May 29, 2024
7:00 pm
May 30, 2024
7:00 pm
May 31, 2024
7:00 pm
Jun 1, 2024
2:00 pm
Jun 1, 2024
7:00 pm

PICA and STRUT Dance present Restore – a triple bill of new and recent dance works from artists across the Asia-Pacific. Restore is a pilot program that spotlights restoration, connection, and exchange in the region with an eye to sustainable creative choreographic practice. In 2024, Restore features a new commission from Boorloo, and West Australian premieres of existing works from Naarm (Melbourne) and Aotearoa (New Zealand).


Duration: 105 minutes


LUSH is a cyclical queering of time – a choreography performed by the animate bodies of gemma+molly and the inanimate bodies of a blender, fruit, and fans.

Created and performed by gemma+molly

MANU MALO present excerpts of CONJAH (Ooshcon Masseurs & Jahra Wasasala) that echo their journey through water, faces, and reimagined memories.

Created by: Ta’alili

Performed by: Ooshcon Masseurs and Jahra Wasasala

What Came Before invites the audience to consider their perceptions of valued labour, ephemerality vs perceived permeance, the relationship to feminised work, and what it takes to do things differently.

Created and performed by Emma Fishwick and Serena Chalker


Restore is presented by STRUT Dance, in association with PICA, and has been assisted by the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its arts funding and advisory body, the State of Western Australia though the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, and STRUT’s generous donor circle.

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