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Cilli spices up Expressions Dance Company

The renowned Sydney-based dancer and choreographer has been a member of Sydney Dance Company, Dancenorth, K.Kvarnström & Co (Stockholm), Lucy Guerin Inc. and Chunky Move and has created work for SDC, The Australian Ballet, LINK Dance Company and WAAPA. He is a certified Countertechnique teacher, and loves to share his passion and curiosity as a performer, maker and teacher in Australia and around the world. EDC Artistic Director Amy Hollingsworth said Cilli’s talent, vibrancy ...

From the Black Titanic to Christ’s Crucifixion: South Africa’s Isango Ensemble Deuts a searing duet

One, the devastating story of “The Black Titanic”, the other, a spellbinding musical enactment of Christ’s final hours on earth, playing QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre and Concert Hall from 5-7 September and 8 September, respectively. Based in Cape Town, Isango Ensemble is internationally renowned for re-imagining Western theatre classics and presenting them with a South African perspective. Brisbane Festival Artistic Director David Berthold said that this award-winning company has ...

Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand is coming to QPAC this month!

Frances Rings’ Unaipon is an absorbing portrait of the great Aboriginal inventor, philosopher, writer and storyteller, Ngarrindjeri man David Unaipon, who features on the Australian $50 note. Stamping Ground was created by Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian as a homage to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their cultures. Curated by Artistic Director Stephen Page, to make fire highlights the breadth, power, and beauty of Bangarra’s creations over three decades.   // ...

100 Years Of The History Of Dance is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Directed by Emma Canalese and performed by Joseph Simons, 100 Years Of The History Of Dance As Told By One Man In 60 Minutes With An Energetic Group Finale follows Jacob, a schoolboy presenting a report on the topic of his own choice. Not to be extra or anything, but Jacob has decided to cover 100 Years of the History of Dance!   //   Exploring the lives of influential choreographers, including Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Bob Fosse, Roudolf Nureyev, Pina Bauch, Gene ...

Supercell, A triple threat dance festival returns to Brisbane for a third year!

The premier showcase of contemporary dance leaps on to stages across the city, spotlighting Queensland’s major dance companies including Expressions Dance Company, Dancenorth, Queensland Ballet, Phluxus2 Dance Collective and The Farm as well as interstate artists and emerging and independent talent. Curator and co-founder Kate Usher said the 2019 theme was The view from here: Dance in the Asia Pacific and encompasses seven major performance pieces, emerging works, a film program, a ...

Chasing Smoke is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Both playful and brave, Chasing Smoke is the spark that ignites the question ‘Who am I?’, when you have 40,000 years of history to sift through in search of an answer. Take a glimpse into the world’s oldest living culture told through the artform of contemporary circus.   //   A dynamic, fast-moving and touching performance, Chasing Smoke stokes the fires of identity, challenge and success for a unique cohort of young Australians. Chasing Smoke was made possible ...

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,” ...

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 ...

Expressions Dance Company presents 4Seasons – a triple bill world premiere work that will be nothing short of extraordinary!

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Natalie Weir, EDC has become one of Australia's most innovative contemporary dance companies creating memorable narrative works that resonate with local and international audiences. Weir's much loved signature works including When Time Stops, where the heart is and R&J have been recognised through major dance awards and nominations. 2018 marks Weir's 10th year with EDC. Her time with the company has seen EDC focus on bold international ...

The World Premiere of The Mathematics of Longing is coming to La Boîte this June!

The Mathematics of Longing is a love story of whimsical delight and earnest gravity; a new work by internationally renowned Australian playwright Suzie Miller, with trailblazing Gold Coast based dance-theatre company, The Farm. Physics and mathematical theorems intersect with the characters and stories they inspire in an explosion of art and science, exploring the infinite complexity of the human heart.   //   Bringing The Farm’s extraordinary physicality to the La ...