15 Jul 2022

Daniel Mateo - digital dancer

From Nine To Noon, 9:30 am on 15 July 2022
Daniel Mateo

Photo: Daniel Boud

Kathryn speaks with Daniel Mateo, the first Pasifika dancer to be invited to join Australia's Bangarra Dance Company, which has celebrated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary dance for more than 30 years.

Daniel is a descendent of the Gamilaroi people of north east New South Wales as well as the Tongan people.

Daniel dances in a new work created specifically for people to watch not in person but on a digital platform. It's called 'New Dawn' and has has premiered at the Pacific Dance Digital Festival.

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