The Creation of Now

The Creation of Now was a large scale intergenerational community performance that debated the concepts of time and perceptions of ‘now’.

Over 100 participants, ranging in ages from 6 months to 70 years, created movement, theatre, animation and original violin compositions to realise this imaginative work.

Premiere: Brave New Works Festival, 2015, Denmark

Commissioned by Ausdance WA for Future Landings

Choreography: Annette Carmichael 
Script Facilitator: Linda Bradbury
Violin Composition: Jude Iddison
Sound Design: James Gentle 
Set Design: Janine McCrum & Frank Freitag
Costume Dyeing: Jenny Wilson
Lighting Design: Tim Dunn
Animation: Margriet Walker
Film: Michael Hemmings


  • The Creation of Now by choreographer Annette Carmichael. Photo by Nic Duncan
  • Photo by Nic Duncan
  • Photo by master joda