Girls Girls Girls is immediately engaging, confronting and entertaining. Unsure what to expect on entering the theatre, the audience is instantly drawn to experience the dark side of what it means to be female in modern-day Australia. Participation in Girls Girls Girls is paramount; from the get-go, the audience is thrust into this darkly satirical examination of female expectations and insecurities. Guided by the vivacious Mistress of Ceremonies instructing everyone to ‘dress’ the mannequin-like dancers posed throughout the theatre, Curtis creates a powerful and evocative setting for the
The Arts Centre Melbourne in association with the Melbourne Fringe Festival bring to the stage Colossus, performed by the Stephanie Lake Company from September 26-30 at the iconic Arts Centre.
This outstanding performance captures the attention of the audience from the moment you enter the theatre. Dancers dressed in black are displayed in a simple, incredibly intimate setting, creating immediate intrigue and wonder. Time passes in the blink of an eye as the audience is swept up in the emotion and fascination of Lake’s intricate choreography. [caption id="attachment_2901" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Colossus by Stephanie Lake Company. Photo by Mark Gambino[/caption] Opening last night to a packed house, the power of Colossus comes from the dancers’ ability to portray Lake’s vision
The 2017 showcase presented by The Australian Ballet School was exquisite, but the 2018 showcase is even more dynamic with the addition of progressionist choreography and dance styles that steer away from the classical mainstream.
VDF Founder and ACE Radio breakfast co-host Kate Meade is officially listed in the Australian Financial Review Qantas 100 Women of Influence this year for outstanding contribution in the Local and Regional category.
Think about the last time you sat in a dance performance and you were completely mesmerized. The dancers are taking you on a journey, drawing you into their energy so much that it feels like you went through the journey yourself. You leave the theater feeling moved and transformed.
Cassandra Merwood is one of Sydney’s emerging choreographers with her spot confirmed in the Top 8 contenders for Australian Dance Festival’s NEXT Choreographer competition this September.