What it’s like at the Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of ‘Macbeth’

Macbeth Melbourne Theatre Company

The Melbourne Theatre Company has dared to modernise recent adaptations of Shakespeare, including Hamlet and Queen Lear, to great success. This year’s production of Macbeth is no exception. Director Simon Phillip’s modern portrayal of Shakespeare’s 411-year-old tragedy demonstrates that play’s themes of politics and power are no less relevant today, albeit in different ways. The […]

Sydney Dance Company and their Frame of Mind

Translating your frame of mind from a mix of emotions and neurological impulses into the movement of contemporary dance is no easy feat. That’s at least what any lay person will tell you. Rafael Bonachela, artistic director of the illustrious Sydney Dance Company on the other hand, has made what was no doubt a trying process […]