JANUARY – JUNE 2021 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
1 MAY | MUSIC
Stunning music and visuals combine in this intimate recital performance by Katherine Philp, principal cellist of Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra .
6 – 8 MAY
Metro Arts and Mad Dance House present Mad Dance Festival; a celebration of Queensland’s street dance scene.
6 + 8 MAY | DANCE
Elements Collective bring their world class break and freestyle dancers to Mad Dance Festival in this genre-bending dance work.
7 – 30 MAY
Bigger, BADDER, Brisbane! Brisbane Art Design (BAD) is back in 2021 and Metro Arts is part of the program.
18 – 29 MAY | THEATRE
This is a story of family, mental health, love, strong women, supportive men and so much more in between.
25 – 29 MAY | DANCE
With vivid choreography, Fertile Ground manipulates space, sound and a brutalist pile of concrete bricks in this ground-breaking participatory performance.
5 – 26 JUN / EXHIBITION
ANTHEM ARI aims to provide a dedicated platform to celebrate the practices of First Nations, diasporic, and LGBTQI+ identifying artists of colour in Australia.
9 – 12 JUN | DANCE
In this dance-based satire, the artist places herself as the object of interrogation to question complicity and the transformational potential of self-enquiry.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COUNTRY
Metro Arts acknowledge the Jagera and Turrbal peoples, as the custodians of the land we work on, recognising their connection to land, waters and community. We honour the story-telling and art-making at the heart of First Nation’s cultures, and the enrichment it gives to the lives of all Australians.