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Dance review: Coppélia, West Australian Ballet

An entertaining theatrical ballet adaptation that includes film projection, elements of storytelling theatre and pantomime.


Dance review: Objekt, Australian Dance Theatre

Contextualising the body as an art object

a child playing with coloured paper in the dark

The power of play and how to bring it home

The playground may be closed with no free-roaming allowed, but small acts of play can still be achieved and are…


Dance review: Weredingo, Brisbane Festival

Creationist stories through shapeshifting dance and poetry.


Why vaccine passports are the future of live performance

Masks and vaccinations have helped European theatres safely reopen, says Adelaide Festival's Rachel Healy.


Dancing about genes and climate change

A recessive gene’s potential extinction and environmental concerns have informed Dancenorth’s latest work.


Dance review: IN HOUSE, Co3 Contemporary Dance, State Theatre Centre of WA

Five short dance works offer a diversity of form and style.


63 orgs share $20M in latest RISE round

A new Australian musical based on cult 90s TV series Round the Twist is among the projects to be funded.

Opinions & Analysis

How Australians are surviving lockdown through the arts

New research by Frederic Kiernan, Anthony Chmiel, Sandra Garrido, Martha Hickey, and Jane W. Davidson looks at the role of…


Melbourne Fringe cancels 90% of events

Artists will be refunded for all registration and advertising costs says organisers, as the program goes digital.

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