Fellows Focus – Gideon Obarzanek

5 March 2014

Despite having flown back from rehearsals in Sydney the day before we meet in a North Melbourne café, acclaimed dance artist and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek seems relaxed. He’s been rehearsing, L’Chaim! (‘to life’ in Hebrew and Yiddish), part of a Sydney Dance Company triple bill, Interplay premiering later this month. ‘It’s basically a dance that’s trying.

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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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Small Island: Big Island at Dublin Dance Festival

1 August 2013

Dublin Dance Festival is the highlight of the contemporary dance calendar in Ireland and this year the festival featured a long weekend of Australian work in an initiative titled, Small Island: Big Island. Julia Carruthers, Director of the festival had visited APAM on a number of occasions and expressed an interest in Australian work that.

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2 One Another

22 June 2012

Sydney Dance Company’s work 2 One Another is the result of a dynamic and deeply personal collaboration. Rafael Bonachela’s beautiful and highly physical choreography, Designer Tony Assness’ visionary set and costumes and Nick Wales’ unique sound design have all been sculpted through poetry, personal stories and emotional responses. At its core, 2 One Another celebrates.

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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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