Dance

In this double bill, we observe contrasting dance pieces – one a European premiere – by two of Australia’s renowned choreographers, Leigh Warren and Frances Rings. Live music

The Juillard School in New York offers successful students the opportunity to study music, dance and drama.

There are two separate and unrelated dances performed in this concentrated 44-minute slot.

Physical dexterity is pushed to the extreme in an engrossing but often repetitive evening in this double bill choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj to the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen.

For Angelin Preljocaj, the key word in any artistic endeavour is ‘collaboration’, his priority ‘change’.

Greek myths are a constant source of inspiration for all performance and art mediums, as they feature epic storylines, engaging battles and philosophical debates. 

The Deborah Colker Dance Company's Tatyana is a stunning event. Based on Pushkin's poem Onegin, it follows the story of an aristocrat who callously rejects Tatyana's love when she was young.&n

Dance is undoubtedly a universal language. It doesn't matter who or where or from what culture the dancers come from, movement, gesture, shape all speak directly to us and this show has a lot to tell us.

The blurb about this show doesn't give too much away so I won't either so as to preserve the impact of the opening. It's enough to say that due to some technical wizardry and clever staging gravity is defied before your very eyes and a myriad visually stunning images are created in front of you.

I would think that Japan has the equivalent of the Oxford English Dictionary, perhaps based in the Yokida Prefecture or Tokyo, I'm guessing, I simply don't know.