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Deaf Indigenous Dance Group dancers Leslie Footscray, Nathaniel Murray and others rehearsing in Cairns, 2021. Photo: Sean Davey. A black and white photo of First People dancers rehearsing in a room.
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Deaf Indigenous Dance Group celebrates 27-year history at State Library

The Far North Queensland Deaf Indigenous Dance Group empowers d/Deaf First Nations artists through Culture and dance.

Two Aboriginal men dance together, both dressed in orange prison overalls. One, fully dressed and with a shaved head, supports the other man, who has curly hair and is shirtless, his overalls tied around his waist.
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Remounting a Stolen Generations story told through dance

Remounting ‘The Other Side of Me’ has allowed NT choreographer Gary Lang to enrich its beauty and potency, he explains.

Performances & Gigs

Bangarra Dance Theatre

Horizon

From two of the world’s great First Nations comes Bangarra's first cross-cultural collaboration production - Horizon.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert. A couple of drag queens and a transwoman stand on stage in front of an orange backdrop and a prop bus. They are in extravagant costumes and are holding hands.
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Musical review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert – the musical, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

This accomplished jukebox musical served as a reminder of how far society has (and hasn’t) evolved. 

A natural rock formation in the rough shape of a window looks out over a river and surrounding Nanda Country. Two children wearing Akubra hats sit in the window, their backs to the camera.
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APAM heading to WA

The Australian Performing Arts Market will be hosted in Western Australia by PAC Australia in 2026, 2028 and 2030.

VIVA. Elegant. In front of shiny red curtains, four female dancers pose on the stage, three downstage and one on a higher platform. They are all dressed in burlesque costumes, including thigh high boots.
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Performance and venue review: Elegant, VIVA

Melbourne has a new cabaret venue that offers food and drink as part of its entertainment offering.

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RE//PERTH

The winter arts festival set to awaken the winter spirit in the West with a rich tapestry of experiences.

The Australian Ballet. Circle Electric. Bathed in a red glow a troupe of ballet dancers are assembled beneath a large neon hoop. The dancers are eclectic and in all sorts of shapes, one is held aloft surrounded by smoke.
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Dance review: Études/Circle Electric, Sydney Opera House

A double bill of dance that canvasses contemporary and classical works.

Embodied. Two female dancers on a dark stage, under two stage lights with barn doors are dressed in tight white skivvies and grey shorts, and are stretching their right arms up in the air.
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Dance review: EMBODIED, Dancehouse

A double bill of dance captivated and entranced.

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