Here is a dance show that is so much more than just a dance show. What Jump First, Think Later brings to audiences is a poignant and raw tale of six young parkour and urban dancers who represent Australia’s wonderful multiculturalism. The narrative of this 50-minute show is really heartwarming as Joe Carbone, Johnny Do, Justin Kilic, Jimmy James AKA Jackie Chan, Natalie Siri, and Patrick Uy share with us their personal experiences of how this art form enriches their lives.... Read More | Share it now!
It’s not often you attend a show and leave feeling completely enamoured. Dance is such an expressive form of the human body and to see the physical and emotional commitment from every single dancer on the stage was spellbinding. We had a chat with Artistic Director Paul Lightfoot in the lead up to the Nederlands Dans Theater‘s (NDT) arrival in Melbourne, a perfect way to understand the mechanics of such an internationally renowned company.... Read More | Share it now!
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!