Category: Dance

FRINGE 2017:Paradise Lost – Henrietta’s– 4K

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By Tom Eckert Whilst perhaps seeming a little avant garde for less artistically inclined audiences, Christopher Samuel Carroll’s performance of Milton’s classic text is engaging and rewards those who attend with an earnest interest. Dramatic monologue mixed with the severe spartan aesthetic of the Japanese dance form of Butoh, Carrol presents himself as a blank …

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THEATRE – 42nd Street – Scotch College

The students and staff at Scotch College have ambitiously taken on 42nd Street and deliver a fine evening of singing and dancing, with the tap sequences perhaps the highlight.

CABARET FRINGE PREVIEW – ¡VIDORRA! – Fri 24th & Sat 25th – Nexus

From the joy of an Alegria to the despair of the Solea, the dancers and musicians highlight Flamenco’s ability to express the variety of emotions in life. Proceeds to the Leukaemia Foundation

DANCE – Mortal Condition – The Space – 3.5K

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For me the first part worked much better but lovers of modern dance will enjoy the whole experience. 3.5K

Fringe 2016: Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World – Le Cascadeur – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 3.5K

By Olivia Henry   Upon walking into Le Cascadeur, the audience is met with a colourful pile of rubbish, and a pair of long, stiletto-clad legs protruding from a trash can.   What follows is a very odd, one-woman cabaret adventure to save the world. Betty Grumble is a self-described surreal showgirl and obscene beauty …

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Fringe 2016 – La Pena Flamenca – La Boheme – 4.5K

With excellent guitar accompaniment throughout by Aloysius Leeson and Marduk Gault , Pena Flamenca is a very accomplished and enjoyable experience. 4.5K

The Garden of Unearthly Delights 2016 Preview

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By Peter Maddern No matter the sometimes lame efforts of the Fringe Office to promote otherwise (where is this year’s street parade going?), The Garden of Unearthly Delights is well entrenched as the spiritual home of the Adelaide Fringe. As the years have gone on, so it seems the Garden continues to grow, now nearly …

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DANCE – Cry Jailolo – OzAsia Festival – 3.5K

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There is a seeming simplicity to the work that should not distract from the dexterity of the movement which holds your imagination long after you have left the theatre. 3.5K

THEATRE – Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games – 4K

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Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games is, well, flat out terrific entertainment. 4K

THEATRE – The Streets – OzAsia Festival – 4K

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Dynamic and challenging contemporary Indonesian theatre that sets the tone for this year’s OzAsia festival, the first under new director Joe Mitchell.