Laying claim to a dance isn’t as straightforward as doing the same for a poem.
Tara Moore via Getty Images
In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism.
Dickenson-Monteith/The Australian Performing Arts Collection
In the 1930s, it was modern dance that taught Melburnians how to perform personal hygiene. There are still lessons to be learnt from this history and the legacy of Sonia Revid.
Choreographers could offer engineers tools to stimulate new ideas in city-making.
Chloe Chignell’s dance piece Deep Shine in the 2016 Keir Choreographic awards.
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.
The Tribhangi Dance Company performs Circles and Squares at the South African Dance Umbrella in Johannesburg.
South Africa’s foremost contemporary dance festival is celebrating its 28th birthday in 2016. It has remained relevant, vital and – despite the format’s esoteric nature – hugely popular.