Family Reunion by Australian choreographer Lucas Jervies traces a dancer's journey

Lucas Jervies' Family Reunion will have its world premiere on Nov 1 as part of Passages, the Singapore Dance Theatre's annual contemporary season.
Lucas Jervies' Family Reunion will have its world premiere on Nov 1 as part of Passages, the Singapore Dance Theatre's annual contemporary season.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - There is a party going on in the rehearsal studio of the Singapore Dance Theatre. Dancers are grooving to the strains of 1950s jazz singer Dinah Washington's Such A Night, taking turns in the centre as if in a dance-off at a club.

"Make it wild," calls Australian choreographer Lucas Jervies as they fling themselves around with calibrated abandon. "Wild horses."

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