Lauren feels weird about feeling lonely. Jimi feels weird he isn’t a
woman. Tara feels weird she is a woman. Josh never really feels Australian
enough. From two of dance and theatre’s most unflinching makers comes a daring and darkly humorous exploration of identity in the
age of social media.
Belonging peers into the lives of nine interconnected people as they grapple with
the question: how and where do I belong? Nationality, gender, sexuality and
history collide and fragment on stage in this audacious theatrical expose of
the daily trials of surviving in a hyper-connected, hyper-sensitive, globalised
It’s “boundary-pushing choreographic theatre that displays the highest
level of artistry” (The Age). It’s an outsider take on Australia. It’s
also an insider take on the 21st century.
Chunky Move, Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne Festival, Brisbane Festival
and Théâtre National de Chaillot.