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Sundowner touring performances

28/02/2013 - Performance/Events

Performance : Statewide : 5 Mar-4 June 2013 : A live theatre/dance performance that reflects the experiences and frustrations of younger onset dementia is set to tour NSW.

The result of years of research, community engagement and creative development by KAGE theatre and the Alzheimer’s community, Sundowner combines dance, drama and original composition. Drawing on the personal experience of those living with dementia and their carers, the performance presents challenging subject matter in an accessible and engaging way.

Toured by Performing Lines for Road Work, with the support of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, through the national performing arts touring program and Playing Australia.

NSW performance dates include:

Riverside Theatres, Parramatta: 5-7 March 2013

Glen St Theatre, Belrose: 9-16 March 2013

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong: 19-23 March 2013

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre: 26-27 March 2013

Orange Civic Centre: 3 April 2013

Bathhurst Memorial Entertainment Centre: 5-6 April 2013

Civic Theatre, Newcastle: 9 April 2013

Glasshouse Arts Centre, Port Macquarie: 11 April 2013

Albury Entertainment Centre: 1 June 2013

Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre: 4 June 2013

When: Various dates in March, April and June 2013, see above

Where: Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle and regional NSW

Cost: Varies; a range of offers for groups and pensioners available, see venue websites.

Contact: For bookings contact your nearest theatre

Access: For access information contact your nearest venue