Help Us Soar

As we continue to navigate a very fine line in our lives, actively engaged but ever cautious on our interactions with others, we look to you, our loyal community for support in this Philanthropy Edition. There are many arts organisations, artists and arts workers that have suffered a substantial loss of income during this pandemic.…

The Zone Backstory

The theme for THE  ZONE centred around the formation and dissipation of the community in times of extreme pressure. Why does it take a natural disaster or something of extreme magnitude to happen for us to be compassionate or to be empathetic or generous; to be a real community? This is a question I’ve grappled with…

Reflecting on Community

My life-long body of work has been underpinned by a deep passion for, and exploration of, the concept of community. Since the closing of our Festival work ARCHIVES OF HUMANITY, I have had the opportunity to pause, and reflect on my community and the role it plays in making the artistic vision for Co3 Contemporary Dance…

The Bird Makers Project – Set to tour regional WA in 2021

The Bird Makers Project was a global community engagement initiative devised by Co3 Artistic Director Raewyn Hill and Japanese sculptural artist Naoko Yoshimoto that ran from April to December of 2020. The resulting 1500 blackbirds made by members of our WA community became a signature feature of the set for Archives of Humanity. We received birds…

Moments in and out of time

Wow-what a start to the year! Three months in and we feel we have risen to so many challenges. It’s been so rewarding to see the resilience and dedication of our people, artists, colleagues and the whole industry pulling together. We planned to bring Raewyn Hill’s ARCHIVES OF HUMANITY to the stage at the State Theatre…

From the Rehearsal Room

And so, another year begins, Happy New Year to you all! It really is such a gift for us to begin this year in the studio, in the current climate of our world. The light-filled studio at His Majesty’s Theatre at the moment is filled with our dancers and their renewed enthusiasm for the final…