Spirit of humanity
it reassured me that I do have something to say.
“I thought ‘Sweet, maybe I can do this as a career once I break my body in five years and have to stop dancing’.”
Martin’s 10-minute creation, set to a Hans Zimmer soundtrack of music from films Inception and Interstellar, is among other pieces choreographed by Penny Mullen, Gareth Belling, Matthew Tupper, Floeur Alder and Israeli guest artist Oded Ronen.
Martin will dance in his work, along with those by Mullen and Ronen.
“Oded was in Australia working in Sydney at the time and came over to create a piece for us,” Martin said.
“It was amazing to have an overseas choreographer, especially someone from the Middle East and someone who lives a completely different life to us, while examining humanity.
“We had a lot of discussions about the difference of what he goes through day to day compared to what we go through in Australia.
“It was a learning curve in the studio, as well as creating some beautiful dance.”