Beyond The Curtain is a new performing arts podcast that invites industry professionals and their human experiences. Host and creator Samantha Laurence is a media professional and performing artist who created Beyond The Curtain with one goal in mind; to connect performing artists through human stories.
As we charter through unprecedented measures of COVID-19, the panic and uncertainty that is brought upon us can often pose a fictional barrier around the notion of connectivity. Yet, for three Australian female dancers, they realised they did not need a theatre to keep the Arts alive.
A cast of 19 professional performers from SCIMM Dance Company present Aetherium, a captivating triple bill of modern contemporary art expressed through movement. With choreography from SCIMM directors Scott Pokorny and Tim Barnes, and guest choreographer Zoee Marsh, themes exploring chaos and order, elemental exploration and life after death are innovatively unpacked.
‘If you don’t ask, you’ll never know.’
“I was the student in the class that asked 100 questions and still to this day, I ask 100 questions.”