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Expressions Dance Company presents Everyday Requiem

Natalie Weir, EDC’s artistic director and Helpmann award-winning choreographer, describes her latest work as a journey back in time, as seen through the memories of an ordinary old man, played by acclaimed dance and theatre artist and former EDC dancer, Brian Lucas. “It’s really a joyful and uplifting celebration of all our lives at all their wonderful stages, from childhood to old age … It’s an exploration of the small, personal things that make life precious and beautiful,” ...

A Force is currently installed at Flowstate as part of the Brisbane Festival

A site-specific installation responsive to a range of environmental forces including audience participation and contribution. A Force will grow throughout the duration of the exhibition through public participation and develop in response to the unique environment it lives within.   //   A Force considers our relationship with technology, and how our daily dependence on digital devices may be affecting us. Wires and cables are lifelines in many ways, but as we manipulate ...

The world premiere season of David Williamson’s Nearer the Gods is being staged in Brisbane this October!

Genius, bastardry and heroism. These are the three words Williamson uses to describe Nearer the Gods.Given this powerful summation, it’s fortuitous that Strong has cast some of the best and most exciting actors in the country in Matthew Backer (Switzerland) who plays Edmund Halley, the much-loved QueenslanderWilliam McInnes (SeaChange, Time of our Lives) who will play King Charles II, and Rhys Muldoon(House Husbands) who plays Isaac Newton. Daniel Murphy will play Isaac Barrow and ...

One Way hits the Dance Floor at La Boîte this October!

Combining the explosive nature of breaking and the intricacies of hip-hop with contemporary dance theatrics, One Way is an exciting new work that explores the notion of discovering your true passions.   //   Directed by Sammie Williams and featuring some of Australia’s most creative and talented dancers, Elements Collective takes audience on an entrancing journey of movement and sound. One Way is the inaugural recipient of the Mad Dance House Grant; a partnership ...

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to Queensland for the first time!

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a nonstop parade of dance-floor classics including “It’s Raining Men”, “I Will Survive”, “I Love The Nightlife”, “Finally”, and many more. Based on the Oscar-winning film, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic ...

Women In Voice 2018 is coming to Brisbane Powerhouse!

See audience favourites Leah Cotterell, Christine Johnston and Anje West alongside exciting newcomers Hannah Grondin and Adelina Martinez, and Dutch international music therapist Jan van de Stool [Queenie van de Zandt] as MC, together with the legendary Women in Voice band under the direction of Jamie Clark.   //   Every Women in Voice show is a superb mix of styles and genres, combining the talents of our nationally recognised, home-grown artists with the best new ...

Julius Caesar is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this November

Contemporary civilisation as we know it has collapsed. Amidst the ruins and dust, a group of storytellers present Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar to examine where humanity went wrong. Director Jo Loth powerfully integrates her backgrounds in cabaret, physical theatre and Shakespearean performance, and joins forces with Matilda Award-winning designer Angel Kosch, to deliver a chilling premonition of humanity’s future. The performance features an original soundscape, evocative movement and ...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival Preview Reviews

This year’s festival will feature a fantastic selection of films like the comedies Put Nonna In The Freezer, a dark comedy about an up-tight policeman that changes his ways for love and My Big Gay Italian Wedding, that illustrates the power a loving mother has in garnering acceptance for her gay son with his homophobic father. It also ends with a great song and dance number. And on a more serious side there are films like The Order Of Things that takes a look at the contentious subject ...

Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced her 2019 Australian “Miseducation”Tour!

Last in Australia for Bluesfest earlier this year, the American singer and rapper will return down under in February for shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, supported by her longtime friend and collaborator Nas (best known for his 1994 album Illmatic).   //   Ms. Lauryn Hill first rose to fame as a member of the Fugees, before going on to find success with solo singles like ‘Doo Wop (That Thing)’ and ‘Everything Is Everything’. Ms. Lauryn Hill ‘The ...

Panic! At The Disco returning to Australia with an epic tour!

‘Panic! At The Disco wowed... Brendon Urie rocked through a medley of career-spanning hits, from “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” to “I Write Sins, Not Tragedies” – although the most memorable moment came with his rendition of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” He recorded the cover for the Suicide Squad soundtrack and has performed it live before, but nailed it … hitting notes that would make any Queen fan’s jaw drop.’ – Variety, May 2018 Panic! return 13 years after they first ...