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Monkey See

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Dates: 27/05/1992 - 13/06/1992

Location: Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

MONKEY SEE
Choreography by Kim Walker

presented by Sydney Dance Company

as part of 3 PREMIERS a Programme of New Works by Australian Choreographers


Choreography - Kim Walker
Design - John Senczuk
Lighting - Roderick van Gelder

The Company: Ross Philip, Bill Pengelly, Lea Francis, Jan Pinkerton, Adrian Batchelor, Cynthia Lochard, Kathryn Dunn, Dale Pengelly, Georgia Shepherd. Carl Plaisted, Louise Deleur, Gideon Obarzanek, Brett Morgan, Catherine Goss, Wakako Asano, Graham Rowe, Tamasin Nolan, Bradley Chatfield, martin Lewis. 

Monkey See grew from my thoughts and views on politics and power. The work deals with the way that society tends to place its leaders on pedestals as though the attainment of powere were in itself a virtue. As those leaders change, the cycle repeats itself. Society pays homage to the new power generation and former heroes are swept aside. In Monkey See the characters ultimately find powere in their own individuality.
     Kim Walker