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Sydney Dance Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary in a massive way with Mardi Gras and CINCO

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Rafael Bonachela is the artistic director of the Sydney Dance Company and responsible for most of the epic dance pieces the troupe puts on in Australia and around the world. He does it well. So when his baby turns 50 and celebrates its birthday in quite an epic was as it has, you know he’s behind it, doing nothing but the best for the dance company responsible for Forever & Ever and ab intra just to name a few. In addition to the milestone in itself, the Sydney Dance Company participated for the first time in the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and is putting on a new double bill production, headlined by the new work, CINCO (you can win tickets here). “Mardi Gras was an incredible thrill, for me personally and for the Company. Believe it or not, it was the very first time that Sydney Dance Company had participated in the parade,” said Rafael. The entry of the Company signified 50 years as a diverse organisation that hires and is involved directly with many people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and their friends. “We employ a significant number of LGBTQI artists and staff and we have a long tradition of welcoming the LGBTQI community to participate and express themselves through dance,” he said. And they did it well. Rafael doesn’t even shy away from admitting their float was essentially one of the best ones out there on Oxford Street. “It was an explosion of gold glitter, complete with a ballet bar, mirrors, and… Read More

Win tickets to see CINCO by Sydney Dance Company this March

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Sydney’s famed Sydney Dance Company pumps out shows quicker than its dancers can take pilates classes, but this month’s is a real winner. It’s a part of the Sydney Dance Company’s 50th anniversary, and this year, the number 5 is taking centre stage in the production. For Cinco, Rafael Bonachela‘s brand new work, the choreographer has turned to the world of numbers and mathematics for inspiration. The work features five dancers to perform all five movements of a string quartet composed in the 1950s. Not to mention, it’s also the Company’s 50th Anniver The latest instalment by choreographer Rafael Bonachela, CINCO, is on in Sydney this March and is promising a thorough trip through the creative expressions of the Company’s lead. It’s all combined with the award-winning lighting of Damian Cooper, the imagination and skill of designer Bianca Spender with celebrated Argentinian composer Alberto Ginaster. Enter below to score yourself one of 10 double passes to see the show on 26 March 2019. Entries close 11:59PM AEDT, 24 March 2019. Loading…