Tag Archives: Akram Khan

Kevin Jackson seizes the day with his Sydney debut as Nijinsky

Kevin Jackson and Amber Scott, Nijinsky, Australian Ballet, photo © Wendell Teodorow

The opening night of Neumeier’s Nijinsky in Sydney was Remembrance Day, the 11th of November, a day that marks the

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

Sarah Thompson and  Benedicte Bemet, Australian Ballet class

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

Guillem: The song is almost ended, but the melody lingers on

Sylvie Guillem, Bye, photo © Bill Cooper

Sylvie Guillem entered the stage like an inquisitive, fast moving animal. Her fingers resembled little legs, scrabbling across the floor,

War Dances – a brief history beyond The Green Table

Branco Gaica’s photo of the men in Stephen Baynes’ ballet, 1914, is one of my favourite images on The Australian

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

In the mind of Akram

Catherine Schaub Abkarian, photo © J. Louis Fernandez

They say that all the characters in our dreams represent us, the dreamer. If Akram Khan’s production, iTMOi, is the

The Brisbane ballet connection: new faces, new beginnings

Ballet costume exhibition, Tony Gould Gallery, QPAC, Brisbane

Five days in Brisbane, two Bolshoi Ballet performances, one visit to the Queensland Ballet, one Bolshoi Conversation Series talk and

Dancing around the world, Sylvie notches up the miles

Sylvie Guillem in Rearray, photo © Bill Cooper

In her travels around the world, Sylvie Guillem will notch up many more miles than 6000 as she tours her

Akram Khan on mortality, truth and commercial imperatives

Akram Khan and dancers, London Olympics 2012

Described as brilliant, bonkers, bizarre and, of course, terribly British – the artistic element of the Olympic Games opening ceremony