Category: dancing

Shadowlands at the Arts Centre

The title does say a thousand words in this case as the incredible New York-based Shadowlands team takes you through ‘shadow lands’. It’s hard to describe exactly what you’re in for, think hand puppetry with a Phd meets the Three…

Jump First, Ask Later

Jump First, Ask Later at Arts Centre Melbourne

True tales and jazzy tricks are what entertain in this effortlessly compelling show of street dance par excellence. Six kids from the streets of Sydney’s inner west delight with their backstories and creative chutzpah in fresh Aussie parkour in ‘Jump…

Splendour in the Grass

Splendour in the Grass

Trading in traditional ponchos and gumboots for a more appropriate singlet and hat, thousands of people assembled for this year’s three day music festival Splendour in the Grass. The headline acts in this years line up contained the likes of The Avalanches, The…

Singin' In the Rain

100% Chance of Rain at ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ is easily one of the most recognizable musicals on Earth. Who didn’t as a child, (or let’s be honest, an adult) swing their umbrella around with reckless abandon and jump in puddles singing that timeless line…

Inaugural Annual Dance Affair

I’ve always wanted to be able to dance. After a few too many wines and in the dark depths of a dingy dive bar, I’m happy to give it a shot, but there’s something quite magical about being in the…

VCA dance presents ‘Crush’

Is modern dance made for laughs? Can you laugh out loud during a dance show on the choreographer’s invitation? To this, and other questions, Stephanie Lake and third year dance students at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the…

Next Wave Festival: Under My Skin

‘Under My Skin’ embodies the ethos of the Next Wave Festival: accessibility, in more ways than one. The Delta Project dance troupe presents its high energy piece through the lens of deaf culture with the belief that dance can be used as a…

Next Wave Festival: microLandscapes

‘microLandscapes‘ is not your average art show. It is intense. Gripping. Entertaining. Playing as part of the Next Wave Festival, ‘microLandscapes’ is a unique collaborative exhibit that features original video and sound design, sculpture, and performance art. It features Perth-based dance…

Bootylicious Beyonce dancing with Bey Dance

What to do on a wet, miserable Friday night where alcohol is banned due to impending sporting activities but this girl just wants to have fun? I’ll tell ya. A bootylicious Beyonce dance class with Bey Dance. The clever concept has taken off,…