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 →

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 →

REVIEW: 4Seasons (Expressions Dance Company, City Contemporary Dance Company, QPAC)

Alana Sargent and Ivan CHAN in Natalie Weir's '4Seasons', photographed by Mak     Where? QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre When? June 14-22 Expressions Dance Company, City Contemporary Dance Company (Hong Kong), and Queensland Performing Arts Centre present a breathtaking triple bill of new contemporary works, filled with powerful imagery and messages about our humanity and its impacts.... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY: 4Seasons (Expressions Dance Company, City Contemporary Dance Company, QPAC)

  Image by Dylan Evans featuring Alana Sargent, courtesy of Expressions Dance Company   Where?QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre When?14-22 June, 2018 Expressions Dance Company, Hong Kong’s City Contemporary Dance Company, and Queensland Performing Arts Centre co-present a compelling triple bill of new contemporary works, and Backstreet Brisbane has five (5) double passes to give away! Head... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Converge (Expressions Dance Company)

Ensemble in Richard Casuer's Imposters, photographed by FenLan Chuang   Where? Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University, South Bank When? March 10-17, 2018 Expressions Dance Company’s first production of 2018, Converge, is presented in partnership with the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) and features four compelling new contemporary dance works from established and emerging Australasian choreographers. The... Continue Reading →

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