Dance therapy is effective in treating depression, improving memory and neuroplasticity in older adults and improving executive function in those with Parkinson's disease.
Why and how do we groove? Researchers are investigating how we respond to music, with applications for therapy.
In this danced-through reimagining of the world’s most-popular opera, we are pulled into the characters' inner turmoil.
An unconventional take on Giselle is playing as part of this year's Perth Festival.
COBA, the Collective of Black Artists has been working to introduce Canadian audiences to African and Caribbean dances for 25 years.
As part of the 2019 Perth Festival, dance-theatre performance Sunset takes place in a former men's home on the banks of the Swan River.
Dancenorth's Dust explores a world on the brink of turning back to dust. Its themes are familiar in contemporary dance, but the show is replete with powerful images.
Korean choreographer Eun-Me Ah tnravelled up and down her native land, videotaping older women dancing.
However jagged, industrial and shapeless an evening of Forsythe choreography may seem to an eye used to Swan Lake, it is always grounded in ballet.
Two new dance works allow the public to engage in a conversation around constitutional recognition and sovereignty for Indigenous peoples.
Bangarra's Dark Emu is a response to Bruce Pascoe's book of the same name. But it doesn't embrace the full potential of its source's game-changing impact.
In an ambitious new work of theatre and dance, performers read out mathematical theories then build scenes around them.
Since 2017, only 13% of full-length works by Australia's major dance companies have been choreographed by women.
Dance can't literally tell history, but it can tell historical truths, as shown by Akram Khan's Xenos at the Adelaide Festival.
A new virtual reality film showing at the Australian Museum immerses viewers in remote Indigenous communities. Such films can be a path to reconciliation and understanding.
Smartphones are new tools for body rehabilitation, sports training and motor development.
Bangarra’s current season of three new works, Ones Country, is uneven in parts but worth seeing for the diversity of Indigenous stories from some new choreographic voices.
We Love Arabs is a complex satire that blends dance, theatre and hummus to investigate the politics of Israeli Jews and Arabs.
When it comes to plot, emotions or even themes, Tree of Codes is a mystery. But its technical prowess is undeniable.
Mette Ingvartsen’s 7 Pleasures aims to upend
clichés about nudity. But the 'confrontational' use of nudity in dance and performance art is itself now something of a cliche.