Exposed explores the intimacies that constitute our lives, our actions, our thoughts, our traumas, our desires, our failures.

Directed by Michelle Ryan, Exposed reunites the successful Seeing Through Darkness team. The work explores vulnerability, uncertainty and risk. In Exposed, the breath is a metaphor for feeling threatened or safe, agitated or calm. The sonic possibilities of breath will be explored as part of the audio and soundscape.

“It is only when we let ourselves be vulnerable – exposed – that people can see who we really are. When we share our full humanity – flaws, beauty, strengths, and weaknesses – we allow people to love us and accept us for who we truly are.” – Hilary Kleinig

Creative Team
Director Michelle Ryan
Assistant Director Larissa McGowan
Musical Score Hilary Kleinig & Emily Tulloch
Lighting Design Geoff Cobham
Costume Designer Renate Henschke
Creative Producer Roz Hervey

Recommended for ages 12+ (Year 7-12)

“Restless creates dance that is inclusive of everyone, utilising everyone’s strengths. When dancing I felt included, supported and loved by everybody around me as everyone supported each other.” Secondary student, St Ignatius College

Exposed explores the intimacies that constitute our lives, our actions, our thoughts, our traumas, our desires, our failures.

Exposed explores risk and vulnerability in its many forms including:

  • our defence mechanisms in foreign situations
  • power play and struggles with conflict
  • our physical and emotional response in these moments
  • the habitual reactions we fall back on
  • the risk of being or feeling vulnerable
  • what do you allow people to see of yourself?

Find more information in the Education Pack with links to the Australian Curriculum

Education Pack PDF


Restless Dance Theatre will be coming to Limestone Coast and the Riverland between 2- 6 April, 2023 to conduct workshops which will be beneficial to teachers, dancers, and people ready to invigorate, influence, and diversify the way they interact with their community.

Restless Dance Theatre will work with schools to customise workshops to suit.


  • Contemporary Technique (Introduction/ Intermediate/ Advanced)
  • Creative Movement Sessions
  • Creative Tasking & Choreography
  • Restless Dance Theatre Repertoire
  • Creative Industry Sessions
  • Working with Disability in Dance & Creating Accessible Space (Workshop for Teachers)

Exposed is supported by

What's Love Got To Do With It?
  • Film

What's Love Got To Do With It?

9th February 2023 — 11th February 2023

Coarse language and sexual references

Presented by Country Arts SA

The Producers Of Bridget Jones's Diary & Love Actually

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Kali Jotta
  • Film

Kali Jotta

11th February 2023

Strong themes

Presented by Country Arts SA

Punjabi Film - English Subtitles

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  • Film


17th February 2023

Strong themes, violence and coarse language

Presented by Country Arts SA

The film showcases the beautiful and expansive scenery of the South Australian Riverland, all the while telling a gripping and intense story.

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