dance September 1, 2018
Stephen Page has known acclaim and accolades as head of Bangarra Dance Theatre. Off stage he’s had more than his fair share of personal tragedy. Here, he talks to about family, his latest show, Dark Emu, and the power of language to change Australia. “Through this symbolism of visual art and story, under that came this kinship idea of connection to land, people and story. That’s why lore and customs exist.”
dance December 9, 2017
Choreographer Lucy Guerin says ballet’s physical perfectionism may see off young girls from their passion for dance, leaving headstrong boys to take the reins in later life. “Women have really defined dance through the ages, especially in America, with a lot of female choreographers, and in Europe. Yet it feels like it’s going backwards a little bit.”
dance May 6, 2017
Li Cunxin has waited for the right time to stage Swan Lake at the Queensland Ballet, to be prepared for a visit from his mentor and veteran choreographer Ben Stevenson.
dance May 21, 2016
The Australia Council’s latest funding cuts have further devastated arts companies.
dance October 4, 2014
Anouk van Dijk doesn't just think she can dance. She, and everyone else, knows she can.
dance September 6, 2014
Dancer and choreographer Akram Khan takes centre stage with a story about his childhood.