Infectious, high-energy and unique fusion of traditional Yolngu and contemporary pop culture, dance and storytelling.
As someone for whom dancing comes as naturally as doing mental arithmetic while rubbing my tummy and patting my head, I can report that the class was truly suitable for beginners.
When in doubt be bold, be fearless, be Beyoncé.
The first six dancers moved across the stage in pulsating darkness to eerie, hypnotic music. The second seven danced in white in utter silence until they began to make noises that were halfway between a mosquito and a Gregorian chant.
Every family has a history. A rich tapestry of heartache, joy, tragedy and triumph. Red Sorghum is one such history which juxtaposes simple beauty with senseless carnage.
From the witch’s garish costumes to the overly simplistic lighting, it all just screams “high school production”.
Mutual A-Gender is a showcase in two parts – “Milkshake” by Sarah Ling, and “Gay by Nature” by Nick Walters, both of which explore gender and the nature of its representation – and performance – in society.
The delicacy and grace of the dancers and their innovative interpretation of the work (the 5th Symphony) was indeed charming. They brought two worlds together that seem, at first consideration, so very remote.
Does a regular tap regime make you happier and healthier? If Melvin’s athletic body and disarmingly infectious laugh are anything to go by, the answer must be yes. I was certainly smiling and sweating up a storm in the class.
Woven Through the Orient is a one hour show of nine different belly dancing styles and performances by a group of six women from Belly Dance Arabesque. The different styles cover the evolution of...
Nicky Marr’s narrative takes us through the dance styles she’s tried and abandoned; a coming of age through dance classes.
There has been a lot of hype about this show so I was very excited as we piled into the Big Top at the Garden of Unearthly Delights.
There aren’t a lot of reasons to check out a high school production if you don’t, in fact, go to school. Either you’re a parent of one of the kids or you’re hoping you might catch the next Snakadaktal before they go big.
This was a delightful piece of whimsy and a wonderful showcase of various styles of belly dancing.
Le Foulard plays the long joke, the humour cooking over in a slow boil that plays tension against relief as Lucy builds towards the laughs.