The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

4 March 2014

In 2013, Bangarra Dance Theatre launched its new youth program Rekindling, designed to inspire and develop the next generation of Indigenous story tellers by using dance to reconnect with their cultures. Rekindling is an intensive dance based program for secondary students exploring ‘who you are’ and ‘where you come from’. The participants research and gather.

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2013 in review: Dance

20 December 2013

2013 was a year fit to burst with dance.  Australian audiences were spoilt for choice, with award-winning artists providing food for the soul both on home soil and stages across the globe, as well as major companies and stars of the international stage performing stunning seasons of work. The Dance Massive consortium: Arts House, Dancehouse.

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Jack Charles goes to market

29 March 2012

Ilbijerri Theatre Company’s Jack Charles V the Crown charmed international agents at the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) in Adelaide in March. Performed by Jack Charles himself, the delightful one-man show tells the story of Jack’s extraordinarily raucous, crime-filled life, and his redemption. ‘It received such a fantastic response, 68-year-old Jack is now getting ready.

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Kathy Keele’s welcome to APAM 2012

6 March 2012

On Sunday 26 February Kathy Keele, Australia Council CEO, spoke at the opening of the 2012 Australian Performing Arts Market at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Let me acknowledge the Kaurna people, the traditional owners of the land, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present. As CEO of the Australia Council for the.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts companies spotlighted at APAM

28 February 2012

Tonight at the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) the Australia Council will be launching a showreel that highlights accomplished Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts companies. This year’s event boasts the highest attendance by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts sector, prompting Council to commission a special video showcase to give international attendees a taste of.

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