Dance is ice hot in Scandinavia

By Sophie Travers, 13 February 2013

Dance

Dance is ice hot in Scandinavia

By Sophie Travers, 13 February 2013

Dance

' In December 2012, five Australian delegates were supported by the IETM-Australia Council Collaboration Project and Dance Info Finland to travel to Helsinki to meet their Finnish partners and plan for a series of exchange projects from 2013-15. The visit was timed to coincide with the biennial ....

Massive month of dance in Melbourne

By Harriet Cunningham, 12 February 2013

Dance

Massive month of dance in Melbourne

By Harriet Cunningham, 12 February 2013

Dance

'Two weeks. Fourteen shows. Hundreds of dancers. Thousands of steps.This March, Dance Massive returns to Melbourne for a fortnight of Australian contemporary dance. There are new works, including the final piece of Matthew Day’s solo trilogy, Intermission, and ....

Dance dialogues: Carin Mistry and Jeff Khan on the 2013 National Dance Forum

By Harriet Cunningham, 7 February 2013

Dance

'In 2011 the Australia Council, with Ausdance National, presented the first National Dance Forum. The event was completely booked out. Next month the two organisations present the much anticipated ....

Fellows Focus – Lee Serle

By Fiona Mackrell, 6 February 2013

Australia Council

Fellows Focus – Lee Serle

By Fiona Mackrell, 6 February 2013

Australia Council

'It’s quiet in Melbourne in the middle of January. The surplus of parking space in West Melbourne suggests everyone’s still at the beach but at the Lucy Guerin studio, dancer and emerging chorographer, Lee Serles is spending two weeks developing a new solo work. In this former church hall, the atmosphere is meditative. The movement he is creating is intricate and graceful, s'....

Dance Fellow Gary Lang

By Adrian Burnett, 20 December 2012

Blog

Dance Fellow Gary Lang

By Adrian Burnett, 20 December 2012

Blog

'A Larrakia man, Gary Lang is an accomplished and widely respected dancer, choreographer and performer. Gary has made a significant contribution to Australian dance, in particular his passionate promotion of contemporary dance which is rooted in the traditions of Indigenous Australia.Gary is a passionate advocate of the power of dance to interpret Indigenous traditions and a'....

Live, experimental & socially engaged arts practices

By Kathryn Gray, 28 September 2012

Dance

Live, experimental & socially engaged arts practices

By Kathryn Gray, 28 September 2012

Dance

'Live Art is the Kate Bush of the art world, eclectic, idiosyncratic and unpredictable.  It is driven by artists working across all forms and contexts that are seeking new languages of representation and compelling strategies for intervening in the public sphere. Field Theory, 2012There are many inspiring, provocative and thoughtful artists exp'....

2012 Australian Dance Awards take centre stage

By Kiri Morcombe, 25 September 2012

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2012 Australian Dance Awards take centre stage

By Kiri Morcombe, 25 September 2012

Blog

'The Australian Dance Awards were held in Perth at the State Theatre Centre on the 1 September, and were an opportunity for the Australian Dance community to gather and honour the best of the best in dance for 2012.Framed beautifully in the wooden architecture of the Heath Ledger Theatre, the evening bega'....

The Dance Project

By Naomi Gall, 17 August 2012

Blog

The Dance Project

By Naomi Gall, 17 August 2012

Blog

'The Dance Project, a partnership between Tasdance, Tasmania’s Mature Artists Dance Experience (MADE) and Bust a move, engages communities in the creation and presentation of contemporary dance with the purpose of strengthening the capacity of community, produ'....

Screen Dance Initiative Announced

By Naomi Gall, 20 July 2012

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Screen Dance Initiative Announced

By Naomi Gall, 20 July 2012

Blog

'The Australia Council’s Screen Dance initiative provides an arts organisation with $300,000 over a three-year period to develop, produce, manage, market and present a Screen Dance Program. Screen dance is dance choreographed specifically for screen, combining dance with film/video practice.‘Screen culture has exploded into practically every part of our lives,’ says Ch'....