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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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Review | Co3’s ‘THE LINE’ is anything but linear

Review | Co3’s ‘THE LINE’ is anything but linear

THE LINE | State Theatre Centre | til May 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★  I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect of THE LINE, which has been described as a contemporary dance slash theatre performance. I was familiar with Co3 through their immensely popular work Frank Enstein, and found that work to be a comforting introduction […]

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Performing Arts Awards recognises the best in Western Australia

Performing Arts Awards recognises the best in Western Australia

The 2018 Performing Arts WA Awards gala event – the local theatre and dance industry’s peak awards – were recently held at the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia. This once-a-year celebration recognised outstanding achievements by actors, directors, theatre and dance-makers, designers and productions companies, with 23 awards presented out of 111 nominations. Winners in […]

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Review | Dada Masilo presents a fiercely empowered Giselle

Review | Dada Masilo presents a fiercely empowered Giselle

Giselle | His Majesty’s Theatre | til 2nd Mar | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  The classical romantic ballet has been given a radical make-over by South African dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo. Set in a South African village, the barefoot dancers perform an intensely energetic combination of classical, contemporary and traditional Tswana movements. The dancers also […]

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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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