Category: Dance

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Two Worlds – Modern Maori Quartet – 4.5*

As we eagerly await the show, the lights go up to reveal an invisible quartet, which when made visible, is comprised of merely three performers. Finding themselves in a ‘trilemma’ they invite a latecomer from the audience to join them on stage to complete the foursome. Fortunately he happens to be both talented and appropriately …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival : iOTA – Slap And Tickle : 4*

Utilising the Variety Show genre but with a back storyline which ties the different acts together, Slap And Tickle is a clever, witty, and very funny show. We meet Slap the clown (iOTA), Tickle the Gimp (Russell Leonard), and the third element of the show : a multi-piece jazz orchestra who provide sound effects as …

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FRINGE 2019 – “VIVIR” Flamenco Guitar and Dance – 5K

by Riccardo Barone La vida y la muerte. Rooted in the South of Spain, the Art of Flamenco is an ancient tradition started by the Gypsies in the South of Spain contrasting the classical tradition already present in the North. Let’s not forget when Manuel de Falla asked for help from Joaquin Turina, in order to …

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Fringe 2019- SUFI MUSIC PARTY-Farhan Shah and Brothers

SUFI MUSIC PARTY       Farhan Shah and Brothers- Church Of The Trinity -Sunday 24th Feb 6pm Sufi Music Party featuring brilliant Qawwali singer Farhan Shah and his very talented brothers  deliver a joyous celebration of Sufi Music and traditional dance incorporating a fusion of traditional and modern music and food to feed the heart and …

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Fringe 2019 – Anya Anastasia : The Executioners – 5K

A highly entertaining performance full of subtle satire and cutting wit. Self-appointed superhero Anastasia opens her show via live facetime, thus setting the scene for what is to follow. Accompanied by her very talented ‘au pair’ Gareth Chin she takes us on a rollicking ride where she rails against lightweight activism. Clever song writing and …

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DANCE – OZ ASIA – Andropolaroid 1.1 – Space Theatre – 3K

Yui Kawaguchi’s production ‘Andropolaroid 1.1’ is an other-worldly exploration of movement, light and sound. If you enjoy dance and visual art, and want to see something a little different (that isn’t too long), this is an enjoyable night out.

DANCE – OZ ASIA – Sutra – Dunstan Playhouse – 4.5K

Sutra is a beautifully choreographed and put together production. For a production reaching its 10-year anniversary, its energy and unique artistic voice continue to push it beyond the realm of just ‘dance’, into something much more powerful.

DANCE – OZ ASIA – Dancing Grandmothers – Dunstan Playhouse – 3.5K

Dancing Grandmothers is a celebration of movement, laughter and human connection, with dance as the common language. If you’re after an energetic and uplifting night, this is one not to miss.

CAFE CANTANTE – ADELAIDE FRINGE 2018 – 5K

Greeted warmly at the door by one of the dancers and ushered to our seats we were soon transported from the Spiegelzelt at Gluttony to a Café Cantante of 19th century Spain. The music started slowly and gently with stunning singing and beautifully fluid solo flamenco guitar work. The three dancers, who were initially seated, …

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KILLJOY – DESTROY THE FANTASY – ADELAIDE FRINGE 2018 – 4.5K

Sometimes confronting and often hilarious, the super-talented Killjoys have brought their joyous burlesque-cabaret-circus-rock show to the Adelaide Fringe. On their opening night on Tuesday, despite having to deal with injured muscles and broken shoes, they gave a wonderful performance in front of a very appreciative and engaged audience. Presented almost as a series of variety …

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