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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 […]

March Dance

The 2020 Sydney March Dance festival will begin its second year running throughout the month of March, featuring 114 dance events in 31 days. A project created by Independence Dance Alliance (IDA), the festival aims to celebrate and showcase independent dance artists in Sydney. March Dance will see 195 artists and over 16 organisations presenting new dance works, […]

Hofesh Shechter’s Grand Finale

One of the most celebrated and visionary choreographers in contemporary dance is entering the final days of his residency at the Sydney Opera House this week. Grand Finale is currently being performed by ten dancer from the Hofesh Shechter Company with accompaniment by live musicians. The performance is a hypnotic blend of dance, theatre and […]

REVIEW: Colossus

The (almost) overwhelming production from Stephanie Lake, Colossus, is an activation of all the senses. With a bare stage and very muted costumes, Colossus, highlights the incredible talent and athleticism of 50 dancers, who give their all through the entire 50-minute performance. Using sharp choreography coupled with an intense soundtrack, Collosus, encourages an examination of community and an […]

The Dancing Heart Of Coogee

When the Empire Performing Arts dancers hit the stage on Friday at St Brigid’s for the inaugural annual concert, it will be the fulfilment of a lifelong dream for Coogee local and dance school director Emma Milgate. At 18 years of age, the Royal Academy of Dance instructor moved to Coogee with stars in her […]