Dust on the Shortbread

Anything Is Valid Dance Theatre

Currently in development, Dust on the Shortbread is a site-alternative performance set in a house in North Perth. Dust on the Shortbread explores the lives of an older couple; the tension between maintaining independence and vitality and the effects of dementia in the on intimate relationships.


Performed iconic senior Australian artists by Dr Elizabeth Dalman OAM (founder of Australian Dance Theatre) and George Shevtsov, this work explores a generational connection to the comforts of home.

Dust on the Shortbread will premiere in 2018

Choreography: Serena Chalker and Quindell Orton (Anything Is Valid Dance Theatre)

Performance: Elizabeth Cameron Dalman and George Shevtsov

Original score and sound design: Tristen Parr

Supported by: Government of Western Australia, Department of Culture and the Arts; The Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body

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