Big Anxiety Festival looks at mental health

Posted on: 18/8/2017 8:05AM

2017 Big Anxiety Festival in Greater SydneyThe Big Anxiety Festival, the biggest mental health and arts festival in the world, will explore and re-imagine the state of mental health in the 21st century. Leading national and international artists, scientists, technology experts and thinkers will assemble across Greater Sydney for The Big Anxiety Festival from 20 September to 11 November.

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Andrew Morrish improvises at Dancehouse

Posted on: 17/8/2017 9:00AM

Performance improviser at DancehouseNow in his mid-sixties, Andrew Morrish is one of Australia's most experienced and cherished performance improvisers. After relocating to Europe in 2003, performing and teaching extensively in France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland and the UK, he returns to Dancehouse in 2017 to continue his Oh Well series - presenting three extended solo improvisations.

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Premier State Ballet presents ‘La Bayadère’

Posted on: 16/8/2017 12:05PM

Premier State Ballet presents La BayadereSydney-based youth ballet company Premier State Ballet will return with another exciting full-length ballet in September, presented at the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta. La Bayadère is the story of the fated love between the noble warrior Solor and the beautiful temple dancer Nikiya, who is murdered by her jealous rival Gamzatti.

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Misty Copeland to guest with Australian Ballet

Posted on: 15/8/2017 9:41AM

American Ballet Theatre Principal DancerAmerican Ballet Theatre Principal Misty Copeland will guest star in The Australian Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty in November at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. The 34-year-old dance superstar was personally invited by Artistic Director David McAllister to perform. She will debut in the role of Princess Aurora.

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World Ballet Day LIVE returns on October 5

Posted on: 15/8/2017 7:35AM

San Francisco Ballet at the Chris Hellman Center for DanceFive of the world's leading ballet companies will come together for World Ballet Day on Thursday, October 5 to broadcast 20 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage via Facebook Live, following a successful partnership with Facebook in 2016.

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'Evita' coming to Australia in 2018

Posted on: 14/8/2017 12:05PM

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musicalEvita, one of the most celebrated classical musicals, will return to Australia in September 2018 to play at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House. This will be the first time a Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play at the Sydney Opera House.

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Norwegian Creative Studios teases auditions

Posted on: 13/8/2017 12:00PM

2017 Australian Auditions for Norwegian Cruise LineNorwegian Creative Studios will soon be returning to Australia in October to hold auditions in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane! The dates, times and exact locations of these auditions will be announced soon! Keep tuned to Dance Informa for the exclusive inside scoop!

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Artists announced for ‘New Breed 2017’

Posted on: 11/8/2017 12:30PM

Australian choreographers Melanie Lane, Tyrone Robinson, Petros Treklis, Cass Mortimer Eipper, Nelson EarlCarriageworks and Sydney Dance Company, in conjunction with The Balnaves Foundation, recently announced the five up-and-coming Australian choreographers commissioned to create new works for the acclaimed New Breed initiative that supports Australia’s next generation of dance-makers.

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The McDonald College to hold auditions

Posted on: 10/8/2017 12:30PM

The McDonald College 2018 entry auditionsAs a Year 3-12 co-educational, non-denominational school, The McDonald College is Australia's leading Academic and Performing Arts College. It will hold 2018 entry auditions on August 18.

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