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Dancers flip the script in meditative show

Dancers flip the script in meditative show

One Infinity at Melbourne Festival makes the audience part of the performance. But fear not.

  • by Hannah Francis

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Chinese dance goes to Hollywood

Chinese dance goes to Hollywood

THE LEGEND OF DUNHUANG

  • by Jill Sykes
Brothers in dance
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Brothers in dance

Choreographer Antony Hamilton and his brother, The Presets' Julian Hamilton, have collaborated on a dance piece that explores the anxious state of the world.

  • by Charles Purcell
A delightfully dazzling midsummer's night
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A delightfully dazzling midsummer's night

Queensland Ballet brings Liam Scarlett's magical A Midsummer Night's Dream to Melbourne before it heads to China.

  • by Jordan Beth Vincent
Danseur documentary takes on stigma and bullying of boys in ballet

Danseur documentary takes on stigma and bullying of boys in ballet

When a boy tells his father "I want to be a ballet dancer" one of three things is likely to happen.

  • by Valerie Lawson
In Paradise, young dancers have room to explore
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In Paradise, young dancers have room to explore

This new work by youth dance company Yellow Wheel plays to its own rules.

  • by Jordan Beth Vincent
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Colossal work puts 50 finely tuned dancers together on stage
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Colossal work puts 50 finely tuned dancers together on stage

Stephanie Lake's Colossus, at Melbourne Fringe Festival, is in many ways emblematic of her choreographic work.

  • by Jordan Beth Vincent
Audiences love to hear Alice Topp's unique voice

Audiences love to hear Alice Topp's unique voice

Thousands of women have danced in the Australian Ballet, hundreds have worked in the wardrobe department and four women reached the creative pinnacle as artistic directors.

  • by Valerie Lawson
Li Cunxin takes his Queensland Ballet home to China
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Li Cunxin takes his Queensland Ballet home to China

'Mao's Last Dancer', as artistic director of Queensland Ballet, is taking the 'best' Midsummer Night's Dream ballet to Melbourne then China.

  • by John Bailey
Australian Ballet pulls no punches in new rendition of Spartacus
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Australian Ballet pulls no punches in new rendition of Spartacus

The Soviet-era ballet has been given an update, with ballet dancers swapping swords for fisticuffs.

  • by Jordan Beth Vincent