes open to everyone

10am – 5pm

  • Creative Gatherings – collaborative mixes of countries and age groups
  • Twin Labs – sharing of Twinning Projects
  • Keynote speaker –  Katie Dawson
  • Papers, Panel discussions, Project Dialogues, Dance Research Workshops, Lecture demonstrations, Workshops, Posters/Installations & Pecha Kucha.
  • Teachers’ Gatherings – for dance educators to share ideas and practices
  • Young Peoples Gatherings – interaction between peers from across the world

11.15am and 12.45pm


Nursery – Celebrate the moment-by-moment fascination of a being a baby in this ground-breaking and beautiful production.
Venue: AC Arts Light Square Gallery

Enter a safe and special play space in which babies and performers together create beauty, delight and a sense of connection. Developed through extensive research into ways in which babies and their adults tune into one another, this gentle piece is presented especially for babies and their adults. Nursery by Sally Dance Chance is performed by two dancers and a musician. Ages: Children Under 2 years old.  About the creator:  Sally Chance Dance is the leading maker for shows for babies and very young children. http://insitearts.com.au/sally-chance/
Entry is free for congress delegates but places should be prebooked here

6.30pm – 9.30pm

  • Delegate Performance program

Wednesday will be a day for Cultural Tours within Adelaide and local environs. Below are just a sample we have put together for your enjoyment. Click Adelaide Tour Options to download more.

     

Cleland Wildlife Park is nestled within the beautiful Cleland Conservation Park just 30 minutes from from the city centre. Pure SA are offering Panpapanpalya attendees the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of this natural bush environment, discover some of over 130 species of native wildlife in the park including koalas and the chance to hand feed kangaroos and Potteroos! Find out more here and book online here.

Introduction to Adelaide walking tours are free to participate (runs on tipping and what customer thinks tour is worth but not compulsory) and welcome families, young adults and adults. Reserve your spot from 10am.

 Adelaide Botanic Gardens The Botanic Gardens are large public gardens full of varieties of plants and wildlife located on the northeast corner of the city of Adelaide. Free entry, open in July 7:15am until 5:00pm on weekdays and 9:00am until 5:00pm on weekends. Can catch tram to Rundle Mall stop and walk 30 minutes/2km to destination. guided tours are available from 10:30am, while self-guided and audio tours are also available.

Yella Umbrella Walking Tours take a step beyond sightseeing and discover the history behind this unique colony. Join a professional guide for a comprehensive exploration. Walk in the footsteps of those early pioneers and hear the stories behind the triumphs and tragedies of those first settlers. Along the way you will be introduced to the cultural precinct with its galleries and museums; take coffee in the majestic Adelaide Arcade; and mix with the locals at Adelaide’s famous Central Market. A great way to start your visit to this beautiful city.

South Australia Museum Free entry, open 10:00am until 5:00pm weekdays and weekends. A map of the museum is available to download in PDF form from the website. The galleries draw from various heritage and cultural backgrounds to piece together South Australia’s past, present and future. The museum is accessible by a short walk leaving from the Adelaide Railway Station tram stop. Museum is neighbours with the Art Gallery of South Australia.

daCi and WDA will also hold their committee meetings on Wednesday

Wednesday 10:30am-12:30pm

YOUTH DANCE FORUM – How can we recognise and grow Youth Dance Practice in Australia

A critical forum for the national sector to examine international models and discuss ongoing sustainability issues. This is a breakout seminar during  Panpapanpalya at Carclew Ballroom, 11 Jeffcott St, Kaurna Country, North Adelaide  exploring the South Australian perspective on dance.

The forum is open to anyone regardless of Panpapanpalya registration. Attendance is free but registration is essential. Register here

Program:   10:30am – Welcome Tricia Walton, Chief Executive, Carclew (SA)
10:35am – Opening Address: National perspective of youth dance in Australia. Ruth Osborne, Artistic Director, QL2 Dance Inc (ACT)
11am – Panel: How can we recognise and grow youth dance practice in Australia?
Panellists: Ruth Osborne |Alison Plevey, Lingua Franca/QL2 Dance (NSW/ACT)| Alice Lee Holland, Choreographer/Director (VIC) | Cadi McCarthy, Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub (NSW) | Kerrin Rowlands, Teacher/Dance practitioner (SA) | Caitlin Comerford, Stompin Youth Dance (TAS)
11:40am – Break
11:50am  Q&A Facilitators: Ruth Osborne | Hannah Allert, Manager, Arts Programs, Carclew

Wednesday 5pm — 7pm

Australian contemporary dance artist  Alison Currie along with the Human Arts Movement present Creatures – an exploration of human movement and repetition. For Panpapanpalya 2018, Creatures will be performed at Samstag Museum of Art in response to the exhibition A Conversation with Jheronimus by South Australian-based visual artist Aldo Iacobelli. As the dancers move among Iacobelli’s site-specific installation, a cross-disciplinary dialogue emerges about what it means to be human.

Free entry but spaces are limited. Find out more here and book a place HERE.

 


Thursday

8.30am – 9.30am

  • Dance Flavours – morning starter classes open to everyone

10am and 10.45am – wonderwander – Babies performance
Venue: Light Square Gallery, AC Arts

wonderwander is a dance performance developed specifically for very young audiences (ages 2-5 and their caregivers). This performance honors the creative interests of our very young artistic partners through moments of surprise, audience participation, whimsical movement, and the tactile investigation of objects. amandapintore.com  Book online here

10am – 5pm

  • Creative Gatherings – collaborative mixes of countries and age groups
  • Twin Labs – sharing of Twinning Projects
  • Keynote speaker-  Robyn Archer
  • Papers, Panel discussions, Project Dialogues, Dance Research Workshops, Lecture demonstrations, Workshops, Posters/Installations & Pecha Kucha.
  • Teachers’ Gatherings – for dance educators to share ideas and practices
  • Young Peoples Gatherings – interaction between peers from across the world

At 9.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm

From Darkness the Day – From Director/Choreographer/Co-Producer Felecia Hick
Venue: LWD Studios

An immersive promenade performance for children aged 8-11 which fuses dance, theatre, music, and digital projection. This work follows a child on a journey into danger, wonder and adventure as they travel through the dark night; befriend a bird; and look within to find the courage to overcome their greatest fear.(Duration 50 mins – includes welcoming, performance and interactive play.) Booking essential as capacity is limited. Book here for all performance times.

11am  – Behind the scenes of The Australian Ballet


In an exclusive event for Panpapanpalya delegates, The Australian Ballet invites you to watch the dancers’ take class live on stage in the midst of their season for The Sleeping Beauty at Adelaide Festival Centre.  Every morning, six days a week, the dancers take class. It helps them find new heights of technical excellence and maintain their peak fitness. Get a privileged, in-theatre view of their training, with commentary by artistic staff, then sit in as our top dancers rehearse for The Sleeping Beauty. Book here prior to 5 July!


Friday

8.30am – 9.30am

  • Dance Flavours – morning starter classes open to everyone

10am – 1pm

  • Creative Gatherings – collaborative mixes of countries and age groups
  • Twin Labs – sharing of Twinning Projects
  • Keynote speaker –  Sally Chance
  • Papers, Panel discussions, Project Dialogues, Dance Research Workshops, Lecture demonstrations, Workshops, Posters/Installations & Pecha Kucha.
  • Teachers’ Gatherings – for dance educators to share ideas and practices
  • Young Peoples Gatherings – interaction between peers from across the world

1.30pm

Observe Australian Choreographer Stephanie Lake as she leads a workshop at LWDance Hub. Observation is free for Panpapanpalya delegates. Spaces are extremely. Please book early here. To participate in the classes and workshop head to the LWDance Hub website. Please note this is not included in your Panpapanpalya Registration.

2pm – 4pm

  • Creative Gatherings site specific sharing at the SA Bio-medical health and research precinct

6pm – 9pm

Closing event and celebrations

  • As part of our closing event celebrations we will be inviting everyone to join in with Big Dance. The Big Dance choreography by Australian artists Frances Rings and Craig Bary is accessible to all and will be on display throughout the week for students to learn in preparation for the celebrations. You can also watch the video below and come prepared to dance!


Interspersed during the week will be the Performance Showcase and Pop Up dance performances


Scholarly Gatherings:

Keynote Speakers
We are delighted to have three four remarkable Keynote Speakers who all vastly different experience and perspectives on Dance.

David McAllister AM


Robyn Archer AO, CdOAL


Sally Chance


Katie Dawson


Creative Gatherings – a collaborative week-long dance project for congress participants across the countries

Building on Creative Meeting Points at the past Taiwan and Copenhagen events, the focus at Panpapanpalya 2018 will be on creative gatherings of dance in the life-

healing context of the South Australian Health and Biomedical Precinct, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Close to the congress city venues, site specific processes will explore responses to different spaces within the precinct as performance locations with diverse intergenerational participants as dancers.


Dance Flavours – daily ‘tasters’ designed to share dance cultures of the world

Dance Flavours are daily warm up classes, which invite all congress participants to enter the dance floor. We have invited local dance teacher to teach Dance Flavours to give a taste of the Australian dance community and to give you the possibilities to experience dance styles and ways of moving. It is also a way of meeting other participants at the congress through moving together.


Young People’s Gatherings

Over three days, youth members of the daCi SpringBoard will facilitate interactive gatherings for young people to come together with their peers from across the world. The focus is on discussing goals and aspirations for their developing identities as active world citizens who dance, share concerns and are informed about local and global issues


Teachers' Gatherings for dance educators to share ideas and practices;

Over three days, teachers from a range of contexts will gather to share practices and ideas, identifying issues, challenges and solutions. Experienced facilitators will lead these sessions. This is an ideal opportunity to talk with and listen to fellow teachers across the world. Teachers will network, build connections, swap contact details and arrange coffee conversations throughout the congress. The gatherings will consider the 2015 Copenhagen Declaration and support work towards an Adelaide Declaration for 2018.

Twinning Projects sharing outcomes, known as Twin Labs, for projects involving combinations of groups, such as two youth dance companies, a small group of child care centres, a regional-metropolitan exchange or a tertiary collaboration organised long-distance and culminating at the congress;

A Performance Program – a curated series of works spanning early years, young people, tertiary/university students, professionals and beyond;

Closing Event Friday 13 July 2018 and a celebration for everyone.

Program content will be updated regularly!


We are delighted to announce that Panpapanpalya 2018 happen during the same time as the Adelaide Dance Festival, South Australia’s first national dance Festival. With a line up which already includes The Australian Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre and Lina Limosani we are so excited to be a part of the inaugural festival. See the announcement here and stay tuned to their website for the full programme announcement.

Panpapanpalya delegates will receive special discounts to the following Adelaide Dance Festival performances:

  • The Spinners  – Limosani Projekts and Al Seed Productions
    Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11 – 13 July 7:00PM – The Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre. Suitable for ages 10 and up.
    Tickets A Reserve: Adult $32.90 Concession $29.90 Groups  6+ $29.90 or $25 to Panpapanpalya delegates. Please see your emails for the promotional code to quote when booking direct. Book here
  • The Sleeping Beauty – The Australian Ballet
    6 – 12 July – Adelaide Festival Centre.
    Discount for Panpapanpalya delegates – $10 off any price reserve tickets for any performance. Please see you emails for the promotional code to quote when booking direct. Book here
  • The Australian Ballet – Dancers class on stage
    Thursday 12 July – Adelaide Festival Centre. Suitable for all ages.
    Exclusive to Panpapanpalya delegates –  Watch elite dancers leap intotheir day. Every morning, six days a week company dancers take class. It helps them find new heights of technical excellence and maintain their peak fitness. Get a privileged, in theatre view of their training with commentary by the Company’s artistic staff.  Free event exclusive to Panpapanpalya delegates. Book here
  • The Beginning of Nature Australian Dance Theatre
    Wednesday 11 July – Saturday 14 July 8.30pm – Dunstan Playhouse – Adelaide Festival Centre. Suitable for ages 12 and up
    Tickets $59 Premium or $50 A reserve. Discount for Panpapanpalya delegates $50 Premium and $40 A reserve. Please see your emails for the promotional code to quote when booking direct. Book here