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.
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.
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.
Performing to an enthusiastic full house at the State Theatre, Chicago The Musical opened its Melbourne season with a bang. Sassy, humorous and exuding a brilliant sensuality, this set-in-the-1920’s vaudeville musical is entertainment in its finest form.
A cast of 19 professional performers from SCIMM Dance Company present Aetherium, a captivating triple bill of modern contemporary art expressed through movement. With choreography from SCIMM directors Scott Pokorny and Tim Barnes, and guest choreographer Zoee Marsh, themes exploring chaos and order, elemental exploration and life after death are innovatively unpacked.
China’s highly acclaimed musical dance Tales of 12 Chinese Zodiac dazzles audiences at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre with a jaw-dropping performance filled with dance artistry, cinematic display and glorious costuming.
Since its 2014 beginning, Stephanie Lake Company has toured the world showcasing their original and relevant creations. Well-respected for their contemporary dance works, Colossus consists of 50 performers pouring their passion and talent onto the stage in this unique contemporary work of art.