Category: dancing

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,…

The Barbershop: A 1920s Speakeasy

If you’re like me, and you have dreams of living in the past, but conveniently forget about how disgusting and unhygienic the past was, then you too love going to themed events and wishing it was real. For me, The…

Reliving 90s Music Mania

Hoop earrings, check!  Glow sticks, check!! Reebok high tops, check!!! White denim, check!!!! I ticked off most of my mental list of 90s fashion must haves before I’d even crossed the foyer of Trak.  Obviously I’m not the only one excited…

Rugcutters Swing & Jazz Parties at Bella Union

My first foray into swing dancing was during the Melbourne International Jazz Festival which was an event of epic proportions. As with most things dance-related for me, I soon forgot about the fun to be had and settled back into my…

‘The Veil of Maya’ by the Melbourne Ballet Company

Listen up dance fans, there’s something worth celebrating in St Kilda. Last night the Melbourne Ballet Company announced announced their new residency at the Alex Theatre on Fitzroy Street with the contemporary piece ‘The Veil of Maya’. The Veil is the first chapter…

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne

For the past six months I have heard (non-stop) about a mysterious dinner in Melbourne where everybody wears white and waves napkins and sparklers. In my mind, it was like a great Vestal Virgins convention, only with Champagne, not fire and…

Festival Of Live Art: Town Hall Pass

The Festival of Live Art is Melbourne’s biennial ode to all things live art (we went two years ago!). It is taking place from 1-13 March 2016 across the North Melbourne Town Hall, St. Kilda’s Theatre Works, and the Footscray…