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  1. Chunky Move is touring to Germany

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    This month Chunky Move is embarking on a very special tour to Germany, with Anouk van Dijk’s first work for the Company, An Act of Nowwhich premierd in 2012 at Melbourne’s iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

    An Act of Now is touring to the prestigious international Theater der Welt in Hamburg (2, 3 & 4 June) and Staatstheater Darmstadt in Darmstadt (9 June).

    To stay up to date with Company tours and performances, be sure to check the upcoming performances section of our website.

  2. INTERIOR fundraising Campaign

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    We’re over the moon with the support we have received for INTERIOR. Thanks to many Chunky Move supporters we have raised over $30,000 and will receive a matched funding grant from Creative Partnerships Australia.

    If you would like to support the project, you can still make an end-of-financial tax deductible contribution here: 

    DONATE ONLINE NOW

    Our new work – INTERIOR – brings together Chunky Move Artistic Director Anouk van Dijk and New York based Australian artist Ian Strange to re-interpret the psychological interior of a house. INTERIOR consists of two parts: a physical and filmic research in an abandoned house in outer Melbourne suburbs and a live stage performance. Within the familiar interior of a suburban home, the dancers expose the emotional space of the house revealing its vulnerable and temporary nature. Ultimately, memory is all that remains, leaving our bodies as the only true home we have.
    If you would like to find out more about Ian Strange’s body of work, we encourage you to watch the beautiful ABC series Art Bites:Home:The Art of Ian Strange

    A big thank you to our INTERIOR supporters: Mary Barlow, Leigh O’Neill, Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking, Nelson Estrella and Phil Rounsevell, Jerry Remkes, Rose Hiscock and Virginia Lovett, John Carr, Jacqueline O’Brien, Sue Donnelly, Michelle Brooks, Rhod Ellis-Jones, Jeremy Blackshaw, Sean Jameson, Roger Poole, Margaret Parker, Hans Brinckmann, Caroline Farmer, Michael Agar, Rosemary Walls, Cameron Lewis, Pamela and Adrian Lombardo, Jane Badler-Hains, Gaye Murray, Jacqueline Rose, Min Li Chong, Gordon Conochie, Suzana Ristevski, Collette O’Neill, Aneka Manners, Sue Morgan, Jane Badler-Hains, Helga Svendsen, Jodi Burley, Sue Westwood, Roya Alma Azadi, Karen Weiss, Laure Pradier, Sylwia Dinehin, Lucy Mariani, Helen Forrester, Katherine Kirby, Annie Dawson, David Geoffrey Hall, Phoebe Preuss, Heidi Groen, Victor Sojo Monzon, Anthony Oliver, Matthew Self, Moira Millar, Claire Wilcock.


    For more information, contact Pauline Robert, Development Manager, on 03 9645 5188 or via email at pauline @ chunkymove.com.au.

    All transactions are processed in Australian dollars.
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  3. Over 50+ Complete Beginner Series – bookings now open!

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    Did you know?

    Our Over 50s Series are designed for people aged 50-plus who want to dance within a social, supportive and welcoming environment. Classes are taught with a go-at-your-own-pace attitude and are designed for the mature-bodied dancer. So if you’ve never danced before or haven’t danced in years – these classes are for you! Contemporary dance encourages increased flexibility, balance and fitness, as well as improving memory through movement and choreography, but most importantly it’s a whole lot of fun.

    “I felt free” 

    This course is inspiring and uplifting”

     The next four-week series will start 22 June. To book, click here

  4. Winter Dance Class Party – 23 June 6:00pm

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    Come rain, hail, shine or even snow to our Winter Dance Class Party. This time get ready to dance away those winter chills to the beat of a live percussionist’s drums. Live beats, a disco ball and gingerbread treats, what better way to once again celebrate the change of season.

    Taking the Winter Dance Class Party are our disco snow-angels Jo Lloyd and Deanne Butterworth who will be leading you through an all levels, all inclusive, all welcome dance class party. So bring your friends and get ready to boogie!

    Friday 23 June at 6:00pm – 7:15pm
    $15 on arrival (includes a drink and gingerbread biscuits) – no booking necessary