Miri & Alan: Dancing with Dad

This film is about a father and daughter relationship, Miri a contemporary dancer and Alan a retired furniture removalist. The film explores each of their relationships to music and dance and how it has helped them process depression, in varying levels, in their own lives. The film was created as a spin off project from DADS the live show and premiered on the Sydney Opera House’s online channel in 2020.


Director: Anya McKee
Dancers: Miranda Wheen & Alan Wheen
Choreography: Miranda & Alan Wheen in collaboration with Anya McKee
Cinema-photography: Gavin Clarke
Edit: Anya McKee
Original Musical Score: Gavin Clarke
Produced by Dance Makers Collective in partnership with Sydney Opera House as part of SOH Digital Mentorship program