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Encounter Sydney outside the Sydney Opera House

By Swagatalakshmi Roychowdury Encounter is back, this time to Sydney, with an extraordinary dance performance that would transform the Sydney Opera House’s monumental steps, into an open-air stage.  Award-winning Australian dance artist and choreographer Emma Saunders spoke to City Hub about the upcoming dance performance, her encounter with kangaroos in the previous Encounter, and how this show […]

Stream 6 Short Films For Free

With the wet weather seemingly settling in for the next few days are you looking for a theatre fix without needing to get wet? Luckily The Sydney Opera House and The British Council have just the offering for you with six  cutting-edge digital performance works by artists from across the UK. These works all draw […]

Alice Topp’s ballet ‘Clay’ goes digital

With COVID numbers spiking again you may be concerned about heading got the theatre once again. Thankfully The Australian Ballet & choreographer Alice Topp have just the solution for those of us who still want a live theatre fix without risking catching the Omicron variant. Alice's ballet Clay has been revived in the digital realm and is […]

Sydney Dancer Wins Major Award

Western Sydney dancer and choreographer Feras Shaheen has been announced the winner of the inaugural Telstra Emerging Choreographer (TEC) initiative. This award in a new initiative by The Australian Ballet and Telstra which is dedicated to inspiring the next generation of choreographers by providing them with a platform to share their work and the chance […]

Inner West Dancer Teacher Is A 4 Time World Champ

By Jarrod Wolfhunter Alexandre Fulbert is a decorated four-time World Dance Championship winning dance teacher who calls Sydney home. The accomplished dancer is a curator at the International Dance Organisation (Australia), the biggest and most prestigious dance organisation in the world, in addition to being the NSW Director of the Couples Dance Section. Born in […]

Sydney Choreographic Centre Finds New Home In Alexandria

By Tessa Pelle After searching for the perfect home, The Sydney Choreographic Centre (SCC) has opened the doors to its new studio in Alexandria. Francesco Ventriglia is the co-founder and Artistic Director of the Sydney Choreographic Centre. He says the centre was in need of a permanent home to nurture and inspire dance artists. “Initially […]

Lighting The Way For Aspiring Dancers: An Unmissable 3-Day Workshop

The spectacular Light The Way Dance Convention is set to hit the stage in August this year and all budding dancers are urged to grab themselves a ticket. The convention will bring together some of the biggest names in the industry to teach a 3-day intensive of musical theatre, dance master classes and on-stage performances. […]

Middle Eastern & West African Drumming & Dance Classes At Addison Road Community Centre

Coomba Percussion’s Middle Eastern Drumming, West African Drumming and Dance classes are set to return to Addison Road Community Centre once safe to do so. The classes will run for nine weeks once Sydney’s current lockdown ends. Coomba has played the Middle Eastern Tabla, also known as the darbuka, for over 25 years. Coomba said […]

SandSong: Stories From The Great Sandy Desert

Lillian Banks never thought about dance as a career until her teacher from St Mary’s College encouraged her to apply for NAISDA, which accepted her as a student.  After NAISDA, she auditioned for Bangarra and was enrolled as a Russell Page Graduate Recipient for 2018.  She’s a Yawuru woman, a Kimberley girl, Yawuru being part […]

REVIEW: Magic Mike Live

Imagine this, two best friends of 15 years, 200+ screaming toey women, and about 30 men in a crowd watching a sweaty, ab popping reincarnation of Magic Mike! As a dancer off 25 years I spectical on the quality of dancing! Let me tell you I was blown away! Choreographed by the gorgeous and talented […]