Category: Dance

RAW: State Opera’s Carmen – 4.5K

‘Carmen’ is an almost unique production in that it would be equally suitable for operatic aficionados or complete newcomers, and the State Opera’s final production for 2011 was an almost perfectly successful incarnation of that marvellous opera.

RAW: Restless Dance Theatre – Debut 3 – The Butterfly Effect

Three young, disabled dancers are directing short new dance works for Restless Dance Theatre. See post for details.

RAW: Commedia Dell’Arte Workshop with Maestro Antonio Fava – 12 Nov

Registrations are now open for a workshop with world expert of Commedia dell’Arte, Antonio Fava. See blog post for full details.

RAW: OzAsia – Dreamscape

Overall these pieces had a sense of elegance and maturity. It’s great to see what cross-cultural collaboration can create.

RAW: I left my shoes on warm concrete and stood in the rain – Gabrielle Nankivell – Space – 4K

The synchronicities of the audio and visual elements of the performance are flawless and this creates moments of shock, suddenly at one point the audio reached a crescendo and the room switched to pitch black in the same second and at other point the strobe lights flashed, coinciding with the audio. 4K

RAW: ADT – Worldhood – 5K

Excelling far ahead of its time, ADT’s work defines what 21st century ballet is. No exception to this is Stewart’s latest work Worldhood. 5K

RAW: Worldhood – ADT with Thom Buchanan – Aug 10-13 Her Majesty’s

After an extensive European tour, world-renowned Australian Dance Theatre returns home to the Adelaide stage with the world premiere of its new work, Worldhood, by Garry Stewart featuring Thom Buchanan with TAFE SA Adelaide College of the Arts, from 10 – 13 August at Her Majesty’s Theatre.

RAW: 7th Salsa Expo – 23 July at Ballroom, Hindmarsh – Preview

ATTENTION dancaholics of Adelaide its that time again…LA BOMBA PRODUCTIONS invite you and all your friends to experience the 7th Annual Salsa Expo. See post for details.

RAW: Cabaret Fringe Festival Gala – The Promethean – 1 June

The Cabaret Fringe Festival – the lesser known cousin of the international Cabaret Festival – high-kicked off to a grand start at The Prom on 1 June 2011. One of my favourite venues in Adelaide, the intimate Prom accommodated both distinguished guests and keen punters for a high energy display of the best of the June fest.