More and more dancers discover the potential of alternative approaches when it comes to mental health, physical health, and injury prevention.
Physical theatre company Legs on the Wall brings to the Sydney Opera House—as part of the Sydney Festival—Man With The Iron Neck, which speaks a tale that shines a bright light on the theme of suicide in Indigenous Australian communities.
This morning my husband announced it was 20 days until Christmas. While the kids cheered and happy-danced in the kitchen, I wanted to throw his jolly-caroling phone at him.
Rising star in the commercial dance realm, Lauren Drago plans to jet set off to Los Angeles on a one-way ticket after gathering many glamorous credits on her CV in both Australia and Asia.
It has taken Lauren half her life to build the courage to reveal what she has been concealing. Professional performer Lauren Jimmieson finally opens up about her skin diagnosis.
Hands on hips, impatiently waving her fairy wand, my dramatic little three-year-old announced that she wanted to go to dancing class with her best friend. ‘Sure’, I thought, ‘Sounds like fun.’ Nine years later, she lives and breathes dance. From musical theatre to Classical ballet, she loves to perform; her smile lighting up the stage with the pure joy of entertaining.
The dance industry has been largely starved of major technological innovations. You need only look down at your average ballet slipper to realise you’ve probably been wearing the same design since you were a child and one that has changed little in terms of functionality for hundreds of years. Yet MDM Dancewear has now engineered what is arguably the perfect ballet shoe.
A young Australian woman is embracing her personal adversity to create awareness around the stigma of lung cancer.
“We are always a family, whether it is by blood or by heart,” Miss Tania Robins said.
If you are a studio owner or an aspiring one, you will understand the importance of creating a safe space for your students. However, the vision is sometimes far from reality for some dance entrepreneurs. Melbourne studio owner, renowned dance adjudicator and VCE VET Lecturer Tania Robins reveals her knowledge about creating a sanctuary for students to enjoy.