As we charter through unprecedented measures of COVID-19, the panic and uncertainty that is brought upon us can often pose a fictional barrier around the notion of connectivity. Yet, for three Australian female dancers, they realised they did not need a theatre to keep the Arts alive.
As a response to COVID-19 and the devastation it has brought upon the arts and entertainment industry, John Foreman’s Aussie Pops Orchestra and friends have “phoned in” an isolation orchestra performance of Louis Armstrong’s What A Wonderful World to raise awareness of music industry charity Support Act.
Melbourne’s iconic MCG fills with eager spectators as anticipation builds for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final between Australia and India. Amongst the record-breaking 86,174 attendees, one bay of seats stands out in a splash of purple.
Described as ‘a commercial ballet show with attitude’, Raise the Barre presented by Masters of Choreography lifts the roof with its perfect theatrical fusion of classical and commercial dance styles.
Melbourne-based dance company Lucy Guerin Inc collaborates with Indonesian heavy metal choir Ensemble Tikoro to bring Metal, a confronting and earthy collision of dance and sound.
Selling out her self-created contemporary dance work, Does It Matter In the Dark?, Queensland-born professional dancer Alice Robinson is making waves in London.
Intense and emotional, this multi-faceted celebration of humanity completely captivates the enthusiastic opening night audience. Led by 11-year-old River Mardesic as Billy Elliot, this production ticks every entertainment box on its 2020 return to Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.
While the soul of Billy Elliot The Musical remains the same, its story is revolutionised for today’s audiences. 10 years since it was last performed on stage, the show returns to Melbourne to capture the hearts of adults and children alike.