Queensland dance company Expressions Dance Company (EDC)  has partnered with the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) to present Converge

The event, taking place from 10 to 17 March, will showcase bold new contemporary dance works from four of Australasia’s best young choreographers.

EDC has been around since 1984 and has since created more than 170 works. The companies ensemble, made up of six to eight dancers performs mainly at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and has enjoyed 22 international tours and 23 major Australian tours. 

The dance theatre company is dedicated to its contribution to contemporary Australian dance and is committed to excellence in performance and sector development.

Recently, the company has sought to collaborate with different countries to enrich and diversify its works and has since teamed up with some of China’s leading contemporary dance companies.

Converge is no different with provocative new choreographic works from Beijin Dance LDTX’s Xu Yiming, EDC ensemble members Richard Causer and Jake McLarnon, and acclaimed contemporary dance maker Stephanie Lake, recipient of a 2017 Australia Council Fellowship. 

The event will also showcase both national and international dance artists, featuring the works of emerging composers and musicians from Queensland Conservatorium.

The Conservatorium is one of Australia’s leading music and performing arts schools with award-winning teachers and alumni, including famous vocalists and performers such as Eurovision runner-up Dami Im.

Bold and inspiring, Converge showcases the latest in daring contemporary dance and incredible new musical compositions.

Tickets are available online now.

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