Review: INDEX Walking Tour (Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance)

Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance’s Independent Dance Exchange (INDEX) is a platform to support the development and sharing of new dance works in development by local artists, and the INDEX walking tour was a unique and enjoyable way to experience a diverse series of four dance works in one evening, each presented in a different... Continue Reading →

Review: Mine! (Australian Dance Party)

Canberra-based Australian Dance Party performed Mine! in Queen Street Mall as part of Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance, an engaging and visually exciting performance piece dealing with the proposed new mega-mines in Queensland. Originally commissioned for National Science Week ACT, Mine! Five dancers in brightly coloured jumpsuits and carrying boxes of Lego performed the work,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance

Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance 21 - 29 February, 2020 Various locations including Queens St Mall, Anzac Square, Bunyapa Park, New Farm Bowls Club, and Rumpus Room Shed Australia’s premier festival of contemporary dance takes over Brisbane for its fourth year with a citywide immersive showcase of art, creativity and storytelling; inviting people to discover,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Matrix (Expressions Dance Company, Beijing Dance/LDTX & QPAC)

Matrix 13 - 16 November 2019 Playhouse Theatre, QPAC Defined as a “cultural or social environment or context in which something develops”, Matrix is the result of an immersive creative development in Beijing in August and September, producing two new contemporary dance works by multi award-winning Australian choreographer, Stephanie Lake, and the highly-acclaimed Chinese choreographer,... Continue Reading →

Review: Cabaret de Paris (Boyd Productions Pty Ltd)

Warmly hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Marissa Burgess, longest-serving performer of the Moulin Rouge, Cabaret de Paris was an exciting and delighting Parisian-themed revue frothing with feathers and sequins, featuring dazzling costuming, intriguing illusions, and high-energy dancing. The dancing in this 90-minute production was, frankly, of a higher calibre than the Moulin Rouge dancers when... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Cabaret de Paris

Cabaret de Paris 7:30pm Friday, July 5 2019 2pm & 7:30pm Saturday, July 6 2019 Playhouse Theatre, QPAC Following sell-out shows across Australia and internationally, Cabaret de Paris returns to QPAC to dazzle Brisbane audiences. The Parisian-themed revue show returns with its biggest ever cast, adorned in feathers, sequins, rhinestones, jewels...over a quarter of a million dollars worth... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Everyday Requiem (Expressions Dance Company)

Richard Causer and Brian Lucas, photographed by Dylan Evans.   In collaboration with the Australian Voices, Expressions Dance Company will premiere Everyday Requiem at QPAC on October 12; a “touching, poignant work, full of humour, romance and heartbreaking moments, as we follow The Old Man (played by acclaimed Brisbane performer Brian Lucas) through his memories... Continue Reading →

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