He is a man of many words, but Artistic Director of the Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) Paul Lightfoot is filled with incredible wisdom. Lightfoot kindly started his day with a Skype chat about the philosophies behind NDT, his journey with the company and the show he is bringing to our shores.... Read More | Share it now!
Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein, forms an unlikely subject for London’s Royal Ballet. Choreographed by Artist-In-Residence Liam Scarlett, the Covent Garden based company’s performance will receive its Australian première, in an exclusive screening event in Sydney later this month.... Read More | Share it now!
Vitesse has had many ballet lovers interested in what ballet can be defined as. With many defining the performance as intense, the production looks to be a daring dance that breaks away from traditional ideas of what ballet is. The music accompanying dancers on stage is a mix of pulsating electronica, swirling penetrating soundtracks and unnerving eeriness, making for a particularly intriguing night in either the Arts Centre Melbourne or Sydney Opera House.... Read More | Share it now!
John Goodridge takes us to the Adelaide Fringe Festival, bringing us photos from the show A Simple Space at the Garden of Unearthly Delights. Photos were taken on 2nd March, with shows until 13th March. You can find out more details here. Here’s how they describe the show, however:... Read More | Share it now!
To me going to the ballet is more than watching a dance performance, it’s about the whole experience of the evening. The dancing is important of course, but there is this feeling- the excited little girls bouncing eagerly around their mothers and the groups of girlfriends (both young and old) all dressed up and walking into the glimmering entrance of the State Theatre… It creates a certain buzz, something that makes you feel just a little bit extra special for that evening. This is definitely the feeling when going to watch The Russian Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty.... Read More | Share it now!