Online classes and performances this week across Australia

Posted on: 7/6/2020 6:00PM

ONLINE CLASSES AND EVENTS

 

We may all be moving around a little more right now, but life has not yet reached a place that feels normal for many (just yet). However, it doesn't mean we can't dance our feelings out, stay fit and enjoy a performance from the comfort of our lounge rooms with a friend. Check out these amazing upcoming online dance classes and streamed performances.

 

Need some fun? Watch some comedy online for those of you baking a little too much.

When British/Australian Dancer and Actress, Lara Bianca Pilcher experienced the arts industry closures, she took on the creative challenge of creating her own work and being a film crew of one. Lara created a short film “I don’t diet, Post Isolation” and her latest character, NIGELA’ra and with more than 1500k+ hits on Facebook within a few days (and counting) she has brought joy to many around the world. Watch episode 1 here https://youtu.be/dbc2IRFq3QI and episode two was just launched and is available here https://youtu.be/gFYVkJ7A1-s you can also find the shorts on her instagram under @larabiancapilcher

 

Lucy Guerin Inc Contemporary dance classes

Lucy Guerin offers dance classes for small spaces (for professional dancers) in contemporary dance from 10.00am-11.00am daily for $15. You can fin out more here https://lucyguerininc.com/programs#classes-and-workshops

  

CoVid Lab; nine performances 

With some restrictions easing in WA, the West Australian Ballet will now host some in person events at the West Australian Ballet Centre starting with CoVid LabCoVid Lab will be nine performances from 17th June to 27th and is a creative showcase of solos and duos created by their dancers to one of four set music tracks and with physical distancing considered in choreography. Following a solo and/or duo performance, a workshop ‘twist’ will take place for approximately one hour. To find out more visit thewest.com.au

 

Free lesson in Ballroom with Arthur Murray Dance Centres

Arthur Murray Dance Centres offers Ballroom dancing classes, beginners to advanced, singles and couples and they have a free lesson for your first time. To sign up for the lesson visit: https://www.arthurmurrayinnerwest.com/about/new-students

 

Dance Works London Ballet class

Kim White and Royal Ballet First Artist Erico Montes (co-artistic Directors of Danceworks Ballet Academy) are teaching daily discipline online classes for advanced students, working on challenging steps that take time and deep understanding to master. The class is daily from Monday to Friday 3:45-4:45pm (London Time) and £25 per week. For more information and to enrol, email balletschool@danceworks.com

 

Help The Australian Ballet 

With no ticket sales for the foreseeable future, The Australian Ballet is facing an unforeseen and immense challenge. Annual Giving is the most significant way you can help the company at this time. Your generous support will enable them to plan for their return to the stage, and keep the joy of ballet alive through these uncertain times. All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. To find out more visit: https://australianballet.com.au/support-us/donate/keep-australia-dancing


VDF Podcast episode with Desmond Richardson and host Lara Bianca Pilcher

The new VDF Podcast, now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts, is a window into the world of some of the dance industry icons we all know and love. Hear from the likes of Yvette Lee, Tim Podesta and even Desmond Richardson of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, with brand new episodes dropping all the time. Listen to Desmond Richardson on the VDF Podcast here https://omny.fm/shows/the-victorian-dance-festival-podcast/the-vdf-podcast-episode-9-desmond-richardson

 

Image courtesy of Arts Cebtre Melbourne 



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