“I thought if I opened my arms wide enough, someone would fall into them.
I thought that maybe they’d want to stay.
I thought maybe it’d be you…”
Love/Less is a brand new dance work from Kynan Hughes, collaborating with an exceptional team of charismatic dancers, including Rachel Arianne Ogle, Alexander Perrozzi and Marlo Benjamin.
One story told through three different viewpoints, Love/Less examines how we can be so close and yet so far apart at any given moment.
“This work attempts to make personal tragedy resonate
on a universal level; everybody loves, everybody loses at some point. The work is close and intimate – performed in
the round for an audience of 100 people. Hopefully, the work will not only challenge but uplift – offering up a
profound and beautiful experience.” Kynan Hughes
About the Artist: Kynan Hughes
Kynan Hughes graduated from WAAPA with an Advanced Diploma Of Performing Arts (Dance) in 2000. He has since worked with a range of Australian companies including: Leigh Warren and Dancers, Dance North, the Tasmanian Classical Ballet Company and Sydney Dance Company. Kynan has performed and toured a range of new and established works, both in Australia and overseas. He has also choreographed a number of works and taught at various companies and institutions around Australia.
Since returning to Perth in 2012, Kynan has attained his Bachelor of Arts and has worked with Sally Richardson, Chrissie Parrott, James Berlyn, Buzz Dance Theatre, Joe Lui and Sue Peacock. He choreographed and performed in With a Bullet: The Album Project for FRINGE WORLD and has choreographed works for LINK Dance Company, STEPS Youth Dance Company and for WAAPA. Most recently Kynan has completed two major commissions; one from the Education Department of WA and the other from Beijing Normal University.
ACF Crowdfunding Campaign
For Kynan, this is an important professional milestone that culminates three creative developments over a five year period and celebrates his vision and tenacity in getting a full length work to the stage in a festival setting. If you will be in Perth in September, we would love to see you at the performance. However if you are not able to be there or if you live interstate/overseas, we have an Australian Cultural Fund campaign to help cover the costs of fully realising this exquisite work and bringing it to the stage. If you feel so inclined, you can donate via this link.
Any help is very much appreciated, small or large, and all donations over $2 are tax deductible.
We thank you for your support.
Choreography: Kynan Hughes
Performers/Collaborators: Marlo Benjamin, Rachel Arianne Ogle & Alexander Perrozzi
Lighting Design: Joe Lui
Sound Design: Sascha Budimski
Producer: Amy Wiseman