Category: dancing

Melbourne Festival Review: The Bacchae

Despite going to a myriad of art-sy events in my life I have never developed or honed a level of artistic perception to fully understand what I see. I can however appreciate it and have learned to gauge everything using a simple ‘enjoyment…

Melbourne Fringe Review: A Touch of Grace: Shadow Warrior

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 I was ready for some ‘Phunktional Dance’ and had been looking forward to the show since Fringe began. I wasn’t disappointed. The multi-talented Demi Sorono worked us…

The Australian Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

When I was eight or nine years old I started dancing at our local studio. My mum wanted me to do ballet but even at that age I was stubborn and thought I was the coolest – and so I…

Melbourne’s Best Gay Nights

I’m a transplant from São Paulo and arrived in Melbourne several months ago to study medicine at Monash. In reality, I spend most of my time ravenously discovering Melbourne’s vibrant gay scene. There are two gay venues that I frequent and…

Rehab Radio’s Decentralised Dance Party

300 people in costumes dancing through the streets with boomboxes. That’s Rehab Radio‘s Decentralised Dance Party. And it’s just as amazing as it sounds. What’s a DDP? In the words of Rehab Radio: “A DDP consists of hundreds of Party People,…

Stonnington Jazz Festival 2015 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

CLICK HERE TO WIN AN EXCLUSIVE JAZZ EXPERIENCE (worth $400) The City of Stonnington has convinced the superstars of Australia’s jazz elite to descend upon Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor for an eleven-day jazz extravaganza. The festival will run from 14-24 May 2015 and promises…

Fourcolours

I hadn’t been to an event organised by the Realityworks team before but I had heard good things. The team has organised festivals around Melbourne for the last 15 years and like many event organisers pondered about what next… The answer…

Bodytorque.DNA – Contemporary Ballet

What is Bodytorque.DNA? Is it ballet? Is it dance? I quickly learned that it was going to be the story of the human body — ballet style. Five works by five choreographers are performed by 38 dancers. It was the 10th Bodytorque but…

Festival of Live Art – Dance Party

When I first heard murmurs of a Live Art Dance party…well it was like a flame to a moth. There was no way I could pass up going to an unique experience like this. The dance party was a part of…