Melbourne Festival Yang Liping Rite of Spring - photo by Yijian Li

MIAF: Rite of Spring

While history seems undecided to how much of a riot occurred when Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring debuted in 1913, there can be no argument that it caused a stir. Stravinsky’s music has been described as, “Contradicting ...
Everybody NOW You Should Be Dancing

You Should Be Dancing

A shiny, glitter studded, mega mix of the ultimate dancing moves, performance collective Everybody NOW presents You Should Be Dancing as part of the Darebin Speakeasy season at Northcote Town Hall from 20 September 2019....
AAR TAB The Nutcracker - photo by Jeff Busby

The Nutcracker

There’s nothing like a traditional Nutcracker to get you in the mood for the festive season. And there’s no traditional Nutcracker as magical as English legend Sir Peter Wright’s version. The artistic director of Birming...
Queensland Ballet Romeo & Juliet - Soloist Mia Heathcote - photo by David Kelly

Romeo and Juliet

Within the literary genre, William Shakespeare’s capacity for complexity of plot plus characterisation via dialogical detail is unsurpassed. The translation of a famed bardic play into ballet is a dramaturgical and...