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Dancers from prestigious ballet companies, designer garments, exquisite lighting and state-of-the-art filmmaking technology combine in a work-of-art that showcases the extreme athleticism and sublime beauty in dance as never before.
SCIMM Platforms Youth Company takes audiences on an exploration of three key concepts in their 2019 Triple Bill ‘Within Us’: oceans, emotions, and the possibility of extra-terrestrial life showcases the talent of the 33 cast members involved, the choreographers Scott Pokorny and Tim Barnes (SCIMM directors), and special guests Brittany Page and Sarah Boulter.
Melbourne’s annual Australian Tap Dance Festival is always a favourite for tap dance enthusiasts. Founded in 2012 by Ella Lehaf and Winston Morrison, ATDF’s mission is to bring the art of tap into the wider dance community.
‘We are one red blood.’ United through this Indigenous Australian law of belonging, visitors are warmly welcomed to the 2019 Bay Mob Health and Education Expo held at Monash University’s Frankston Campus.
Emotions ran high when my son’s U14 representative basketball team lost their grand final game by one point. They were frustrated, disappointed and totally devastated at the loss of their dream. Their coach sat with his head in his hands, no doubt replaying the dying minutes of the game in his mind. I wasn’t the only parent with tears in my eyes.
Created by Slow Twitch Collective, Body Acousmonium is an innovative, 55-minute work making its debut at the 2019 ‘Melbourne Fringe Festival’. Aiming to provoke thoughts amongst audience members in relation to sound and its presence in space, the work consists of two performers fulfilling the role of artists as they express a story of personal interpretation through the simultaneous inclusion of electronic media (sound/lighting) and movement.
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DANCE WRITER AUSTRALIA
Dance Writer is a blog that brings the Melbourne dance scene into the spotlight. We review performances, interview dance entrepreneurs and talk everything dance. Established in March 2014. Dance Writer has great initiatives to get our dance career started.
Dance Writer Youth Company is a Melbourne-based initiative designed
for highly motivated dancers to boost dance performance opportunities in Australia.
WHAT IS DANCE WRITER?
Dance Writer is Australia’s freshest boutique publication, shining a light on small dance
businesses, reviewing dance performances and interviewing aspirational talent.
Melbourne dancer and journalist Jessica Poulter started this blog when she had the idea to fuse her two passions. Established in 2014 as merely an open diary of Jessica’s, Dance Writer rapidly developed a name for being a publication that is raising the dancing community, not tearing it down. With our extensive ambassador program of all different calibre, we hope we can spread the word about safe dance effectively.