Sending a message
M s H i l l ’ s h u s b a n d Ri c h a r d ’ s g r a n d f a t h e r Jack served in Italy during World War II and would write to his wife Joyce.
‘‘ It was such a beautiful correspondence between them and it made me think about how loved ones communicated,’’ Ms Hill said.
The pair wrote more than 100 letters, which Ms Hill has and is slowly reading.
‘‘ They’re really extraordinary. Jack was a very funny man,’’ she said.
Ms Hill has made a few small changes to her show including re-working the routine with five dancers instead of six after D’Arcy Andrews fell ill.
T h e s a me h a p p e n e d when the dancers were in New York and Jessica Jeffries couldn’t perform.
T h e t w o 2 0 - m i n u t e works premiere tonight at Dancenorth, cnr Walker and Stanley Sts, the city at 7pm.
Ti c ket s c o s t $ 3 5 f o r adults, $ 33 concession, $ 28 for members and $ 15 for students.
Phone 4772 2549 or visit dancenorth. com. au.
This is a 15-plus event. DANCE DELIGHT: Artistic director Raewyn Hill on set at Dancenorth as performers prepare for tonight’s premiere