Podcast: Rafael Bonachela, Choreographer & Sydney Dance Firm Inventive Director on Ascent

The Great World of Dance has arrived within the vibrant metropolis of Sydney, Australia to discover the dynamic dance scene of this lovely nation. And, after all, we couldn’t miss the prospect to go to Sydney Dance Firm, the main modern dance firm in Australia.

On this podcast, we had the privilege to sit down down with the corporate’s Inventive Director and Choreographer Rafael Bonachela on the beautiful studio overlooking the magnificent Sydney Harbour.

On the eve of Sydney Dance Firm’s much-anticipated Sydney premiere of their newest triple invoice Ascent, Bonachela shares his journey from Barcelona to London after which to Sydney, and the way his imaginative and prescient has formed the corporate over the previous 14 years.

Bonachela discusses the acclaimed choreographers that he has delivered to work with the corporate and provides an perception into his course of for creating his personal works. He additionally shares the inspiration behind Ascent, which incorporates two world premieres – Bonachela’s I Am-ness and Marina Mascarell’s The Shell, A Ghost, The Host & The Lyrebird, plus the reprisal of Antony Hamilton’s award-winning Ceaselessly & Ever.

Rafael Bonachela in rehearsal of I Am-ness with Sydney Dance Firm. Picture by Pedro Greig

Ascent runs from 15 March – 26 March 2023 on the Sydney Opera Home, adopted by an Australian nationwide tour from Might – August 2023. For extra data and tickets go to: Sydney Dance Company