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Strut Dance bring magic to a transformed Sunset Men’s Hospital

Strut Dance bring magic to a transformed Sunset Men’s Hospital

For the Perth Festival Strut Dance are presenting a site specific dance work. Choreographed by Maxine Doyle, Sunset will be staged in the Sunset Men’s Hospital in Dalkeith. The heritage listed former hospital is one of Perth’s forgotten spaces, it’s laid empty for over two decades but now it will be filled with the new […]

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Co3 focus on collaboration in exciting 2019 program

Co3 focus on collaboration in exciting 2019 program

WA’s premier contemporary dance company Co3 Australia will bring three world premiere performances in 2019 as part of a season full of new collaborations, spaces and stories. Kicking off with Perth Festival, Co3 are joining forces with WA Ballet for their Ballet at the Quarry season with Reincarnation by Artistic Director of the Australian Dance Theatre Garry […]

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Review | WA Ballet’s The Nutcracker distils all the goodness of Christmas

Review | WA Ballet’s The Nutcracker distils all the goodness of Christmas

The Nutcracker | His Majesty’s Theatre | til Dec 9 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  For as long as I can remember, there are a few inevitable occurrences that come along with the lead-up to Christmas. The weather will be oppressively hot, folks will complain about the how early the city has decided put up their […]

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Review | Confusion for Three dances through a messy relationship

Review | Confusion for Three dances through a messy relationship

Confusion for Three | PICA | til Nov 17 | ★ ★ ★ ½  Confusion for Three is an intense exploration of the messy experiences of sex, sexuality and relationships using the medium of dance. Intentionally lacking in aesthetically pleasing manoeuvres, the choreographer Jo Lloyd, takes her audience underneath the surface of our emotional selves and […]

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Alana Culverhouse appointed as new Executive Director of Co3 Australia

Alana Culverhouse appointed as new Executive Director of Co3 Australia

Western Australia’s flagship contemporary dance company, Co3 Australia, has announced that Alana Culverhouse will be its new Executive Director. Culverhouse joins Co3 after 10 years with the Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries where she has steered arts investment and development in Western Australia, and with more than two decades in the arts […]

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WA dance makers leap into the Move Me Dance Festival

WA dance makers leap into the Move Me Dance Festival

As part of the Move Me Dance Festival this month contemporary dance company CO3 Australia is launching a double bill of new works the WA Dance Makers Project. The celebration of exciting dance theatre works will feature choreography from the dynamic trio Unkempt and a creative work from dance legend Chrissie Parrott. Amy Wiseman, who […]

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Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

What is the perfect way to learn more about the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts? Get down to WAAPA’s Open Day this August for an access all areas experience. WAAPA offers full-time courses in Aboriginal Performance, Acting, Arts Management, Costume, Dance (Classical Ballet and Contemporary), Design, Lighting, Music (Classical, Jazz, Contemporary Music and Composition […]

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WA Ballet promote local talents Liam Green and Carina Roberts

WA Ballet promote local talents Liam Green and Carina Roberts

As West Australian Ballet’s highly rated season of romantic classical ballet La Sylphide comes to a close, Perth dancers Liam Green and Carina Roberts have both been promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist. Aurélien Scannella, Artistic Director, said that the promotion was well-deserved by both dancers. “These promotions reward Liam and Carina for their hard […]

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Viva La Revolución! Ballet Revolución returns to WA

Viva La Revolución! Ballet Revolución returns to WA

Direct from Cuba, Ballet Revolución are set to return to Australia for a recharged and rebooted new show in 2018. Now an international favourite, the Cuban troupe fuse traditional ballet with street style, which makes for a breathtaking and sensual performance. Choreographer Aaron Cash has worked with legends such as Twyla Tharp, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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Review | Sex bots and hard feminism in Future’s Eve

Review | Sex bots and hard feminism in Future’s Eve

Future’s Eve | Paper Mountain | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Before I went in I was hoping that Future’s Eve was going to be some kind of gay show about time travel. It was not that. Definitely not that. Aitken’s show is shocking and surprising and in a medium I can only describe as ‘physical art’. It’s […]

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