cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival

19 – 30 Jun 2024

On the cusp—emergent, imminent. In this precursory space of change, the 14th edition of our festival is a patient, persistent, inquiry into the world around us. How should we relate to each other; how do we better know ourselves? And, how does the medium of movement help us make sense of, and find hope, amidst the discord in the world? With a global mix of artists, join us on the cusp as we seek emergent possibilities for the imminent future.

About the festival

Having started out as a simple week of dance events in 2010, cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival is now an annual staple in the local dance calendar. cont·act—meaning “continued act”—encapsulates the festival’s enduring commitment to the local contemporary dance landscape through celebrating diverse voices, embracing difference, and uplifting younger generations of emerging artists and arts thinkers. Echoing the gesture of touch, or contact, cont·act celebrates dance as a force that bridges perspectives and experiences, and touches hearts and minds.



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