Previous Work

GHOST QUARTERS – first dream of The Opium Confessions

GHOST QUARTERS – first dream of The Opium Confessions

a performance installation exploring the experience of destitution, addiction and the spatial uncanny.

BUTOH ON SCEEN

BUTOH ON SCEEN

Free DVD screening hosted by butoh artist TESS DE QUINCEY
– SATURDAY 9 JULY at 1pm –
Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of NSW

THE WEATHER MIND

THE WEATHER MIND

ephemeral moments from De Quincey Co performances, photographs by Mayu Kanamori & Russell Emerson
5-25 MAY, Kaleidoscope Gallery


LINE IN LINE

LINE IN LINE

a BodyWeather performance by Tess de Quincey with sound artist Jim Denley forshadowing Richard Long’s Stone Line
Saturday 21 May @ 1pm, Art Gallery NSW

X-SPECIES

X-SPECIES

a performance by Tess de Quincey & Jim Denley as part of the BAT-HUMAN PROJECT…

PULSE

PULSE

Tess de Quincey & Stuart Grant perform in the Grafitti Tunnel, The University of Sydney
for ADSA-Australian Drama Studies Association Conference


BUGGER WE

BUGGER WE

an essentially vague performance; an inexact mag; persistent chatter; interferences
between dancer Tess de Quincey and academic Stuart Grant

embrace: GUILT FRAME

embrace: GUILT FRAME

A woman and a man, time and change.

BREATH

BREATH

The two artists maintain an ongoing partnership in improvisation concerned with finding structures and resonances which reflect ‘the place and the moment’.


THE DE QUINCEY TAPES

THE DE QUINCEY TAPES

A video installation by John Gillies in collaboration with Tess de Quincey photos Mari Velonaki  

NERVE 9

NERVE 9

invites you into a feminine space, an environment where body and textuality coexist.

IS & IS2

IS & IS2

An hour of masterly drawn movement and image where the pen never leaves the page…


ANOTHER DUST

ANOTHER DUST

Rigorously anti-humanistic in conception, de Quincey presented an alien body, the body as phenomena.

MOVEMENT ON THE EDGE

MOVEMENT ON THE EDGE

There cannot be less movement to tell such a complex tragedy without words.

A SEA CHANGE

A SEA CHANGE

A performance for 12 dancers & 2 musicians


RUN – a performance engine

RUN – a performance engine

a performance installation that explores extreme energy and motion.

IMPRO-LAB

IMPRO-LAB

breaking open the moment
dance – video – music
live improvised meetings
between artists & audiences

TRIPTYCH

TRIPTYCH

TRIPTYCH examines three elements – air, electricity and water – through dance, sonic and visual structures.


THE STIRRING

THE STIRRING

The Stirring brings an industrial environment to life as a place with a layered human history. It is a new site-specific work created at CarriageWorks

DICTIONARY OF ATMOSPHERES

DICTIONARY OF ATMOSPHERES

wander through drifting climates as dance entwines with video and sound to underscore the magic of the transformation between day and night in the riverbed.

FIVE SHORT SOLOS

FIVE SHORT SOLOS

Each solo is an independant investigation of themes defined by the individual performer and is linked to the other performances by context, overall direction and the underlying Bodyweather training of the company.


embrace: AN IMMODEST GREEN

embrace: AN IMMODEST GREEN

We invite you to wander with us through the unnameable…

embrace: CHANGING STATE

embrace: CHANGING STATE

A Performance Installation in collaboration with Monirath Theater, Kolkata, India and De Quincey Co

embrace: A GREEN WAVE

embrace: A GREEN WAVE

Performers Santanu Bose, Kristina Harrison, Victoria Hunt Sound Composition Austral Voices Direction & Choreography Tess de Quincey Main Structural & Conceptual Source:  The Natyashastra 6:15 This performance at Kianniny Bay was part of the second stage of the Embrace-Exchange which built on the company’s 2003 residency in Kolkata and a collaboration with Santanu Bose, director […]