Women’s Circus is excited to offer a unique opportunity to our over 40’s community with a free dance workshop lead by choreographer, dancer and educator Ngioka Bunda-Heath.
Join us after the workshop for supper and to socialised with old and new friends.
Have fun exploring dance and movement with other members of the Over 40’s Women’s Circus community.
DATE & TIME: Friday 12 August, 6 – 8:30 pm
- Workshop: 6pm-7pm
- Supper and socialising: 7pm-8:30pm
This event is to celebrate the participation of people over 60, however all Women’s Circus members over 40 are invited.
About the workshop fascilitator:
Ngioka is the first Aboriginal woman to graduate from the dance program at the Victorian College of the arts.
She’s worked for Bangarra Dance Theatre in their “Rekindling” youth education program; and is First Peoples Partnership Coordinator at Chunky Move.
Ngioka has performed in several works nationally, working with esteemed choreographers such as Mariaa Randall, Amrita Hepi, Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen. Internationally, she’s participated in dance conferences, festivals and residencies in New Caledonia, France, Canada and the USA.
Ngioka’s choreographic work includes Blood Quantum (2019) , Birrpai (2020) and Lucha Bridge, Silent Shift (2021).
Ngioka Bunda-Heath performs in her work Birrpai. Image credit: James Henry.