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Co3 launches new Commission Fund for WA independent dance makers

Co3 launches new Commission Fund for WA independent dance makers

Co3 has secured support for one of the most significant choreographic commissions in Australia through a new Commission Fund. Established in May 2021, the Commission Fund will directly support Co3’s Pathways Program IN RESIDENCE, providing valuable career opportunities for Western Australian dance makers. A key outcome will be to provide independent artists the opportunity to […]

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Review | ‘Giselle’ from West Australian Ballet is stunningly beautiful

Review | ‘Giselle’ from West Australian Ballet is stunningly beautiful

West Australian Ballet: Giselle | His Majesty’s Theatre  | Until 22 May | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Under the stewardship of Artistic Director Aurélien Scannella and his wife, choreographer Sandy Delasalle, Giselle has become one of the West Australian Ballet’s most performed works. It’s a flawless presentation, steeped in tradition, brimming with romance and showcase the dancers world class […]

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Review | ‘Archives of Humanity’ brings a modern day epic to Perth Festival

Review | ‘Archives of Humanity’ brings a modern day epic to Perth Festival

Archives of Humanity | Studio Underground | til Feb 27 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The human spirit is most brilliant when resilient, and oh my… how the past year has tested our collective resilience. From the uncertainty of COVID-19 to the aching, isolating voids of lockdown, we have had to imagine new ways of bringing community […]

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West Australian Ballet promotes four dancers to new positions

West Australian Ballet promotes four dancers to new positions

Four much-loved dancers at the West Australian Ballet have ended the year with a celebration as the company announced a series of promotions including one dancer to the esteemed rank of Soloist. Nikki Blain, Jesse Homes and Mayume Noguromi have each been promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist while Julio Blanes has been promoted to […]

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WA Ballet’s ‘Genesis’ showcases the company’s overflowing creativity

Genesis Live | West Australian Ballet Centre | Until 8th August | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Genesis is the West Australian Ballet’s long running choreographic program where dancers in the company are given the opportunity to flex their creative muscles and step into the role of being choreographer. Often works that debut here are developed further and presented […]

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Jessica 6 teams up with ANOHNI for ‘Prisoner of Love’

Jessica 6 teams up with ANOHNI for ‘Prisoner of Love’

Jessica 6 has teamed up with Antony & The Johnsons frontwoman ANOHNI for a new tune Prisoner of Love. American singer and songwriter Nomi Ruiz has had a long association with ANOHNI. She first released a solo album under her own name back in 2005 and was a support act for Antony & The Johnsons, […]

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Review | ‘Colossus’ stands tall as a breathtaking feat of dance theatre

Review | ‘Colossus’ stands tall as a breathtaking feat of dance theatre

Colossus | State Theatre Centre | Until Feb 23 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Fifty dancers take to the stage in Colossus, a fitting name for a massively ambitious and breathtaking performance envisaged by choreographer Stephanie Lake. Originally performed in Melbourne, Lake has re-staged the performance with fifty Perth dancers as part of Perth Festival. With just two […]

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Review | ‘Hofesh in the Yard’ is contemporary dance at its best

Review | ‘Hofesh in the Yard’ is contemporary dance at its best

Hofesh in the Yard | State Theatre Centre | Until 1st March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Hofesh Shechter, the Israeli born choreographer, who is based in London, is one of the big names in the world contemporary dance.  He’s presented his work around the world, choreographed the memorable dance opening in the second series of Skins, […]

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WAAPA bids farewell to graduating dancers with ‘Verge’

WAAPA bids farewell to graduating dancers with ‘Verge’

On the verge of their professional careers, WAAPA’s graduating dancers celebrate their final season as students in a dazzling display of display of technical skill, versatility and passionate performance. Verge, which runs from 16 to 23 November in WAAPA’s Geoff Gibbs Theatre, features three contemporary dance pieces and a montage of classical ballet scenes from […]

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Dance project In SITU returns to showcase site specific works

Dance project In SITU returns to showcase site specific works

Dance project In SITU is returning for another season which will see independent choreographers creating some new site specific works.   In SITU is an annual season of original site-specific works from WA independent dance artists. The platform asks choreographers to take their practice outside of a theatre setting, and take inspiration from the architecture, community […]

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