Melbourne: the NGV Triennial EXTRA festival returns

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Art lovers rejoice! The National Gallery of Victoria’s Triennial EXTRA, its free late-night festival, returns in 2021 featuring a program stacked with live performances, DJs, dan ce, food, pop-up bars and after-hours access to the NGV Triennial exhibition, launching Friday 15 January and running nightly until 14 February. Here are some highlights to add to […]

Sydney Dance Company’s 2020 season: What it’s all about

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Sure, it’s been 50 years of Sydneyside choreographic magic at the hands of Rafael Bonachela, but this forthcoming 2020 season is the last in a long line of awesomeness that takes them into the new decade. Next year, the Company’s exploring the thrill of pushing boundaries, both on stage and what they can do with […]

Sydney Dance Company’s ‘Us 50’ is a celebration of and homage to dance

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A double bill will take to the Sydney Dance Company’s stage this November; a celebration of all the Company has done over the past 50 years. Entitled Us 50, the double bill, a creative undertaking by artistic director Rafael Bonachela and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek, will celebrate through dance, the last 50 years of the Company’s […]

CINCO by Rafael Bonachela and Sydney Dance Company: Contemporary dance at its best

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Until 6 April, Sydney Dance Company and its artistic director Rafael Bonachela will hold a triple bill production at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay, headlined by new work, CINCO. CINCO melds five virtuosic dancers, the award-winning lighting of Damien Cooper and the imagination and skill of fashion designer Bianca Spender with celebrated Argentinian […]

And you thought you nailed choreography? Sydney Dance Company has a Mardi Gras float

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OK, so, if you’ve ever seen the Sydney Dance Company dancers on stage, then you know what you’re in for. Prepare to pack up your dancing shoes, rip apart your pom-poms and go home if you’re in this year’s parade, because shit is about to get turned up. The world renowned dance troupe is, for […]

KING by Shaun Parker for Sydney Mardi Gras: A Review

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Being a gay man in 2019 really is a revelation. In 30-or-so years, gay men and women have gone from the ostracised outcasts of abnormality, to something few people bat an eyelid to. But it’s the underlying tone of masculinity and what exactly that is, and the questioning of it, that has been the most […]