Life in Miniature

Anything is Valid Dance Theatre

Van at Pica with logo“There was a strange sense that we could be anywhere, at any time…”

Anything Is Valid Dance Theatre invites you to come in, sit back, eat a biscuit and join us on the ride as Life in Miniature takes you up close to the lives of two unknown travellers. Playful, exciting and strangely beautiful, this is a show about two people, one small space and time on the road.

Performance History: Adelaide Fringe (SA); MoveMe Festival/City of Perth Winter Arts Season, Perth (WA); Fringe World, Perth (WA, premiere); reimagined for Nomadic Village (UK)

Awards: WINNER – 2013 Adelaide Fringe Best Dance Award; Nominee – 2013 West Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Choreography; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Martin Sims Award for Most Outstanding New WA Production; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Award for Emerging Artist; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Spirit of the Fringe Award; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Best Dance Award

Critical reception:

“…completely absorbing” (Perth Now, Feb 2012)

“…’you had to be there’ resonates with full force” (Artshub, Feb 2012)

“Contemplating a trip in the caravan? It comes highly recommended” (The West Australian, Feb 2012)

“…they performed with considerable athleticism and panache” (Artshub, Aug 2012)

“Good things come in small packages” (The Advertiser, Feb 2013)

“…a really intoxicating – and quirky – performance” (Festival Freak, Mar 2013)

Funding Partners: The Department of Culture and the Arts, Ars Musica Australis, Pozible, ChrissieParrottArts

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