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A single row of audience members around the edge of a performance space. A curtain sometimes running across it cutting the space (and the audience’s view) in two
‘WALTZ is a frenzied meditation on theatrical obsession.
WALTZ is a bound performer dragged naked to the footlights.
WALTZ is a phalanx of funereal evening dresses.
WALTZ is nine performers losing all composure in their harrowing struggle, with nine legendary theatrical heroines.
WALTZ is an evening of neurotic aspiration, epic posturing and operatic derangement. WALTZ contains scenes of serious bruising.
WALTZ is the pornography of performance’ - Press Release for Waltz, 1987
Built from a series of entrances and monologues chopped up from the Greek canon, this show began as a work about women and war but turned into a work about the diva performing the monologues. It was the beginning of a seven-year exploration of the unrecognised dynamics in the relationship between a hungry audience and the equally hungry diva.
Warning: Sydney Front's performances may contain corse language, adult themes and nudity. Suitable for 18+ years old.