Tag: dance

March 2017: all the events to make your month soar

Melbourne never fails to amuse. March is no exception, with its naked bicycle rides, its festivals with whacky names (Hot Dub Wine Machine), and its crazy-awesome food festivals. Margaritas? Food and film? Donuts and…beer? We have it all in Melbs this…

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…

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…

Chunky Move’s poignant dance performance, ‘Lucid’

Chunky Move is Victoria’s flagship contemporary dance company. Located in the Sturt Street arts precinct, the Chunky Move theatre is one of Melbourne’s hidden gems. As we ventured into the building, I realised that I had actually been there before for…

‘Dance On’ at the Victorian College of the Arts

Get your dance-on and see four playful dance works which will delight and entertain you as a  team of highly-trained students from the state’s premier full-time Bachelor dance degree show off their wares in their mid-year show ‘Dance ON‘. Tucked…

Sydney Dance Company’s production ‘CounterMove’

Blood on the dancefloor. Bare flesh exposed in battle for life. Tongue-in-cheek dance games with cacti. If this gets your pulse racing, you cannot miss Sydney Dance Company’s latest creation, CounterMove, at MTC’s Southbank Theatre. The Sydney-based company’s double bill…

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…