With former Chunky Move founder and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek as co-director, dance had a heavy presence at this year’s Rising festival.
The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it.
After years of marginalization, the bèlè dance has been embraced by a growing community who see it as a form of social and spiritual healing.
Choreographer Stephanie Lake brings together nine dancers and nine drummers in this thrillingly original work.
Toronto’s Gay Community Dance Committee funded lesbian and gay liberation organizing in an unkind era that made community work not only difficult, but increasingly necessary.
Winner of the Olive Schreiner Prize, What Happens was inspired by the discovery of a slave burial site.
Rachel Arianne Ogle’s new chorography is an exploration of mortality and death.
Technical brilliance is one thing. Musicality another. Here is our pick of the skaters who combine the two.
Can a film’s artful telling of experiences of stigma and HIV, using dance, help promote empathy and compassion?
Some people do inherit traits which promote dance ability - but with hard work almost anyone can learn to dance well due to the plasticity of the brain
Even before the pandemic, access to arts programs and qualified instructors varied greatly among schools and districts.
Extracurricular activities help children from low-income suburbs close the gap between them and their better-off peers. But subsidies for these activities are patchy and often limited to sport.
Beyond creativity and thinking skills, arts education will help you enhance your communication and expressive skills, as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism.
Theatre is able to create a space for discussion about how and why women experience physical and emotional violence.
The protests paved the way for healing, vitality and a new vista of productive life.
Some hard decisions need to be made if we are to get better value-for-money performing arts funding from central and local government.
From choreographer Emma Fishwick, this slow, dreamy performance and its cast of 15 dancers, speaks especially loudly to Australia of today.
This new work from Restless Dance Theatre is staged in a bowling ally, and asks us to consider the possibilities of perspective.
A new film about Bangarra Dance Theatre carries the deep Indigenous knowledge and personal trauma behind its 30-year history.