Meryl Tankard:

a Unique Choreographic Voice

30 min Program highlighting the incredible career and body of work by acclaimed choreographer Meryl Tankard, formely a principal dancer with Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wupperal. This film screened at the Sydney Opera House’s Spring Dance Festival. Filmed (in the main) and edited by Philippe Charluet.

Over the years, we have filmed many of Meryl’s works including: Inuk (90 min), Inuk 2 (90 min), Possessed (18 min) Rasa (88 min), Songs with Mara (26 min), Aurora (21 min), Two Feet (92 min), Nuti & Kikimora (30 min each) as well as making a range of promotional video, TV documentaries and commercials.



See also the documentary Wild Swans: Behind the Scenes, produced and directed for ABC TV by Philippe Charluet


Videos tab above: POSSESSED – the final sequence of this video excerpt was filmed at the Peter Lehmann Winery in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. Live music by the UK Ballanescu Quartet.


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