Tag: dance

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…

Sydney Festival 2019: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Sydney Festival (9 – 27 Jan 2018) is back again this summer, and we all know what this means. This is the time of year that the city comes alive with art and performance, where public spaces are transformed…

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…

The Forest Comes Alive at Secret Garden Festival

There’s never a dull moment at Secret Garden Festival. From the moment you step foot onto the grounds you’re welcomed with neon signs, forest paths laced with fairy lights, and people dressed in outlandish costumes. This year’s theme? Year 10 Formal….

Valley - Form Dance Projects

“Wildebeest and Valley:” Human interaction through dance

Riverside Theatres have launched their 2018 Dance Bites season with an outstanding contemporary double-bill, Wildebeest and Valley by Israeli-born choreographer Omer Backley-Astrachan with FORM Dance Projects. In a world premiere, Wildebeest, the shorter of the two pieces, examines the artifice of…

Djuki Mala

Contemporary and Aboriginal dance phenomenon: Djuki Mala

Dance sensation Djuki Mala are back at the Sydney Opera House to celebrate their 10th anniversary. Following packed out shows, multiple awards, and international tours I went along with my plus one to see if they lived up to the hype. Direct…