Tag Archives: Cacti

Dancing in the shadows and playing with pomposity

Cacti, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Peter Greig

First impression of Rafael Bonachela’s new work, Lux Tenebris: Tribal clusters struggling to escape confined spaces. It’s hard to tell,

Alexander Ekman, from Cacti to the Cow

Alexander Ekman, photo © Peter Greig

Next Friday, 26 February, Alexander Ekman’s box office hit, Cacti, is opening in both Wellington and Sydney, with a premiere

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

Forsythe’s letter to his wife opens Sydney Dance Company’s 2015 season

Quintett, photo © Ryan Schude

William Forsythe’s Quintett, created in 1993, is the centerpiece of Sydney Dance Company’s 2015 season. Forsythe has said that Quintett

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

The best came last in Sydney Dance Company’s new look of 2013

Sydney Dance Company, Alexander Ekman's Cacti.  Photo © Peter Greig

With De Novo, the umbrella title for Sydney Dance Company’s new triple bill, Rafael Bonachela has put together a program

From Cacti to Rameau: the year ahead for Sydney Dance Company

Cacti, NDT II, photo © Rahi Rezvani

Sydney Dance Company’s 2013 season will begin with a double bill – a new work, Emergence by the company’s artistic