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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 ...

Bleach* Festival 2018 – coming soon to the Gold Coast!

“2018 is a transformational year for Bleach*. For three weeks 29 March – 15 April, Bleach* Festival will bring locals and visitors together to connect and interact through intimate encounters in private homes, as well as large-scale performances on beaches, parks, hotels and gathering places,” Bleach* Festival Artistic Director Louise Bezzina said. The expansive program of 140 genre-defying events and activities includes 10 world premieres, one Australian premiere and two Queensl...

Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane

Supercell is an annual contemporary dance festival held in Brisbane, Australia. The Festival presents a program of the highest-calibre contemporary dance to develop and connect choreographers, dancers, and audiences alike in a celebration of city, culture and community.   //   Sprinkling the palate and offering more than just a great night at the theatre, Supercell invites you to try out our Participate and Think programs to unpack and demystify the art form of contemp...

Byron Spirit Festival 2018 First Line Up Announcement!

YOGA PROGRAM Yoga is championed as the undisputed elixir of life, a moving meditation that is open to everyone, anywhere, at any time! A philosophy Angel and Gopala from Byron’s Rainbow Yoga subscribe to, with their family friendly approach to teacher training focusing on kids, partners and families, bring the whole tribe to enjoy their workshop. As does world renowned yoga teacher and author of The Yoga of Heart and The Promise of Love, Sex and Intimacy, Mark Whitwell who has been ...

Every Day I Wait – Anne Scott Wilson Exhibition at MoB

Scott Wilson studied ballet as a child in Brisbane. Her first performance was in Christmas in Storyland at Brisbane City Hall in 1960 and she was a member of Queensland Ballet before her family moved to Melbourne.   //   Her works integrate video, photography, performance, sound, and installation to immerse the viewer in an almost physical experience that elicits a sense of what it is to move like a ballet dancer –weightless motion camouflaging the often painful and ...

Rules of the Game at the Brisbane Festival

This Australian exclusive is fresh from its premiere in Dallas in May and ahead of its New York premiere in November. // Rules Of The Game, based loosely on Pirandello, is a multidisciplinary work for eight dancers – some of the most gifted of their generation – featuring dance, video and sculpture. This is dance as visual art. Bokaer is the youngest dancer to ever join Merce Cunningham’s company and is Robert Wilson’s regular choreographic collaborator. His crisp, ...

Swing

ce. A heart-warming romantic comedy about being brave, trying your best and thinking outside the box, Swing follows May and Joe over the period of one year at swing dancing classes. Joe is a divorced father seeking a new job after losing his business during Ireland’s recession. May is a graphic artist who is looking to fill in time while her boyfriend is away. They meet at an evening dance class, and begin to fumble their way through the dance steps, romantic dilemmas, career problems ...

Velvet at QPAC

Velvet continues to defy expectations with an electrifying trip to a world of glamour and abandon. The raucous and seductive fusion of disco, dance, burlesque and circus, shocks, surprises and scintillates at every turn. It’s a party, it’s dangerous, it’s a showcase fuelled by an exhilarating disco soundtrack that never lets up from the opening moments. Director Craig Ilott has created a hedonistic pitch-perfect world, pitting acrobatics against disco divas, channelling the ...

Knee Deep at JWCOCA

Now in its 4th wildly successful year, four performers explore the boundaries of strength and fragility. Bodies are pushed and pulled, weighed and tested, unlikely bonds are forged and acts of intimacy cohabit space with thrilling physical feats. The Casus artists bring a raw emotional edge and honesty to the stage revealing the strong connection of the quartet throughout the journey. Delicacy does not necessarily equate to fragility, although it is often a fine line the performers ...