A trombonist is forced to play the cymbals, while a pair of marching girls dance out his frustrations. A full brass band slips from classical, to jazz, to folk and cabaret. En Avant, Marche! is a strange show, but worth your time.
Legendary critic Deborah Jowitt's visit to Australia for the Keir choreographic awards is focussing attention on the paucity of our dance criticism. Yet informed reviews are vital to the health of an art form.
Is this a dance work, an exhibition, or a melding of the two? Xavier Le Roy's latest work, in Sydney, raises many questions, such as: Is it enough to present dancers as interactive, moving art objects?
The founders of Belgian dance company Peeping Tom draw their performance language from the influential Flemish Wave movement of the late 1980s and 90s. Their 32 rue Vandenbranden is part of Melbourne Festival.
Flex, a dance style that originated in Jamaica in the 1990s, has evolved into a protest movement in the US that enables its practitioners to articulate their experiences of racism, police brutality and violence.
Lucy Guerin is a consistent creative and experimental point of contact for many young dancers and choreographers – and her new work, Motion Picture explores the grey area between nostalgia and modernity.
It may seem odd, and a touch ironic, that the act of taking-up-space is of concern to a fierce-fat-femme like Kelli Jean Drinkwater. Speaking about her current collaboration with Force Majeure and choreographer/director…