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Arts Hub Dance Massive Diary – Cockfight

The Farm’s Cockfight Meat Market, North Melbourne 24-26 March 3 ½ stars Intergenerational tensions and masculine insecurities are explored with dramatic physicality in Cockfight, a dance theatre piece created by Gold Coast company The Farm in association with NORPA and Performing Lines. Set in a mundane office, the work sees Gavin Webber (co-director) and Joshua Thomson (co-director/set …

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Divercity review: Following different paths through time and space – The Age

DANCE DIVERCITY ★★★ Mariaa Randall Arts House, North Melbourne Until March 26 Before the performance of Divercity begins, choreographer Mariaa Randall invites audience members who identify as women onto the stage. There, we learn different Aboriginal words that translate as “girl” or “woman”. The context is clearly laid out through this simple sharing of language: Divercity explores the story of women and …

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Dance Massive diary 2017

ArtsHub’s series of snapshot reviews of work presented as part of Dance Massive. Like any arts festival, Melbourne’s contemporary dance festival Dance Massive is best explored by diving in headfirst. Seeing an array of works gives greater perspective on the program, and keener awareness of the choreographic trends and concerns on show. The main drawback …

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Open Studios – New Works | Ausdance Victoria

Ausdance Victoria’s Open Studios – New Works is a program of open showings that provides the opportunity for dance artists and choreographers from all state and territories in Australia to present Contemporary Dance work-in-progress to audiences and producers in the informal and intimate surrounds of Chunky Move Studios in Melbourne, Victoria. Call for Applications The …

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Tour Ready – Meet & Greets | Ausdance Victoria

Ausdance Victoria’s Tour Ready – Meet & Greet is a program that provides the opportunity for small-to-medium dance companies and established choreographers from all state and territories in Australia to pitch tour-ready dance work/s to national and international presenters in the intimate surrounds of Chunky Move Studios in Melbourne, Victoria.   Call for Applications The 2019 …

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A Flair For Culture

A FLAIR FOR CULTURE 18 Feb 2017 World-class institutions, venues old and new, the finest galleries and latest shows are an irresistible artistic formulaDo you know, it’s possible to visit Melbourne and not go anywhere near the MCG or flemington? you don’t need fair weather, team colours or a winning streak to have a good …

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Open Studios – New Works | Ausdance Victoria

Ausdance Victoria’s Open Studios – New Works is a program of open showings that provides the opportunity for dance artists and choreographers from all state and territories in Australia to present Contemporary Dance work-in-progress to audiences and producers in the informal and intimate surrounds of Chunky Move Studios in Melbourne, Victoria. Call for Applications The …

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Tour Ready – Meet & Greets | Ausdance Victoria

Ausdance Victoria’s Tour Ready – Meet & Greet is a program that provides the opportunity for small-to-medium dance companies and established choreographers from all state and territories in Australia to pitch tour-ready dance work/s to national and international presenters in the intimate surrounds of Chunky Move Studios in Melbourne, Victoria.   Call for Applications The 2019 …

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