Cultural Precinct

Dance Program - LUMINOUSnight

Further Information

  • UWA Centenary


For all LUMINOUSnight enquiries, please contact the Program Coordinator, Ian Lilburne:

LUMINOUSnight is a one night spectacular of light and art and The University of Western Australia’s 100th birthday gift to the people of Western Australia.

From 7pm until midnight on Friday 8 February 2013, it will be transformed into a walk-through gallery and performance space, hosting a continous program of performances, displays and installations - a delight of light, art and history.

The Dance program for LUMINOUSnight highlights a breadth of styles and cultures.


Junba - Mowanjum Dancers

The people of Mowanjum, custodians of the Wandjina figures, perform their magnificient dance - Junba.

When: 7:20pm

Where: Great Court

Duration: 30 minutes

Visit the Junba webpage for more information.


Reid - Dance UWA

Dance UWA is a not-for-profit student club run through the Student Guild. For LUMINOUSnight, Dance UWA will perform a set of short works. 

When: 8pm

Where: The Reid Library Ground Floor Concourse

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit the Reid Dance UWA webpage for more information.



Renowned West Australian choreographer Chrissie Parrott has created an original dance work for LUMINOUSnight reflecting the birdlife of the University of Western Australia's Crawley campus.

When: 8:30pm

Where: The Great Court

Duration: 35 minutes

Visit the PARROTS crows PEACOCKS webpage for more information.


Nop Kooling (Boy Travelling)

Directed by Richard Walley and following the six Nyoongar seasons, a young boy's story is told through a fusion of traditional and contemporary live music and dance.

When: 9:20pm

Where: The Great Court

Diration: 30 minutes

Visit the Nop Kooling performance page for more information.