The Australian Ballet has today (March 3) announced the appointment of US dance star David Hallberg as its next artistic director, succeeding David McAllister, who will retire in December this year.
Rachel Reid leads a double life. By day, a Giralang mother of two, she transforms herself at night into showgirl and burlesque performer Jazida.
“OnCourse” had good continuity – thematically, musically and choreographically, which was surprising and impressive given the scope of the production, writes SAMARA PURNELL.
Happier news is now to hand following the disappointing news in August that Ausdance National would close its door after 42 years.
“Hot to Trot” was another thoroughly enjoyable, well-rehearsed production from QL2, providing a holistic learning experience for young creators, who have done a commendable job, writes SAMARA PURNELL.
“Cinderella” is a delight to both the eyes and the ears, writes reviewer BILL STEPHENS.
Arts editor HELEN MUSA previews the Queensland Ballet's impending production of "Cinderella" under the watchful eye of its artistic director, the celebrated Li Cunxin.
Australia's largest performing arts event for primary and secondary schools has awarded Torrens Primary School this year’s runner for its entry “Swooping Season”.
Reviewer LEN POWER feels the power of QL2's powerful new dance program "Power"!
The Australian Dance Party's work “Seamless” will play alongside the launch of the “Women in Vogue: Celebrating Sixty Years in Australia” exhibition.
“'In the Vault' is a brilliantly conceived and executed dance work, certainly the best yet from Australian Dance Party and confirms Alison Plevey’s status as an important and original creative voice in Australian contemporary dance." BILL STEPHENS isn't mincing his words with this review.
Choreographer Sue Healey tells arts editor HELEN MUSA she is concerned about the constant disappearance of dance as an art form.
“If you’ve ever been in love, you will understand this show,” writer and performer Jacob Boehme says of “Blood on the Dance Floor,” coming soon to Tuggeranong Arts Centre.
The young cast rose to the challenge admirably, maintaining focus and concentration throughout, and the audience was left in no doubt that they had experienced a work of striking originality, writes BILL STEPHENS.
Opening tonight at The Playhouse, Quantum Leap will present their major production for 2019, "Filling the Space", writes SAMARA PURNELL.
Ausdance National, Australia's peak body for dance, is winding up.
Ruth Osborne’s Quantum Leap Ensemble is exploring the dynamic relationship of body and architecture in its big annual show, “Filling the Space”, writes arts editor Helen Musa.
An indigenous dance company celebrates 30 years of existence and a heritage that spans thousands of years. Arts editor HELEN MUSA talks to its artistic director.
"Natalie Weir’s lyrical, acrobatic choreography makes huge demands on her dancers, though you would hardly guess that from the apparent ease with which each of the dancers execute it," writes dance reviewer BILL STEPHENS.
In free Saturday classes, “IGNITE” will propose different ways to move, interact and explore dancing by experimenting with diverse stimuli and ideas, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.