Flying Facts is a visually stunning contemporary dance performance exploring the history and travels of Australian aviation and the science of how birds and planes fly, set to rare archival voice and film. It is a beautiful, poignant and captivating audio-visual celebration of man, woman and bird, suitable for students of all ages.
This all-Australian story combines the arts, history and science, giving students the opportunity to experience a delightful exploration of dance and the magic of flight.
“Flying Facts is a beautifully conceived and immaculately detailed dance work that constantly delights the eye, intrigues the mind and excites the imagination.” – City News
“Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.” – Amelia Earhart (First female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean)
General Capabilities & Cross-Curriculum Priorities
LiteracyCritical and creative thinkingIntercultural understanding
Key Themes/Context; Earth & Space Sciences, Science Understanding, Science as a Human Endeavour, Historical Knowledge & Understanding, Historical Skills, Choreographic Devices, Form, Design Elements, Elements of Dance (Space, Time, Dynamics and Relationships), Elements of Media Arts (Sound, Compositions, Institutions)