Tag: performance

Gentlemen of Deceit: Three Times the Magic

Whoever said three is a crowd might need to reconsider their words after seeing Gentlemen of Deceit: Three Times the Magic. Luke Hocking, Alex de la Rambelje and Vyom Sharma are the gentlemen in question who in a previous life…

Next Wave Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Next Wave is an experimental festival that is unique to Melbourne, running 5 –22 May. Occurring every two years it’s almost a month of performances, dance, art installations, photography and experiences that will get you thinking. With 37 projects…

Festival of Live Art: Portraits in Motion

‘Portraits in Motion‘ at the Festival of Live Art starts with a show-and tell about flip book. What is a flip book? Berlin-based Volker Gerling demonstrated using his prized Nikon F3: Choose a subject, hold the shutter for precisely 12 seconds,…

‘Another Other’ by Chamber Made Opera

‘Another Other’ by Chamber Made Opera is another foray into the realm of experimental art-making for which this Melbourne-based collective are renown. This show gives you a taste of what it might have felt to live in post-WWI Germany before the…

‘Miss Universal’ at Chunky Move

‘Miss Universal’ proposes a new vocabulary of dance – love. In an immersive dance piece, audience members watch performers Annabelle Ballharry, Chloe Chignell, Atlanta Eke, Angela Goh wrestle, swing from the ceiling, discuss politics of love, and sweat profusely in…

The Big West Festival 2015

It’s always a bit strange attending something you’ve never heard of before. When The Plus Ones gave me the opportunity to cover this year’s Big West Festival, I wasn’t sure what I’d see, but I was given a fascinating and entertaining…

Detroit Redstitch

‘Detroit’ at Red Stitch Theatre

A dark comedy set in Detroit? Sign me up! I lived in the U.S. during the Global Financial Crisis, so I was particularly interested in attending this production. At the time a sense of anxiety, uncertainty, and vulnerability seemed to…