Frances Rings

Artistic Director:

Stephen Page

Premiered in 2012 at Arts Centre Melbourne

Terrain transports us to Lake Eyre in South Australia, the place of Australia’s inland sea: one of the few untouched natural waterways in the world. Choreographer Frances Rings explores the fundamental connection between Aboriginal people and land - how our land looks after us, how we connect with its spirit, and how we regard its future.

In 2016, Bangarra was proud to bring this work to Western Sydney, performing at Riverside Theatres Parramatta in March.

Terrain will then return to its place of origin for a regional tour of South Australia and Western Australia in October and November 2016. Click the BOOK NOW button for tickets, venues and dates.

Please note: This production contains strobe lighting and loud noises

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Artistic Director
  • Stephen Page
  • Frances Rings
  • David Page
Set Design
  • Jacob Nash
Costume Design
  • Jennifer Irwin
Lighting Design
  • Karen Norris

Touring Info

  • 2016 Regional tour WA and SA
  • 2016 Parramatta Season
  • 2012 National tour VIC, NSW, SA, ACT, QLD


Best Ballet or Dance Work, Helpmann Award, 2013
  • Bangarra Dance Theatre
Best Female Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work, Helpmann Award, 2013
  • Deborah Brown
Emerging Artist Award for an individual: Set Design, Arts Hub Award, 2012
  • Jacob Nash
Contribution to the Australian arts community by an individual: Costume Design, Arts Hub Award, 2012
  • Jennifer Irwin