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One Infinity at The Coopers Malthouse

When Director and Choreographer Gideon Obarzanek listened to Jun Tian Fang and Genevieve Lacey play inside a closed room in Beijing, he was instantly connected to something bigger than himself. By joining hands with composer Max de Wardener to craft…

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Legend- Stories of a Nation serves up Ukrainian delights

Dynamic national stories and traditions told in bright colours, intricate design, and vibrant movement were enjoyed at the end of Lehenda Ukrainian Dance Company’s 2018 national tour of Director Melanie Moravski Dechnicz’s Legend – Stories Of A Nation. An auditorium…

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Shakespearean-themed dance-a-thon rocks

A Shakespearean- themed night of diverse dance styles captivated an audience in Shakespeare: Tragedies And Comedies for one night only at The Athenaeum Theatre.  The annual showcase of performance leaders Masters Of Choreography, the show was a luxuriant display of finely…

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Swan Lake On Ice thrills by The Imperial Ice Stars

Do you love classical dramas told in music that will live through the ages? The allure of spinning white boots atop a white ice pediment? The Disney-like magic of fairytale romance told through the art of body and design? This…

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Circus and dance movement fusion in NICA’s Le Sacre

I have seen the future. Our youth show us where culture is headed and this show gives you a peek into the next step of theatre as cultural expression. The movement is grandiose, skilled, refined, watchable. The students bubble and…

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The Courtly Arts Renaissance Dancing with the Bard

On a sunny winter’s Sunday, we sat deep in the heart of a high timber-roofed colonial church and were entertained with music and dance from over 500 years past. In their Dancing With The Bard, the Courtly Arts Performers, comprising…

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Youth dance in NEO-A Triple Bill of New Works

Over the school holidays, we watched young people moving.  In NEO- A Triple Bill of New Works, 43 young movers train as professionals, learning the craft of creation as well as the pressures and pleasures of performance working in an international…

Disco Volante brings the party to Chapel Street on Thursdays

Starting your weekend a day early has never been so easy since Disco Volante (DV) hit the scene some three years ago. DV draws a diverse crowd of club kids, seasoned party animals, off-duty hospo staff, and even the odd…

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Touching Hearts in Song For A Weary Throat

Kate Sulan and her group Rawcus’ 2017 masterwork has themes of despair and alienation many of us in this present day relate to. Inspired by her flagging will to dance, group work Song For A Weary Throat, with live sonic…