Photo by Daniel Boud

“Bangarra’s most perfect show” – Sydney Morning Herald

In all its forms and colours, ochre is essential to the life of Aboriginal communities. This four-part contemporary dance work – yellow, black, red and white – is a portrayal of each colour of this earthy substance, its myriad of purposes and the spiritual significance to Aboriginal people.

Ochres, first performed in 1994, became a watershed production for Bangarra leading to sell out shows around the country. Now back in 2021, Ochres is on a limited tour of regional South Australia.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see Australia’s oldest living culture come to life on stage.

Bangarra is a leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, widely acclaimed nationally and around the world for their powerful dancing, distinctive theatrical voice and utterly unique soundscapes, music and design.

Ochres – Bangarra Dance Theatre from Country Arts SA on Vimeo.

This show will be selling to capacity, at this stage you will be required to wear a mask.

Ochres by Bangarra Dance Theatre is supported by

Sera Waters: Domestic Arts
  • Visual Arts

Sera Waters: Domestic Arts

11th September 2021 — 31st October 2021

This exhibition subverts and unravels the baggage-laden yet wondrous category of making once labelled ‘domestic arts’

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Southern Metropolitan Music Festival 2021
  • Community Event
  • Kids
  • Music

Southern Metropolitan Music Festival 2021

26th October 2021 — 27th October 2021

The Southern Metropolitan Music Festival began in 2006 as a Regional Festival of the well-known Public Primary Schools Festival of Music to provide access for students in the southern metro region.

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Due to the continuing uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and the ongoing lockdowns and restrictions resulting from the spread of the Delta variant, Bangarra regretfully advises that our regional tour of Ochres in South Australia from the 30 September – 27 October, has been cancelled.