Tag: dance

Niche theatre Melbourne

‘NICHE’, a new work from Elbow Room

‘Niche’ can be many things. To fans, Niche is a popstar, she’s unique, and they can not get enough of her. In science terms, Niche is a parasite. She is a biological species that has infected the environment of modern…

Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Melbourne

International Ballet Gala with the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet

For one night only, to a full house, esteemed Melbourne ballet academy, The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet, brought us samples from the classics for a night to remember in a return of their specialist showcase, The International Ballet Gala. Internationally…

Moira Finucane The Rapture

Moira Finucane’s ‘The Rapture’: Party at the Edge of the Abyss

The atmosphere was positively electric for Moira Finucane’s opening of her new performance, The Rapture. There was frenetic buzzing energy from the audience as we shuffled to our seats at the cabaret-style tables at fortyfivedownstairs. A cross-shaped catwalk dominates the…

Full Moon Orb Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company’s double bill, ‘ORB’

Sydney Dance Company’s double bill, ORB, showed at Arts Centre Melbourne to rapturous applause. ORB opens with the mystifying Full Moon by Taiwanese choreographer Cheng Tsung-lung, a hypnotising melody of his fascination with the moon and all those who inhabit…

Dance Massive Melbourne Tiny Slopes

Dance Massive: ‘Tiny Slopes’ skateboard dancing

Nat Cursio’s Tiny Slopes, part of the annual Dance Massive Festival, stars four school-age skateboarders and dancers. A huge open space, with cool chicks, ‘80s anthems, easy camaraderie, plus a Beyonce-strong fan blowing your hair about. What’s not to like?  The…

Chunky Move

Dance Massive: Anti Gravity by Chunky Move

Chunky Move have done it again. With ‘Anti-Gravity’, their contribution for Dance Massive, they have once again pushed the limits of modern contemporary dance. ‘Anti-Gravity’, in its world premiere, features Chunky Move Artistic Director Anouk van Dijk using internationally renowned…