Category: dancing

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…

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…