Category: dancing

Victorian Aerial Awards show provides jaw dropping tricks

‘When all else fails, join the circus’. Those were the words of wisdom from seventeen-year-old Miranda Walker, the winner of the Jaw Dropping Tricks Award at the first Victorian Aerial Awards ceremony this December.   Miranda, ‘That Circus Freak’ on Facebook, posts…

Piknic Électronik Melbourne

Piknic Électronik started as an epic open air electronic music festival held throughout Montreal’s summer months. Since its beginnings, the concept has spread to several cities across the globe, and luckily for us Melburnians we’ve been able to get our Sunday fix…

‘Burn The Floor’ at Arts Centre Melbourne

A night of mind-blowing moves, with scorching footwork and live musical accompaniment, is just some of what is on offer in 2017’s showing of famed Burn The Floor. Touring worldwide since the 1990s, this is their annual visit, attracting loyal fans….

Australian Tap Dance Festival dances into Melbourne

A show of leaping delights, finely-tuned skills, joyful exuberance, and team spirit was on show in spades at the Australian Tap Dance Festival’s gala showing, Rhythm Warriors. A breezy bunch of energetic performers stormed the stage and tapped their way into…

Melbourne Fringe: The Flying Xamels – ‘4+4=4’

As above, so below. The delightful whimsy and otherworldy magic which circus is famous for is well on display in The Flying Xamels’  show ‘4+4=4‘. The performance is situated in Upswing Arts’ cute circus precinct and bar, Emerald City’s Gingerbread House….

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Distraction Society’

Distraction Society was breathtaking. Created and choreographed by Anna Seymour and performed with fellow dancer Amanda Lever. Inspired by Banksy’s graffiti artwork “Mobile Lovers”, Distraction Society embodied the interruption that technology inflicts on intimacy in present day relationships. Members of…

Bangarra Dance Theatre: Our Land, People, Stories

The law and lore on show with Sydney’s Bangarra Dance Theatre’s latest show ‘Our Land, People, Stories, is both modern and ancient. It is the artistry the company present their work with which makes it timeless. In their new, once…

‘Sex With Strangers’ plays at Q44 Theatre

On a stormy night, a popular young blogger gatecrashes the life of mature age author Olivia, at a rural Michigan B&B. On the premise that he visits to convert his million-selling e-book, Sex With Strangers, into a screenplay, it seems…