Now based overseas, former RNZB dancer Andrew Simmons returns to
premiere this work. It was inspired by the music piece, Spiegel Im
Spiegel, which loosely translates to "mirror in the mirror".
Tracy Grant Lord's design has been kept deliberately simple.
Grey on grey layering of fabric highlights the contours of dancers'
bodies, while the style is informal yet elegant. She has used
metallic greys, and compares her vision for the piece to looking in
a tarnished mirror.
This piece is composed by Estonian Arvo Pärt, famed for his use
of a technique he calls "tintinnabuli" (from the Latin, little
Choreography: Andrew Simmons
Costume Design: Tracy Grant Lord
Lighting Design: Nigel Percy
Music: Arvo Pärt