Great Southern Dance nipaluna/Hobart Rivulet Residency

GSD Rivulet Residency - performer Olivier McPherson - graphic by Paul Wakelam

Tasmania’s newest professional dance company will ‘dance’ the nipaluna/Hobart Rivulet across 7 days starting at Cascades Gardens and ending in Hobart City Hall.

Entitled Rivulet Residency, this is a Site-Responsive Dance Performance & Film Project taking place at key sites along the rivulet 12-18 April 2021.

Learn more on the Great Southern Dance Facebook page.

Get involved at the following events:

Dance Filmmaking

Community viewing of process.

Where: Cascades Female Factory
When: Tuesday 13 April – 10 am to 1 pm
Free to visitors to Cascades Female Factory


Dance Procession

Tracing the nipaluna/Hobart Rivulet.

Where: Harrington St to City Hall
When: Wednesday 14 April – 3 pm to 4 pm


Contemporary Class

Join GSD Company dancers: open to experienced youth and adult contemporary dancers.

Where: City Hall
When: Thursday 15, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 April – 9.15 am to 10.30 am
$15 per class | $40 for 3
Registrations essential, please contact Felicity Bott on 0411 953 162 or


City Hall Installation

nipaluna/Hobart Rivulet: Dance, Film, Sound Design.

Where: City Hall - enter sidedoor on Market Place, exit on Macquarie Street
When: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 April – 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm, and Saturday 17 April – 1.30 pm to 3 pm


Public Forum

Conversation about dance in relation to the nipaluna/Hobart Rivulet. Looking at the interplay of outdoors and indoors, there and here, open and closed, natural and built.

National and international Zoom forum with Auckland, Boston, Athens and Adelaide.

Where: City Hall
When: Sat 17 April – 3 pm to 5 pm

Image credit: performer Olivier McPherson, graphic by Paul Wakelam.


  • Monday, 12 April 2021 | 10:00 AM - Sunday, 18 April 2021 | 05:00 PM
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