Category: dancing

Madama Butterfly Review

Voted to be the most popular opera of all time, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly has hit the Opera House in a style and on a scale as never before. Director Graeme Murphy’s contemporary take on the timeless classic marries stunning vocals…

The Heavens Open on West Side Story Opening

They say rain on opening night of an outdoor show is a good omen. Well, Handa Opera’s West Side Story on Sydney Harbour must be in for one hell of a run after the deluge that set in for a…

KING @ The Seymour Centre

KING, a collaboration between director/choreographer Shaun Parker and Bulgarian songwriter/vocalist Ivo Dimchev, is a tender, visceral experience exploring ideas of masculinity in a way that’s equally entertaining and confronting. The heart of the piece is the interplay between the magnetic…

OCD Love & Love Chapter 2 @ the Sydney Opera House

In OCD Love, the first of two dances by L-E-V, we open on a single dancer in grey. She begins to writhe, somehow alienly fluid and mechanical at the same time, only intermittently breaking from a distinctly inhuman mode. She’s…

In the Heights – Sydney’s Hottest Musical

In the Heights is the hottest show to hit Sydney Opera House in as long as I can remember. It is so refreshing, even exhilarating, to see what a modern musical can be, indeed, should be. So you’ve heard of…

Forever & Ever – Curious, Engaging and Forceful

This October Sydney Dance Company brings us another exciting new Australian contemporary dance work, Forever & Ever. The show is a double bill, commencing with an older work by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela, and finishing on a high with the…

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” – The fairest ballet of them all

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” is a deliciously seductive production. One woman jealous of another’s beauty, an enchanted mirror, a poisoned apple, and seven friendly dwarves. An unquestionably good recipe for a dark and daring contemporary ballet, it’s the age-old fairytale…

Blown Away by A Faint Existence

The Sydney Opera House provides an opportunity to witness some of Australia’s best performance artists showcasing their premiere works in their series, UnWrapped. Kristina Chan, one of Australia’s most acclaimed dance artists captivates audiences with a solo performance of A…

Sensation HRVY lands in Australia!

Following the launch of his brand new single, HRVY arrives Australia this week; the track, ‘Hasta Luego’, a duet, which features the Latin pop princess, Malu. On Friday May 11, the UK star will be live at the Home The…