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Two dancers lean back and look to the roof of the lowly lit studio. A pianist is in the background on the right.
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Celebrating inclusivity and cultural diversity with Ausdance ACT this Australian Dance Week

Ausdance ACT celebrates all things dance in Australia's largest Dance Week program.

A body wrapped in paper is carried aloft by five women who have their backs to the viewer.
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Dance review: To Carry/To Hold, Theatre Royal Hobart

A dance work that focused on touch, skin, and the history and glory of the human body.

A white woman stands in front of a massive projection of herself in which she is pointing with her index finger in close up to the camera. Sarah Aiken. PICA
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Dance review: Make Your Life Count, PICA

An ambitious solo work that incorporates video and text.

A bare-chested male ballet dancer dressed in a turban and long pants, photographed in mid air performing a leaping side split move.
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Why are we still watching La Bayadère?

Will this popular ballet join the likes of 'Miss Saigon' and 'Turandot' as a work deemed too culturally insensitive for…

dancers performing. Carmen
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Ballet review: Carmen, Sydney Opera House

A rethinking of 'Carmen' reflects on gender power structures in a brilliant performance for our times.

Whitesnake3000. A woman of Asian appearance looks at the camera from side on. She is smiling and wearing white face make-up while sucking on a green tube.
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Performance Review: WHITESNAKE3000, State Theatre Centre of WA

Autobiographical dance theatre work exploring artistic, cultural and gender identity.

First Nations woman in red dress standing in gallery space with Torres Strait Island art. Gail Mabo.
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In conversation: Gail Mabo on curating and legacy

Dancer cum choreographer cum artist, Gail Mabo turns her hand to curating as a way to share culture.

West Side Story by Opera Australia. A dark harbourside long shot of two young lovers - Tony and Maria - standing on metal balcony embracing, with a cityscape behind them.
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Opera review: West Side Story, Sydney Harbour

A stunning revival production of Opera on the Harbour’s biggest hit musical.

Tim Newth exit interview. A black and white photo of a diverse group of performers in a rehearsal room. Tim Newth, a older man, stands at the rear holding a wire-framed fish prop over his head.
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Exit interview: Tim Newth AM, Tracks Dance Company

From active listening to rethinking what it means to be an Australian artist, Tim Newth reflects on a 35-year practice…

A group of physical theatre actors make a pyramid with one person on the top holding a megaphone.
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Performance review: Future Proof, Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Physical theatre that asked the hard questions, but needed a little more fine-tuning.

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