Ferrymead Friendly Societies Hall, Christchurch
14/06/2013 - 16/06/2013
To an abandoned tram track in an historic corner of Ferrymead and a vintage hall, mix equal measures of warmth, sparkling aperitifs and entertaining wait staff, season with a dose of humour and a pinch of vaudeville, serve with a wedge of panache and you have the recipe for a fabulous night out.
Rebound Dance Company is a refreshing part of the Christchurch dance scene, giving audiences the chance to see quality works and performances by mature dancers who continue to share their artistic skill and vibrancy. The company returns after a sell-out season to present Table 12.
Reviewed in June last year by Kerri Fitzgerald …”it might well be named NZ funk/lounge”, this sequel dining experience confirms, once again, the diverse and mature fusion of choreography by Fleur de Thier, Candice Eagan, Sean James, Sarah Franks, Andrew Shepherd and Tracy Scott, and the deep dark chocolate vocal splendour of Bina Klose. From starter to entree’ and slipping into dessert, the company will delight diners with dance routines superbly matched and complementary to the mood and ambience of this vintage hall.
Dayle Hunt displays his prowess as the Maitre’d, artfully balancing the menu and the cast between contemporary, jazz, dance theatre, cabaret and hints of hip hop style. Andrew Shepherd opens the closet and delights in teasing the audience, whilst his backup dancers add to the glam; shades of the Pointer Sisters in full swing. And Sean James serves up a dessert of New York cheesecake proportions; rich, creamy and edible. The entire evening is designed to please your taste buds, tickle your funny bone and if you’re not up dancing yourself, you’ll find your feet tapping and your body responding to the rhythm, all the while grinning like a Cheshire cat.
BYO drinks / Supper platter included.
Tickets $30 / Table of 6 $180
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Dance , Cabaret ,
A clever pastiche of cabaret
Review by Elizabeth O’Connor 04th Apr 2014
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