The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

from Christopher Wheel­don’s Af­ter the Rain. Also fea­tured are new works by emerg­ing artists Alice Topp and Richard House. Star­ring prin­ci­pal dancers Mi­wako Kub­ota and Brett Chenoweth (pic­tured). Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point. Tonight, 7.30pm. Tick­ets: $41-$234. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7111 or on­line. Un­til May 14. Coun­ter­move It’s not of­ten that Syd­ney Dance Com­pany looks this wild and tough. As Rafael Bonachela’s Lux Tene­bris starts the dancers prowl around like feral cats, get into light­ning-fast tus­sles with oth­ers and then do a run­ner. It ends that way too, ev­ery­one flee­ing from some­thing. The ti­tle may trans­late as “light in dark­ness” but Lux Tene­bris op­er­ates al­most en­tirely in the shad­ows. The at­mos­phere is edgy and mys­te­ri­ous, cre­ated in no small

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