I Have Loved The Stars Too Fondly To Be Fearful Of The Night
With support from the Australia Council for the Arts, choreographer Rachel Arianne Ogle was in residence with lighting designer Benjamin Cisterne and sound designer Luke Smiles to develop their installation-based dance performance i have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. The collaborators developed sound and video content for an original screen that Cisterne designed and constructed. The residency concluded with a showing for EMPAC staff in which Ogle performed for the first time with the content that Cisterne and Smiles developed while in residence at EMPAC.
Rachel Arianna Ogle is an Australian dancer and choreographer who has danced with such companies as BalletLab in Australia, and com- panies across the globe in Hong Kong, Nigeria and Europe. She has choreographed for compa- nies including Sydney Dance Company, Maya Dance Theater in Sigapore, with original work such as her solo Where You End & I Begin, which was featured in Perth’s Proximity Festival.