Tag Archives: Charmene Yap

Life on the moon and down in the underground

Holly Doyle and Janessa Dufty, Full Moon, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Pedro Greig

The double ‘o’ in the titles of Full Moon and Ocho is the only element that unites Sydney Dance Company’s

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,

Triptych: Where everything’s in three part harmony

Sydney Dance Company, Triptych, Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, David Mack and Jesse Scales, photo © Peter Grieg

Triptych is the most satisfying production staged by the Sydney Dance Company since Rafael Bonachela took the artistic director’s reins

The Helpmann awards: winners of the year and problems of the past

Vivienne Wong and Rudy Hawkes in Chroma, The Australian Ballet 2014, photo © Jess Bialek

It’s been 11 years since the Australian Ballet won the Helpmann Award for the Best Ballet or Dance Work. Back

Dance nominees in the Helpmann Awards, 2014

The Bright Stream, Maria Alexandrova as Zina, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Damir Yusupov

The dance panel for the Helpmann Awards 2014 has shortlisted four works for Best Ballet or Dance Work, and in

On parade: Sydney Dance Company takes to the catwalk for Les Illuminations

Sydney Dance Company's Les Illuminations, Janessa Duffy and Bernhard Knauer, photo © Peter Greig

Sydney Dance Company’s new production, Les Illuminations, has all the hallmarks of an exclusive event. It’s impossible to buy a

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

Going with the flow: Annabel Knight returns to her first love, musical theatre

Annabel Knight

After you’ve danced the choreography of Graeme Murphy and Rafael Bonachela, the hip swivelling and high kicks of the Bombie

Helpmann Award nominees for 2012

A Chorus LIne, 2012 production, Tim Lawson in association with Adelaide Festival Centre

Before his career as an actor, choreographer, director and producer, Robert Helpmann was a dancer. As a student he danced

Signs of the times

The Land of Yes & The Land of No, Sydney Dance Company

In its home town, Sydney Dance Company is presenting Rafael Bonachela’s most engaging work since he became the company’s artistic